Job Posting: Unit Manager (RN) - Labor & Delivery
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Department: Labor and Delivery
Shift: Monday - Friday
Job Number: JO-2202-45458
Date Posted: 2/16/2022
Categories: Licensed Nurses
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.
Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.
Position Summary This position is directly responsible for managing, directing, and planning all clinical functions of the delivery of care within Womens and Childrens Services. They are also responsible for assisting the director with hiring, orienting, evaluating, and supervising the Womens Services staff. The unit manager is responsible for all departmental functions in support of the hospital mission, vision and facility goals. This position directly supervises the job classes of clinical coordinator, charge nurse, RN, tech, acute care nursing assistant and unit secretary. The incumbent maintains 24-hour responsibility for all aspects of these areas including assisting the director in evaluating personnel, maintaining financial compliance, record keeping and reporting. The manager identifies the cost-effective systems needed to support the business of the department, taking into account business trends, resource availability and changes in customers. The unit manager also assists the director in establishing and maintaining unit policies and procedures. The manager establishes effective working relationships with all constituencies including patients, patient families, physicians, employees, volunteers and vendors. This position identifies problematic issues and provides remedies through continuous customer satisfaction data and employee involvement. The majority of time is spent standing and or walking short distances, with frequent lifting, pushing, and pulling of up to 100 lbs., and occasional carrying of up to 25 lbs. This position functions in both office and clinical environments with the potential for exposure to radiation, blood borne and/or airborne pathogens. Administrative activity consumes about 25% of total work time while clinical interaction consumes up to 75% of work time. Standard work week is Monday through Friday with rotation to all shifts and days of the week to maintain relationships and clinical standards.
Licenses/Certifications Required Arkansas RN license, CPR, NRP*
Specific Educational and Skill Competencies Required A good working knowledge of critical care practices and advanced decision-making skills as usually demonstrated by a minimum of three (3) years of clinical nursing experience. L/D, Nursery, and Mother Baby experience required. Exemplary communication skills, the ability to direct and motivate subordinate personnel. A Bachelors degree in Nursing is required and a Masters degree in Nursing is preferred.
*To obtain within 6 months of hire
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