Diagnostic Nurse Manager Job DescriptionReporting Structure
Diagnostic Nurse Manager will have dual reporting structure to Administrative Director of Nursing and Director of Non-Invasive Diagnostics
Assist the Director of Non-Invasive Diagnostics with recruitment of new hires for diagnostic nurses, and regional ECHO/Vascular sonographers, NM technologists
Oversee diagnostic nursing and outreach diagnostic staff interview process including coordination of interviews with the Director of Non-Invasive Diagnostics and other appropriate stakeholders
Work with the Talent Acquisition Consultant to obtain compensation quotes and make offers to candidates
Coordination of onboarding of new employees with managers and/or leads of each diagnostic modality at MCE
Delivers competency-based performance evaluations according to policy
Diagnostic nurses at MCE and OHO will report direct to the Diagnostic Nurse Manager
Diagnostic nurses and techs at all outreach locations will continue to report directly to the respective Clinic Nurse Manager for that location
Monitors nurses’ performance and collaborates with Administrative Director of Nursing, Director of Non-Invasive Diagnostics, and Human Resources when corrective action is needed
Ensure staffing is adequate to meet demands for diagnostic nursing at MCE/OHO and for diagnostic nurses and techs at the outreach locations including floating staff as needed in collaboration with the respective Clinic Nurse Manager (including staff planned time off and unexpected time off)
Ensure clinical standardization for each diagnostic modality across all VHVI locations
Obtain feedback and buy-in from the respective Medical Directors on proposed quality improvements or quality issues
Collaborate with the Clinic Nurse Manager in each location to complete the EOC items related to diagnostics
Collaborate with the Director of Non-Diagnostics to ensure quality data and metrics are met
Utilizes and monitors Veritas reporting system for improved service in safety and/or documenting safety related incidents
Oversee the Diagnostics Quality Safety Committee in collaboration with the Director of Non-Invasive Diagnostics
Reviews monthly reports and investigates budget variances
Maintain equipment inventory for ECHO/Vascular, nuclear, EKG, and Holter monitors
Prioritize any equipment replacement needs to the Director of Non-Invasive Diagnostics
Monitor diagnostic templates, reconcile with appropriate staffing needs, and adjust templates as needed with the local clinical team
Serve as the primary contact for mobile ECHO/Vascular programs
Coordination with the Ambulatory Business Team on template design, work queues, supplies, and billing workflows as needed
Assist the Director of Non-Invasive Diagnostics with student placement as needed
Completes timely review/approval process for timekeeping (Kronos) of staff labor records for MCE and OHO locations
LEADERSHIP - (INTERMEDIATE):- Motivates and inspires others to perform at a high level. Puts aside personal needs and considerations for the good of the team. Communicates in a positive and constructive way, demonstrating an enthusiasm for team and unit goals. Takes appropriate risks, showing and accepting personal accountability for actions and decisions. Gets others to share challenges and perform as a valuable member of the team and unit. Accomplishes results through influence, coaching, communication and commitment with minimal use of authority and control.
OPERATIONS PLANNING - (INTERMEDIATE):- Demonstrates ability to forecast complex resource needs, identify discrete tasks, set priorities, define dependencies, schedule activities, meet deadlines, and organize work for a single functional area. Merges diverse points of view into a coalition with shared goals and objectives. Plans for and anticipates events outside of immediate responsibility. Identifies relevant stakeholders and gains their commitment. Anticipates problems and obstacles before they arise. Able to absorb changes to major assignments while maintaining a high level of performance. Competently handles multiple assignments and projects simultaneously. Sets priorities with a proper sense of urgency and importance. Develops creative ideas and takes innovative action to achieve planned goals and objectives.
PEOPLE MANAGEMENT - (INTERMEDIATE):- Successfully resolves conflicts and disciplinary problems. Provides counseling and career development planning to subordinates. Constructively gives timely positive and negative feedback, confronting individual performance problems in a professional and sensitive manner. Aware of the values, abilities and needs of others. Demonstrates the ability to create a positive work climate, establishing a feeling of partnership and empowering others. Has set, coached and assessed the assignment objectives of subordinates. Practices and rewards behaviors supportive of company values.
COMPLIANCE - (INTERMEDIATE):- Demonstrates knowledge of the appropriate rules and regulations and apply them in difficult, stressful and complex situations. Able to interpret and explain rules and regulations that are ambiguous or unclear. Directs others in interpreting rules and regulations on the job and trains others in them.
BUSINESS RESULTS - (NOVICE):- Develops and implements appropriate measures for attaining well-defined business results and tracks progress in meeting goals and objectives. Continuously demonstrates a strong focus on quality in spite of pressures from competition, budgets, and time. Anticipates and responds effectively to customer needs. Sensitive to changes in the environment which may impact customer satisfaction, product quality, or profitability. Able to specify clear, precise personal objectives.
QUALITY MANAGEMENT - (NOVICE):- Has provided continuous analysis and evaluation of assignment work processes, constantly striving for improvement in the way tasks and activities are accomplished by questioning their value to the process and contributing creative solutions. Has participated in the process of establishing, communicating and monitoring standards for quality and excellence. Demonstrates the ability to actually work on and improve a current business process, product or service.
SUPPORTING COLLEAGUES (M2):
DELIVERING EXCELLENT SERVICES (M2):
ENSURING HIGH QUALITY (M2):
MANAGING RESOURCES EFFECTIVELY (M2):
FOSTERING INNOVATION (M2):