This position is responsible for assisting the Manager/Director with department operations. This includes supervision of personnel and projects as delegated, including but not limited to human resources management, nursing practice, quality and safety, regulatory compliance, finance and other operational accountabilities.
Partners with Manager/Director to supervise/manage day-to-day or shift-to-shift operations to ensure support of the mission, vision, values and goals of the organization.
Assists Manager/Director to plan, manage, coordinate and evaluate patient care activities including staffing, resource management, quality and safety, regulatory compliance, and financial management.
Prioritizes assignments to assure timely, productive, and efficient use of resources.
Assists NM to manage equipment inventory and supply management within operational budget.
Collaborates with Nursing, Provider leadership and other stakeholders to implement and evaluate standards of practice.
Collects and analyzes quality data and utilizes process improvement methodology to insure deliver of safe and quality patient care.
Assists with department change and acts a change agent in of system change, procedure change and process changes.
Demonstrates skills/abilities in provision of patient care
Ensures unit protocols, benchmarks, and hospital procedures are initiated appropriately.
Assists Manager/Director to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the quality improvement initiatives.
Assists Manager/Director with human resources management to achieve quality service and positive employee relations.
Ensures compliance with organizational policies and procedures.
Advocates for patient, family and staff needs.
Drives improvement activities that promote patient centered care and positive customer experience.
Assists Manager/Director to ensure staff compliance in areas of job requirements, education and clinical competency.
Promotes a culture of high employee engagement, professional development, nursing education and research.
Organization Expectations, as applicable:
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served
Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.
Communicates in a respective manner.
Ensures a safe, secure environment.
Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.
Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.
Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.
Fulfills all organizational requirements
Completes all required learning relevant to the role
Complies with and maintains knowledge of all relevant laws, regulation, policies, procedures and standards.
Fosters a culture of improvement, efficiency and innovative thinking.
Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications to Fulfill Job Responsibilities:
Bachelors degree in Nursing. If Masters degree is in nursing, Bachelors degree in other area of study will be accepted.
Three years nursing experience, at least one of which in a formal or informal (charge, lead, preceptor) leadership role. Knowledge of patient population served in area of responsibility.
Licensed Registered Nurse. Ability to obtain Minnesota nursing license at time of hire.
Masters degree in nursing, health care administration, business administration or related field.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider netwo...rk and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.