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Nursing Department Manager, Pediatrics and PICU FT

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary: Plans, develops, and implements provisions of quality nursing care for efficient operation of 24-hour, 7-days-a-week unit. Serves as manager, practitioner, educator, mentor, and consultant. Guides nursing leadership toward excellence in practice. Serves as role model. Supervises assigned staff.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responds to patient/family complaints. Fulfills role of advocate for patients and families.
  • Monitors and coordinates patient care provided by nursing on 24-hour basis.
  • Provides nursing consultation to unit staff, peers, other hospital personnel, adjunct staff and nursing students and instructors.
  • Responds to unit emergencies. Directs staff in crisis situation.
  • Fulfills role of nursing staff advocate. Listens to staff concerns. Responds in clear, calm, consistent and timely manner.
  • Ensures staff development. Coordinates unit in-services to meet identified core and unit focused competencies.
  • Schedules and assigns staff in accordance with patient care, budget guidelines, and current unit acuities. Promotes effective use of resources.
  • Attends and participates in nursing department and other assigned meetings.
  • Develops and implements plans/projects to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness. Monitors and reports status and progress to supervisor.
  • Monitors and evaluates quality and appropriateness of patient care, quality control items and patient satisfaction.
  • Maintains safe environment. Tracks status of identified problems or areas of non-compliance to ensure effectiveness of corrective action.
  • Serves as resource, technical expert/spokesperson in area of specialization assuring provision of safe patient care.
  • May perform patient care to the extent necessary to maintain clinical expertise, competency and licensing necessary to fulfill job responsibilities and to direct the provision of care on the unit.
  • Provides direct patient care on an as needed basis. Provides services that are within scope of license and in compliance with all legal, regulatory, and policy requirements relevant to clinical role performed.
  • Incorporates the KP Nursing Vision, Model and Values through out their Nursing Practice.
  • Hires, trains, supervises, counsels, disciplines, and terminates assigned staff as appropriate.
  • Communicates goals, objectives, accountabilities, priorities, and authority parameters to assigned staff. Basic Qualifications: Experience
    • Minimum five (5) years of clinical nursing experience relevant to a given position/department required.
    • One (1) year supervisory or completion of nurse manager fellowship within one year of hire. Education
      • Bachelors degree in Nursing by date of hire. License, Certification, Registration
        • Registered Nurse License (Hawaii) required at hire
          • Basic Life Support from American Heart Association Additional Requirements:
            • National Certification in Specialty.
            • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability, change management, conflict resolution, decision making, customer service, group process facilitation, influence/leadership, interpersonal relations, mentoring, oral communication, problem solving, quality management, systems thinking, team building, teamwork, and written communication.
            • Knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, TJC and other local, state, and federal regulations.
            • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
            • Medical Surgical, Operating Room - Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association, or
            • Telemetry, Critical Care, Clinical Decisions Unit and Ambulatory Treatment Center, Cardiac Cath Lab, Bronchoscopy Lab - Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS) from the American Heart Association, or
            • Diagnostic Imaging, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Gastroenterology; Same Day Surgery - Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association, or Emergency Services - Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association, or
            • Pediatrics, Pediatric Intensive Care, Pediatric Ambulatory Treatment Center - Basic Life Support (BLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association, or
            • Neonatal Intensive Care - Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association, and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) from the American Academy of Pediatrics, or
            • Labor and Delivery - Basic Life Support (BLS), and Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS) from the American Heart Association; and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) from the American Academy of Pediatrics, or
            • Mother Baby - Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association, and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)from the American Academy of Pediatrics, or
            • Hospital Operations Center - Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS) from the American Heart Association, or
            • MD Call Center - Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association, or
            • Respiratory Therapy - Basic Life Support (BLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association, and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Preferred Qualifications:
              • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing, spreadsheet, and database PC applications.
              • Masters degree in nursing administration or public health administration.
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Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu , Nursing Department Manager, Pediatrics and PICU FT, Executive , Honolulu, Hawaii

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