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Jordan Hospital Clinical Nurse Manager- Cardiac Cath Lab in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Director in the strategic planning, organizing and daily supervision of the Cardiac Cath Lab.

  • Communicates effectively with patients, families, visitors, co-workers, physicians and other employees.

  • Assists the Director in the preparation and management of the annual operating and capital equipment budgets.

  • Works collaboratively with all practitioners to run the schedule according to the defined standards, policies and procedures.

  • Adjusts, plans and schedules staff and equipment in order to meet patient care needs in a fiscally responsible manner.

  • Responsible for assuring appropriate staffing to meet case types and assigns staff to cases according to competence and skill.

  • Contributes to the creation and implementation of policies and procedures to support standards of cardiovascular patient care.

  • Holds staff accountable for adhering to policies and procedures. Provides guidance and counseling to personnel in the department for non-compliance with hospital policies and protocols.

  • 24/7 operational accountability.

  • Serves as clinical contact for PCI Program; responsible for data integrity and documentation.

  • Supports and maintains unit compliance with regulatory and professional standards such as JCAHO, DPH, OSHA and FDA and unit specific competencies.

  • Serves as a professional role model and mentor to staff.

  • Utilizes the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth’s policies/procedures and nursing practice standards to direct staff in the implementation of the nursing process for the purpose of improving patient outcomes.

  • Participates in the interviewing and disciplinary process with personnel.

  • Actively participates in the annual performance evaluation process and completes evaluations in a timely manner.

  • Supports quality improvement process in the Cardiovascular Services, utilizing NCDR (ACC), Mass-DAC and AHA registry information.

  • Utilizes the LEAN Methodology to improve efficiency and decrease waste in the department.

  • Notifies, initiates investigation and submits reports on unusual occurrences to Director.

  • Demonstrates proficiency with computer – Meditech, Microsoft Office and other hospital clinical documentation systems, e.g., Cath Lab Clinical and PACS Systems.

  • Develops and directs the orientation and clinical education programs for the Cath Lab Program and clinical nursing in the Diagnostic Imaging Department using BID-Plymouth’s policies and procedures and nursing practice standards. Works with the Professional Practice Department to develop educational programs to support the Cardiac Catheterization Program in the Cath Lab/ED and Critical Care Departments.

    It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

    Education/Experience Required:

  • Five (5) years of clinical experience in the interventional cardiac cath lab with charge/supervisory experience.

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

  • B.S. in Nursing required.

  • M.S. in Nursing preferred.

    Registration/Certification:

  • Current R.N. license in Massachusetts

  • Certification in CCRN specialty (preferred)

  • ACLS

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