Posted: Saturday, February 17, 2018 4:19 AM
Job Summary 13;
Responsible for leadership/management of the Division/Department advanced practice nurses (APN) and if applicable nursing and ancillary staff.
In collaboration with Nursing and Division/Department leadership, the APN Manager provides oversight of advanced practice nurse (APN) practice and role development in the Division/Department while maintaining consistency with the larger institution goals. This oversight includes systems to support evidence based practice, systems to ensure patient safety, systems to promote provider efficiency and productivity, and systems to promote professional development and participation in scholarly activities.
The APN Manager participates in professional leadership activities including quality improvement, education and consultation to the APN staff.
Job Responsibilities 13;
For specific job responsibilities, please refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities checklist.
:Maintains a clinical practice as defined within the Division/Department and outlined in stated job description.
:Formulates standards for professional practice consistent with national standards and/or evidence:based practice.
:Compliance with institution wide patient safety initiatives including transparent practice through system reporting mechanisms and demonstration of shared accountability for safe practices.
:Maintains a working knowledge of regulation/legislation impacting APN practice. Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies.
:Develops position descriptions for Division/Department APNs and works collaboratively with talent acquisition and Division/Department leadership to recruit, hire and retain qualified staff.
:Ensures a comprehensive orientation program to develop competent staff.
:Completes evaluation tool as outlined by Institution expectations. Meets additionally with APN staff as required by Division/Department or staff performance.
:Participates in program development to support clinical practice and scholarly activities.
:Serves as mentor and consultant. Ensures opportunities for professional growth and development of staff.
:Collaborates with other departments to foster interdisciplinary practice and meet the needs of patients and families.
:Provides leadership in Divisional/Departmental and institution wide committees.
:Supports active quality improvement systems for unit/program and participates in Divisional/Departmental Safety Behavior for Error Prevention initiatives.
:Facilitates staff education.
:Provides clinical consultation to the interdisciplinary team.
:Role models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of nursing.
:Role models how to interact with parents/patients and colleagues with respect and dignity.
:Promotes an environment that encourages opportunities to pursue scholarly work.
:Participates in applying research findings to clinical practice.
:Role models scholarly activities.
:Promotes team building and colleague development.
:Creates an environment which is blame free, where a spirit of appreciative inquiry flourishes and thinking outside the box and taking risks is a system property.
:Demonstrates healthcare informatics competency to manage patient care, outcome data, and current and emerging healthcare technology.
:Participates in promoting quality, efficient, and cost effective care.
:Monitors own usage of supplies and equipment, identifies opportunities for improvement, and makes recommendations.
:Prepares and manages operating and capital budget for assigned areas. Maintains deadlines and is able to address variances.
:Monitors NP clinical productivity.
:Ensures compliance with NP billing regulations.
:Participates in Divisional/Departmental and network wide initiatives to represent APN practice and leverage the role of APN
• Location: South Jersey
• Post ID: 53515532 newjersey