Covenant Health

Job Title
Shift Manager
ID
3509625
Facility
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
Department Name
CARDIOLOGY UNIT

Overview

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Registered Nurse, Shift Manager - Cardiology 

Full-time, 72 hours per pay period, Night shift

 

With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.

  • 301 licensed beds
  • 25 ICU beds
  • 8 step-down beds
  • 38 emergency suites
  • 2 cath labs
  • 1 electrophysiology lab
  • 8 LDRP suites
  • 205 active and courtesy physicians
  • 1,192 employees

 

Position Summary:

Assists in providing 24-hour management of the unit(s) or department assigned. 

 

Recruiter: Kathleen Rice || kkarnes@covhlth.com || 865-374-5391

Responsibilities

  • Maintains and ensures compliance with hospital policies and procedures, all regulatory agencies, and/or accepted standards of practice and hospital contracts.
  • Facilitates patient admissions and discharges in conjunction with admitting office.
  • Serves as clinical resource for nursing staff.
  • Supervises patient care process.
  • May provide direct patient care until appropriate staff is available.
  • Assists with scheduling appropriate resources to provide quality patient care and/or customer satisfaction on a daily basis.
  • Monitors quality improvement activities in department, makes suggestions for QT teams, recruits staff, and provides support for the teams.
  • Establishes and maintains professional attitude toward customers through leadership and personal example. Maintains customer service standards for department; and participates in resolution of customer dissatisfaction issues.
  • Assists with the preparation and review of the budget for the assigned unit or department.
  • Investigates, develops and evaluates current trends in departmental methods.
  • Serves as liaison between staff and administration.
  • Facilitates conflict resolution using appropriate techniques in an effective and professional manner.
  • Evaluates personnel and encourages and assists in their development.
  • Directs the orientation of new staff and assists with staff educational activities.
  • Maintain positive intra-departmental and inter-departmental relations.
  • Serves on hospital committees as necessary for the benefit of the organization.
  • Remains mentally alert and maintains concentration with attention to detail for prolonged periods, at times under stress. Maintains adaptability, flexibility, initiative, persistence, and efficiency of time management and action.
  • Does not pose a direct threat to health or safety of self or others. Provides safe, efficient, competent care to population assigned. Meets MMC Environment of Care Standards.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

None specified, however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

 

Minimum Experience:

A minimum of two-three (2-3) years of working experience as an emergency department registered nurse, including at least one (1) year in which management and leadership ability have been demonstrated.  

 

Licensure Requirement:

Required licensure (Valid TN RN license) and/or certification must be current. CPR required.

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