Family Birth Center Nurse

Location: Coos Bay, OR
Great opportunity for a Family Birth Center Nurse Manager in the south coastal area of Oregon.  

Offering Sign On Bonus with a 2 year commitment

Responsibilities of the Family Birth Center Nurse Manager:
•    Continually assesses process and effectiveness of overall patient care on the unit
•    Selects and supervises unit staff
•    Monitors and evaluates staff performance/competency on an ongoing basis and in collaboration with the employee:
•    Recognizes employee’s strengths
•    Coaches up
•    Identifies employee’s work-related needs and goals
•    Develops performance improvement plans, as needed
•    When necessary, is able to initiate and follow through with disciplinary processes
•    In collaboration with unit staff and Clinical & Professional Development staff, identifies and develops plans to address staff learning/competency improvement needs
•    Acts as a clinical resource for staff
•    Develops unit-specific policies, procedures, and clinical competencies using evidence-based standards of care
•    Prepares and monitors unit budget(s)/productivity.  Identifies cost-effective systems needed to support the business of the department, taking into account business trends, resource availability, and changes in patient mix
•    Interacts with patients, seeks staff input, and analyzes unit patient satisfaction data to identify areas for improvement
•    Ensures unit performance conforms with hospital-wide quality and patient safety goals
•    Develops, monitors, and evaluates unit-specific quality improvement indicators, in collaboration with Quality Division
•    Develops and maintains effective working relationships with unit co-workers, physicians, vendors, other departments and members of the healthcare team
•    Facilitates participation of unit staff in evaluation of new products and equipment, as appropriate/requested
•    Collaborates with Director and other managers to assess overall staffing patterns, need for RN contract services
•    Investigates and addresses unit-specific physician complaints, seeks assistance from Director and/or Chief Nursing Officer when indicated
•    Responds appropriately to infant security alarm
•    Must be able to take call on all shifts, weekends, and holidays on a rotating basis; must be able to arrive and be prepared for assumption of duties within 30 minute travel time to hospital     

Requirements of the Family Birth Center Nurse Manager:
  • Bachelors degree in nursing preferred
  • Recent experience on L&D and mom/baby required
  • Perinatal experience preferred, Must be willing to cross-train to a second core area 
  • Experience with infants who require IV antibiotics or phototherapy is a plus, but also not required.
  • BLS, NRP, Advanced Fetal Monitoring
  • National certification in lactation or perinatal area preferred
About the Facility:

This facility offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic services. The hospital's inpatient and outpatient services include medical, surgical, pediatric, critical care, home health, outpatient and acute inpatient psychiatric, oncology, obstetrical, and other specialties. 
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