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Minnesota Visiting Nurse Agency Nurse Manager - Inpatient Medicine in Minneapolis, Minnesota

SUMMARY Hennepin Healthcare seeks an experienced Nurse Manager to lead our Inpatient Medicine Unit to perform work of considerable difficulty in planning, organizing, coordinating, evaluating and directing nursing service activities. The Nurse Manager provides leadership, implements the vision, mission, core values, evidence based practice, and standards of the organization, and nursing within their defined areas of responsibility.

RESPONSIBILITIES * Recruits, hires, and evaluates nursing unit staff * Exhibits leadership behaviors that support staff to take responsibility, authority, and accountability for decision making related to patient care * Develops, maintains and evaluates systems and processes to facilitate the delivery of patient care * Assures adequate staffing consistent with patient acuity and assessment of staffing efficiencies * Monitors and ensures unit staff understands and complies with organizational standards, competency requirements, policies, procedures, and regulations * Establishes and monitors unit based expense, revenue and volume statistics. Achieves financial targets through effective use of resources and adheres to productivity standards * Understands and implements provisions of applicable labor contracts * Supports lifelong learning for staff by coaching and encouraging involvement in educational and developmental opportunities * Is accountable for supporting and strengthening the professional practice environment * Bases decisions and actions on ethical principles * Collaborates with nursing staff at all levels, physicians, interdisciplinary teams, executive leaders and other stakeholders to achieve outcomes * Creates a caring culture that fosters positive, effective nurse- patient -family relationships * Supports and develops organizational and unit based strategies to create, sustain, and nurture patient and family - centered care (PFCC) * Creates an environment that encourages engagement, creativity, and inclusion for employees * Establishes an environment that supports the professional nurse in planning, coordinating and evaluating patient care * Provides leadership for work redesign and continuous process improvement and coaches all staff to participate in the process * Applies LEAN principles to drive waste and variation out of healthcare processes and develops successful implementation of standard work practices * Designs and implements sustainability plans for improvement work / projects * Maintains commitment to Hennepin Healthcare’s Mission, Vision and Values; and assures these are practiced and advanced on the patient care unit * Supports research and evidence based practice and its integrations into nursing and the delivery of healthcare services * Develops, maintains, and evaluates information systems and processes that promote desired patient, professional and organizational goals * Authors unit goals and strategies based upon the annual plan. Measures and monitors activities to assure attainment of established outcomes and innovation * Maintains and demonstrates current knowledge in the administration of health care organizations to advance nursing practice and the provision of quality health care services * Systematically evaluates the quality, safety and effectiveness of nursing practice, and patient care outcomes * Develops, maintains and evaluates unit based patient and staff data collection systems and processes to support the practice of nursing and delivery of high quality care * Provides a healing environment to patients, visitors, staff and providers through maintenance of an organized and clean patient care unit * Evaluates personal performance based on professional practice standards, relevant statues, policies, organizational criteria, and outcomes achievement


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in nursing or related field. If the Master’s degree is in a related field, the individual must have a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited program
  • Individuals who do not have a Master's degree in either nursing or a related field must have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing and be actively enrolled in an approved Master's or Doctorate nursing or related field program Enrollment in the progress ADN to Master's Degree Program also fulfills this requirement. The Master's or Doctorate degree must be obtained within 5 years of hire as a condition of continued employment.
  • Three to five (3 to 5) years of professional leadership experience (i.e., charge nurse, team leader, preceptor, committee chair, etc.)
  • Five (5) years clinical experience

Preferred Qualifications: * Recent acute care/hospital experience * Nursing management experience Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: * Ability to effectively manage hospital resources (i.e., budget and staff) * Ability to motivate employees and inspire positive change within department * Innovative thinker; Ability to contribute new ideas that support organizational goals * Skilled in managerial duties (i.e., hiring, firing, performance appraisals, pay reviews) * Skilled in modeling company values through daily interactions within the department and organization * High standard of ethics, discipline, and professionalism * Skilled in fostering a positive workplace culture and building inclusive workplace teams License/Certifications: * Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of Minnesota

Title: Nurse Manager - Inpatient Medicine

Location: MN-Minneapolis-Downtown Campus

Requisition ID: 210210