Organization: Sanford Health
Location: Mandan, ND
Date Job Posted: February 16, 2021
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Manages nursing staff and nursing activities for an assigned department, including patient/resident care, record-keeping, budgeting, and personnel issues. Assigns patients/residents to available nursing staff, taking into consideration the patient's/resident's condition and the employee's skill level. Schedules nursing staff to specific shifts, taking into account past utilization trends. Measures employee performance. Assists in the training of new staff members and the development of existing staff members. Manages workflow volumes, including monitoring and processing of work queues. Applies key aspects of continuous improvement processes and evaluates impact on quality. Monitors patient/resident care areas and other facilities for cleanliness and readiness. Provides nursing care to patients/residents on an as needed basis. Opportunities to assist and manage special projects as assigned by leadership, championing enterprise scope and initiatives.
Bachelor's degree in nursing required.
Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).
For Rural Health Network facilities and Good Samaritan Society (GSS) only, employees who do not possess a Bachelor’s degree in the required field, leadership may consider an educational plan with proven continuous action toward achieving a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing within five years of hire into position. Additionally for Rural Health Network facilities and Good Samaritan Society (GSS) locations, for current employees, leadership may have considered acceptable qualifications and work experience equivalency based on facility size, rural market, and business need, prior to new Sanford education requirements.
Thorough knowledge of the nursing practice act and standards of nursing care, and a working knowledge of administrative and management techniques. Two years of nursing clinical experience in caring for patients, residents, or clients preferred. Two years' experience in management duties is preferred.
Currently holds an unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Depending on location, a valid drivers license may be required. Basic Life Support (BLS) may be required for frequent patient contact and providing patient care. Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) desirable. Certificate for Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) preferred.