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    Summary

    This position is located at Northern Navajo Medical Center, Division of Nursing Services, Maternal and Child Health (MCH). The purpose of this position is directly responsible for supervising, managing, directing, coordinating, providing leadership, and evaluating the provision of nursing care provided in the MCH Department. Incumbent reports to the Chief Nurse Executive (CNE) and/or Assistant Chief Nurse Executive (ACNE).

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    Responsibilities

    • Functions as the Supervisory Nurse with responsibility for nursing services and nursing care on the MCH Department. Includes compliance with standards of care, patient safety, and compliance with other applicable standards. This plan includes a complete staffing plan, which is evaluated and revisions made as necessary. Plans the work for the unit; work schedules; ensures adequate nursing coverage for safe and effective patient care.
    • Evaluates daily operations and services provided to assure efficient use of resources, including patient flow/process, work flow/process, productivity, and take appropriate corrective and evaluation action as needed. Prepares workload and production reports. Provides supervision to subordinate employees, including counseling, disciplinary action, corrective action, evaluation, and overall management of each unit employee. Assures orientation, training and development of each employee. Monitors, evaluates, and corrects employee performance. Conducts monthly meetings with unit staff. Participates in the hiring process.
    • Effectively coordinates and supervises services to ensure delivery of quality patient care within the allocated areas of responsibility. Ensure policies and procedures, national nursing standards, The Joint Commission, federal guidelines and appropriate protocols are followed. Utilizes the Unified Financial Management System (UFMS) for ordering supplies and equipment, and for contract nursing.
    • Performs the full range of patient care duties and assesses medical legal implication for performing practice and activities related to age-appropriate care.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

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