Aug 11, 2022

Nurse Manager - Labor & Delivery 2021-111271

  • Novant Health
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
PRN General Nursing

Job Description

Overview

Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center is seeking an experienced Labor & Delivery Nurse Manager day shift to serve as a remarkable leader of the healthcare team within our large L&D and High Risk Maternity/OB unit in Charlotte, NC. You’ll serve as a true leader of the healthcare team by establishing an authentic, personalized relationship with your Assistant Nurse Managers and care team while being a support system within the unit. This position will be responsible for a 20 L&D inpatient beds and 16 Special Maternity inpatient beds and averages 500 births per month. At the heart of everything we do, you’ll find dynamic team members working together to deliver remarkable patient experiences.

The Nurse Manager for the Labor & Delivery unit will be a Registered Nurse with strong L&D and management experience.

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It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters teamwork, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate of an accredited nursing program required. Master's degree preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of two years clinical RN experience in an labor and delivery setting required.
  • Licensure/certification/registration: Current RN licensure in appropriate state required. BLS required. Prior demonstrated leadership preferred.
  • Additional skills required: Understands and applies: current and future trends/practice in area of responsibility; regulatory and governing standards, policies and procedures; information systems and software used in area of responsibility; equipment used in performing assigned duties; application of safety and infection control policies and procedures; skills in interviewing and selection process; understanding of budgeting, staffing, payroll and purchasing processes; implementation of competency, feedback, development and progressive discipline processes; teambuilding, conflict management, and interpersonal relationship skills; principles of adult learning and teaching methods/models; decision making, project leadership and consultation, delegation and communication skills; customer needs and expectations and knowledge for improvement to exceed customer expectations; principles of change management.
  • Additional skills preferred: Board certification in area of practice.

Responsibilities

Leadership: Creates, supports and maintains a culture of professional accountability. Grows and nurtures nurse leaders and team members. Creates and maintains a healthy work environments that results in improved patient outcomes, retention, and organizational excellence. Facilitates decision making within the department. Acts with honesty and integrity with employees and patients/families, showing and speaking with respect for the rights of others, human dignity, and diversity. Makes decisions in a timely manner. Coordinates the provision of patient care through delegation, problem solving, time management and organizational skills. Utilizes the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements, Novant Health Nursing Practice Model – Duffy’s The Quality - Caring Model©, evidence based practice and guidelines from formal nursing organizations as the foundation for nursing practice. Assures that team members provide care that is consistent with The Joint Commission and other regulatory requirements. Actively participates in unit practice and best practice committees. Promotes collegial relationships with physicians and other professional groups. Removes barriers for staff to assure optimal patient safety and satisfaction. Meets and maintains requirements of a Registered Nurse. Develops and implements plan for self-development in collaboration with the Director of Nursing or Nurse Executive.
Interpersonal Effectiveness and Communication: Creates an environment that supports and respects diversity where all team members feel safe, included, and free to contribute to the success of Novant Health. Partners with family and patients to resolve concerns related to the delivery of health care. Communicates with and involves the team through regular dialogue with all team members. Coaches and mentors the team in order to achieve our goals. Provides progress updates to staff in a timely manner, based on team’s needs. Utilizes communication methods and tools to deliver information that improves quality of personal and organizational decisions. Ensures timely and consistent communication. Participates in appropriate committees and teams. Makes unit/departmental rounds utilizing our leadership competencies/skills/tools. Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of team members, peers and other leaders. Inspires team members and helps connect the work of nursing to the goals of the organization.
Business Acumen: Upholds organizational policy and procedure. Provides project/process consultation. Shows imagination through creative solutions. Displays interest and willingness to try new things; takes risks. Monitors operations on a continual basis. Develops and coordinates unit based initiatives or programs for a defined population. Participates in marketing/community activities related to the service line for Novant Heath. Utilizes productivity tools and supports the unit care team model to promote safe and effective staffing.


Quality Improvement: Evaluates factors related to safety, outcomes, and effectiveness and develops and implements improvement plans as needed. Makes decisions based on an understanding of data trending and variation. Embraces change and acts as a change agent. Is a live-long learner. Develops and implements an education plan for areas of responsibility annually in collaboration with Nursing Practice Education and Research. Monitors and improves staff satisfaction through recruitment and retention initiatives.


Customer Service: Creates an environment that promotes accountability through inspiration, coaching, and mentoring . Regularly makes the services standards a part of their dialogue when rounding with the team. Ensures team members and self respond to customers in a timely manner. Monitors customer satisfaction scores and makes changes for improvement. Works with team members to develop or improve processes to assure a Remarkable Patient Experience. Celebrate accomplishments with team.


Human Resources and Organizational Development: Provides ongoing and annual feedback to team members on performance through mentoring and coaching staff in developing plans to achieve personal career goals. Provides for education and training of team members. Promotes and supports nursing Clinical Ladder program. Builds teams and partnerships. Monitors, evaluates and coordinates workload trends and manages resources to meet patient care needs. Promotes retention and recruitment. Mentors team in development of leadership skills and maximizes their potential. Creates an environment that supports professional growth and development. Develops succession plans for team members.


Financial Management: Manages positions within the department to achieve quality and productivity and meet budget. Develops the annual operations and capital budgets. Manages the department budget (measures, monitors, and balances human and material resources). Provides input for strategic planning for system/facility and community.