Registered Nurse, Director of Emergency Department
Kansas City, MO, USA | HCN Healthcare
Industry:HR / Recruitment Services
Job Description:48 people have viewed this job
Develops and monitors daily staffing levels making adjustments as necessary, makes daily assignments and monitors time records including leave requests and lunch and break time
Assists in development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all federal, state, licensing and regulatory requirements and practices
Develops and maintains effective working partnerships with physicians by facilitating appropriate involvement in departmental planning and operations to ensure a collaborative work environment
Coordinates patient placement, flow and/or assessment including chart reviews, prioritizing patients by severity, placing patients with requested providers,monitoring charts lab work and radiology testsand updates patientsregarding waiting times
Serves as clinical role model, advocate and resource to staff, patients and families
Develops staffing schedules and supervises work activities of assigned staff to ensure achievement of established goals, objectives and outcomes and assists with performance evaluations
Provides guidance, mentoring and direction for ongoing staff development
Performs assessment, intervention, treatment, evaluation and referral as appropriate
Provides age appropriate nursing care to the episodic, urgent, emergent, acute and/or chronically ill or injured student in a clinic setting
Provides patient with information and education materials regarding health issues
Actively participates in a variety of annual health fairs, vision/hearing checks, immunization clinics and wellness screening programs
Acts as an advocate to community and other interested parties to increase awareness and understanding of clinic objectives, services and goals
Assists with investigations and follows up on staff and/or patient complaints to ensure timely response and/or appropriate resolution to concerns/issues.
Oversees staff competency assessments; documents observations and results; identifies areas of deficiencies
Participates in a variety of quality improvement programs by monitoring patient charts, testing processes and validating accuracy of patient documentation both electronic and hardcopy.
Orients staff to clinic policies, procedures and standards to ensure understanding and familiarity in accordance with established requirements and regulations
Assists collect and compile monthly statistical measures; prepares related operational and statistical reports for management to assist in decision making
Participates in departmental orientation, on the job training and quality improvement programs/initiatives
Participates in a variety of department and hospital educational programs to maintain current skills and competency levels; identifies and discusses performance or training needs with Chief Nursing Officer
Performs all duties of Registered Nurse as needed due to staffing needs
Actively participates/assists during code situations as directed
Performs all other job related activities as requested\required Opening posted by our Carolina office for a MO based opportunity.
At least 5 years of progressive clinical nursing and managerial experience.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, required
Master’s Degree in Nursing, preferred
Unrestricted Registered Nurse License with any United States recognized Board of Nursing, required
BLS certification or the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire
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