Nurse Manager Infection Prevention at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/12/2019
  • Job ID:
    19002199
  • Job Family
    Infection Control
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Job Description


Description
Infection Prevention AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
 
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:
Full-Time, Days
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Translate the organizational strategic plan in way that is meaningful to those I lead and the patients I serve.
  • Establish goals and priorities for my team and direct the efforts of staff toward accomplishment of objectives.
  • Recognize and act on growth opportunities to advance the hospital’s mission and vision.
  • Resolve problems quickly and in a manner that preserves the integrity of those involved.
  • Inspire staff to move in a direction that supports the strategic plan, promotes evidence-based practice and supports teamwork and respect for diverse interests, needs and values.
  • Participate in marketing and/or community service activities that enhance the image of Shawnee Mission Health.
  • Place patient safety at the center of all leadership decisions made.
  • Accept accountability for problem-solving issues and work with members of the healthcare team to resolve concerns.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate policies, standards of practice and programs that support the department.
  • Analyze and monitor compliance with accrediting and regulatory agencies.
  • Identify my own knowledge deficits and assume responsibility for personal conduct and professional development.
  • Recognize the importance of professional contributions through national specialty certification, formal education advancement and professional organization membership.
  • Utilize critical thinking skills to analyze problems and develop solutions that align with the organization’s mission, vision and values.
  • Demonstrate expertise in aligning staff and other resources to respond to financial goals of the organization.
  • Create and manage operating and capital budgets to provide for departmental needs.
  • Initiate activities to enhance revenues and support cost reduction and containment.
  • Proactively monitor key performance indicators and make appropriate adjustments to processes.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate schedules in accordance with patient needs.
  • Leverage the strengths and skills of others in order to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Utilize work time effectively and adhere to established deadlines. 
Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Kansas Registered Nurse License
  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
 
Job Summary:
The Manager has 24-hour accountability, authority and responsibility for quality of services, operational management and human resource management for an assigned environment(s).  The Manager fosters the integration of the organization’s vision and values and accomplishes the mission and strategic plan through an accountable work team.  As a member of the multidisciplinary team, the Manager collaborates with patients/customers, families, physicians, administration and associates to meet customer needs and expectations in a patient focused and healing environment. 
The Manager uses critical thinking and demonstrates leadership skills in assuring that appropriate care is carried out for specific patient population(s).  The Manager is responsible for promoting team work with physicians and personnel and all members of the health care team.  The Manager is responsible for establishing the tone of the work environment and insuring that all personnel are competent, adhere to all policies of the department and organization and adhere to all behavior standards of Shawnee Mission Health. 
Demonstration of the expertise for Infection Control principles, practice and process improvement are required.  Integration of workflow utilizing the electronic health record, NHSN, state and national reporting processes, organizational goals and integration into the community health networks are mandatory.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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