Manager Patient Care Women’s Health & NICU
Aurora Medical Center Sheboygan County
3400 Union Ave, Sheboygan, WI 53081
Advocate Aurora Health
• Job ID # R54420
• Status/Hours: Full Time, Days
*This Opportunity is in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Relocation Assistance available*
WHO WE ARE: Aurora Medical Center Sheboygan County, our 113-bed acute care medical center with 44 specialties, is home to a collaborative and supportive team of 529 providers and 320 professional nurses. This new and state-of-the-art community hospital offers General Surgery, Women’s Health/level II NICU, Cardiac Care, Emergency Services, Ortho and Rehab, Spine Services and Behavioral Health. Our facility features advanced technologies including Wi-Fi throughout, private rooms and modern birthing suites for a comfortable experience. ASCMC is built to Healthy Spaces Road Map standards for green building and operations best practices. We are nationally recognized for excellence from U.S. News as a High Performing Hospital - Maternity Care, Newsweek as World’s Best Hospital 2021, Healthgrades as 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience and awarded 5 stars by CMS for Overall Hospitality Quality.
ASCMC is part of Advocate Aurora Health system, a safe clinical enterprise operating 27 hospitals and over 500+ ambulatory care sites, 22k RNs in our 77k member team. Our list of accolades include, but are not limited to, “Top Work Places”, “Top 100 Hospitals”, QUEST Award, “Best Places to work for Women and Diverse Managers”, and System for Change Award. Join us and change lives… including your own.
OUR GOAL FOR THIS ROLE: Be responsible for the practice of professional nursing and the delivery of nursing care across L&D, Neonatal and Mother/Baby units. Establishes clinical direction for nursing care delivery, provides clinical supervision and is responsible for quality outcomes. Responsible for attaining and maintaining adherence to regulatory standards. Coordinates the unit operations with other departments and disciplines to provide effective, efficient, and compassionate patient care. Champion program development for Women’s Health.
HOW YOU’LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:
• Coordinates and manages all resources necessary to provide optimal nursing care, including availability of staff resources, patient care supplies and automated patient care systems. Effectively manages resources through systems management and coordinates system issues to assure optimal patient care.
• Maintains an optimal level of productivity, based on the coordination of efficient 24-hour staffing and scheduling patterns and labor management standards.
• Evaluates the quality of patient care provided by department staff by using standards of practice, patient outcomes and other quality indicators to include peer review, incident reports,
use of policies and procedures, evaluation of equipment, supplies and products; ensures appropriate resources are available for department performance improvement initiatives.
• Develops service strategies and monitors service levels against indicators to demonstrate improvement in customer and patient satisfaction. Coordinates and integrates services with other areas.
• Maintains and promotes effective relationships with and between patients, families, department staff, other departments, medical staff and their support staff, other health care facilities and vendors. Acts as a liaison between medical and nursing staffs as necessary.
• Facilitates evidence-based nursing by creating an environment that encourages utilization of evidence in practice and decision-making to maintain quality, cost, and customer service; ensures integration of evidence in congruence with departmental, organizational, and strategic goals.
• Participates in shared governance councils and provides feedback as requested. Makes recommendations for changes in nursing practice to shared governance councils and promotes new approaches and concepts. Supports shared governance by holding staff accountable and by monitoring and counseling department representative(s) to ensure role compliance.
• Responsible for attaining and maintaining department's compliance with the Joint Commission (TJC) on Accreditation and other regulatory bodies.
• Develops and communicates change initiatives. Achieves care management targets in area(s) of responsibility and achieves target improvements in employee engagement. Plans for staffing needs appropriately meeting established productivity benchmarks and achieves patient loyalty targets
• Assists physicians and other departments with development of new services, identifying potential new sources of revenue and/or assisting in the marketing of existing and new programs.
• Performs human resources responsibilities for staff which include interviewing and selection of new employees, promotions, staff development, performance evaluations, compensation changes, resolution of employee concerns, corrective actions, terminations, and overall employee morale.
• Develops and recommends operating and capital budgets and controls expenditures within approved budget objectives.
• Responsible for understanding and adhering to the organization's Code of Ethical Conduct and for ensuring that personal actions, and the actions of employees supervised, comply with the policies, regulations, and laws applicable to the organization's business.
• Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements
relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures. Age-specific information is developed further in the departmental job standards.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
Licenses & Certifications
• Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices.
• Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
Required Functional Experience
• Typically requires 5 years of experience in nursing that includes experiences in labor and delivery.
Required Management Experience
• Includes 1 year of supervisory experience in managing a staff and budgets in a nursing environment at the supervisory/management level.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Advanced knowledge of nursing management concepts, clinical practice, and facilities policies and procedures.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to deal with conflict resolution. • Strong aptitude in human resource management.
• Ability to handle multiple demands simultaneously.
• Sound decision making and critical thinking skills.
• Proficient in use of computers, software, and other electronic systems.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
• Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, reach above shoulders, and twist frequently during work shift.
• Occasionally required to lift over 50 lbs. with assistance.
• Required to use foot pedals on carts or machines.
• Must have functional sight and hearing.
• Exposed to the following hazards on a continuous basis: mechanical, electrical, chemical, radiation, blood and body fluids.
• Required to wear gloves, goggles and gowns on an as-needed basis.
• Operates equipment essential to performing the duties of the job.
**Compensation is based on applicable years of experience. Annual Incentive Plan included. Relocation package available. Comprehensive benefit package includes but not limited to comprehensive relocation package, medical, dental, vision options and 401k with matching. Access to leadership onboarding, progressive development education, training and mentoring for performance excellence, ongoing support, and career growth.
OUR COMMITMENT: Advocate Aurora Health is committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. Diversity lives in the differences, great and small, that matter to us and make each of us unique. We know that empowering our differences inspires creativity that leads to innovative solutions – for our team members, consumers, and communities. And because health care is built upon relationships, it’s important for the people we serve to be able to trust us to meet their unique needs. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our team members can thrive, and our business can grow. As a team member, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.