Experience:
3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/14/2017
Job Category:
Nursing
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Nurse Lead, Operating Room - Evening Shift
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Job Description

Qualifications

 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Master’s degree preferred.

Minimum Work Experience
5 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 5 total years of nursing experience. Minimum of one year pediatric experience in a comparable setting. Minimum of 1 year of demonstrated nursing leadership experience.


Required Skills/Knowledge

Familiar with software such as Window’s environment (Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access).
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluent in medical management criteria such as MCG and/or InterQual.


Required Licenses and Certifications

Registered Nurse in District of Columbia






Functional Accountabilities

Professional Practice/Research
  1. Facilitate the CMI practice group of Shared Nursing Leadership and support other initiatives.
  2. Contribute to the sustainability and advancement of Magnet designation.
  3. Ensure that utilization review for patient status (IP and Observation) is based on evidence of best practice.
  4. Accountable for supporting/participating in the CRM and/or Division of Nursing’s Performance Improvement processes.
  5. Participate in community activities.
Daily Operations
  1. Accountable for staffing and assigning coverage for all roles within CRM; engages with CMI Team Lead, Manager & Director to problem-solve.
  2. Responsible for 24/7 assessment and supervision of work flow for CMI’s and support positions.
  3. Supervise utilization review activities, interface with internal and external stakeholders to achieve appropriate level of care and optimize reimbursement; ensure compliance with CMS regulations.
  4. Interact with payors and CRM leadership to improve the authorization process.
  5. Engage in performance improvement activities to standardize and elevate practice.
Communication
  1. Demonstrate advanced communication skills in dealing with staff and all members of the healthcare team.
  2. Provide constructive, sensitive and timely feedback to staff concerning their performance in verbal and written form.
  3. Effectively manage conflict and assist others to understand their behavior and their effect on the work environment.
  4. Communicate and escalate issues as appropriate to the Manager and Director.
Staff Education
  1. Facilitate learning opportunities for staff.
  2. Participate in the education and training of Case Managers and other staff.
Safety
  1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)

Management and Leadership Skills
  1. Monitors Kronos reconciliation and ensures schedule and timecard accuracy
  2. Responsible for all aspects of performance appraisal for designated staff
  3. Participates in the hiring of staff by completing WFM paperwork, conducting interviews and making recommendations for hire
  4. Assumes coverage of unit in absence of Manager & Director and makes decisions within authorized scope
  5. Demonstrates initiatives and leadership through involvement in department based projects and committees
  6. Establishes collaborative relationships and network across the organization to ensure effective outcomes
  7. Represents CRM on organizational committees and initiatives
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  4. Maintain confidentiality at all times
Customer Service
  1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
Teamwork/Communication
  1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  1. Contribute to a positive work environment
  2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  1. Use resources efficiently
  2. Search for less costly ways of doing things
 

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.