Nursing Manager - Cardiovascular Diagnotics
Category: Management
Facility: Genesis Healthcare System
Department: Heart and Vascular Diagnostics
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: 80 bi-weekly / 8:00am - 4:30pm
Job Details: JOB SUMMARY Manages the functions of the cardiac diagnostic department ensuring quality patient care and efficient processes. Ensures quality patient care, adequate staffing in the department, and efficient processes. Oversees care planning with all areas involved with cardiac care. Models behaviors congruent with Genesis Mission and Values and promotes consistent adherence to the values wihtin the organization. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES 1. Guides the provision of all modes of cardiac care in accordance with accepted guidelines. 2. Collects, records and reports data in reference to ACS, MI, and HF cases. 3. Participates in Mission Lifeline efforts for statewide STEMI care. 4. Analyzes department related information regarding operations, budgets, personnel reports and/or other activities; and develops action plans based on identified trends and variances. 5. Works closely with program medical director and other staff to coordinate care for cardiovascular patients. 6. Effectively prepares reports and correspondence involving synthesizing information, writing text, and preparing final communications. 7. Maintains an effective system for managing and retrieving information to enhance operational efficiency. 8. Communicates pertinent information regarding department operations, issues, or concerns to Director. 9. Demonstrates effective human resource management. Responsible for appropriate recruitment, selection, and retention of staff, attempting to minimize turnover of productive employees. 10. Facilitates development of staff and motivates them to meet organizational, departmental, and professional commitments. 11. Delegates effectively by establishing clear expectations, knowledge to do the job with appropriate follow up mechanism while maintaining accountability. 12. Demonstrates proficiency with clinical knowledge in order to improve treatment of cardiovascular disease pathophysiology. 13. Responsible for heart failure center development and any future accreditation processes.

QUALIFICATIONS 1. BSN in nursing required. 2. A minimum of two years leadership experience required. 3. CPR certification required. 4. Computer proficiencies to enter and retrieve data, to assemble and organize data, to use, analyze, and integrate data from diverse sources. Use of Internet, e-mail and calendar required. 5. Ability to supervise and train staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling assignments. 6. Knowledge of clinical operations, medical terminology, levels of care, treatment modalities, and the present health care delivery system. 7. High degree of skill in interpersonal relations with the ability to deal effectively on a one-to-one and group basis with physicians, nursing staff, administration, and other hospital departments. 8. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions. 9. Strong strategic and critical thinking skills, self-directed, goal oriented, and visionary. 10. Ability to coach employees to provide support to promote nursing excellence, and ability to foster teamwork and process change.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. Works in a hospital outpatient environment. 2. May be required to drive to other locations. Answers telephone calls, uses personal computer, other business machines and medical equipment, which require the ability to apply finger dexterity. Individual bends, reaches, pushes and pulls. 3. Regularly lift or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. 4. Vision abilities required include up close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. 5. Required to rotate shifts and regular days off. All system employees must be willing to work all shifts, extra hours, holidays and emergency shifts as required. This description reflects in general terms the type and level of work performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive, nor portray the specific duties of any one incumbent.

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