Nurses at Legacy embody our mission of making life better for others. It's evident in their expertise as well as in their kind and caring nature. The Nurse Manager leads by example, overseeing patient care and carrying the Legacy mission into every responsibility, whether it's staffing, scheduling, budgeting or collaborating with peers. If you are ready to grow with a healthcare system that values your professionalism and compassion, please consider this opportunity.
The Nurse Manager oversees all daily operational activities, including departmental planning related to staffing, scheduling, and budget; ensuring appropriate systems and processes for the efficient delivery of care; and ensuring safe/high quality care and an outstanding experience for patients and their families. This leadership role assumes 24/7 responsibility for all department functions, including maintaining effective interprofessional communication and a positive work environment that supports and embraces the principles of shared governance. The manager ensures that staff are educated and competent to care for the patients under their care, and works effectively with physicians, peers and other Legacy leadership to meet the strategic objectives of Legacy.
Legacy Health, the largest nonprofit, community-owned health system serving the Portland-Vancouver area and the mid-Willamette Valley, seeks to improve our community by helping people live healthier and better lives. To support good health, Legacy provides a range of services not found in any other single system: multiple hospitals, a children's hospital, primary and urgent care, and complete medical specialties. We partner with many groups to build a healthier community for all. Plus, we value diversity and innovation as we look for ways to improve health care and create a legacy of health for all.
Participates in the recruitment, interviewing, selection, education and evaluation of staff. Assesses technical and professional education needs of staff and develops or provides educational resources to meet those needs. Ensures competency of all caregivers.
Designs a staffing plan to meet the needs of the patients being served and ensures appropriate allocation of resources to meet departmental needs.
Monitors performance of staff and departmental processes. Provides timely feedback and coaching; implements corrective action practices when appropriate.
Creates and maintains a positive work environment that supports a culture of shared decision making and open communication. Holds staff accountable for patient and unit outcomes.
Plans and manages for the business priorities and clinical needs of the department. Identifies and resolves issues affecting the delivery of patient care services in the department.
Develops the departmental budget; makes decisions regarding expenditures of funds to meet department objectives and maintains costs within budgeted amounts.
Demonstrates knowledge of applicable statutory, regulatory and administrative requirements relative to departmental operations / accreditation. Maintains compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations, hospital and departmental policies and procedures
Education: Academic degree (BSN or MSN/MN) required. Master's degree required; MSN/MN preferred. Internal or external candidates may be considered with verification of a master's degree in progress.
Two years of leadership practice experience required. Demonstrated growth in leadership responsibilities and breadth desired.
Previous clinical experience specific to the appropriate area of specialty practice is highly desirable.
This Nurse Manager will have accountability for the Legacy System-Wide Resource Pool Staff to include RN's and CNA's Direct supervision of approximately 100 employees in 8 Legacy facilities across the Portland Metro area including Silverton.
Resource Pool teams include: Critical Care, Emergency Department, Behavioral Health and a newly created Procedural pool.
Master's Degree must be completed by December 31, 2020
Position reports to the Director of Clinical Resource Management.
Skills: Demonstrated knowledge of clinical operations, including staffing and scheduling, budget management, workflow planning, staff development, quality, safety and patient experience management. Excellent communication (verbal and written) and leadership skills, and a willingness to lead by example. Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions are essential.
LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:
Demonstrates the ability to act consistently with Legacy's Values in Action, exemplify our core organizational values and exhibit the leadership competencies outlined in the Leading at Legacy.