Job Posting: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is a leading academic medical center with Internationally recognized leaders in Neurology and Neurosurgery. The Neurosurgeons and Neurologists at Cedars-Sinai provide children and adults with the highest level of neurological care in terms of expertise and satisfaction. We are highly committed to providing an excellent experience for our patients and engaging our employees. Our Neurosciences team is dedicated to cutting-edge, compassionate care and conducting unparalleled research so we can offer world-class treatment options for our patients. With over 40,000 patient visits annually (inpatient discharges and outpatient visits), Cedars-Sinai Neurosciences has the leading market share in Los Angeles County. The leader we seek will have a strong sense of identity, self esteem, pride in professionalism and memory for humility. Your driving force must be a desire to give back to the community everything you've learned in terms of quality patient care. Summary of Essential Job Duties: The Nurse Manager reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for the daily planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of the daily operations and clinical practice of the Neurology and Neurosurgery Clinics. The Nurse manager functions as a leader and an expert professional practitioner, and assumes responsibility and accountability for the expert application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care. The Nurse Manager consistently demonstrates professional skills and abilities, utilizes his/her knowledge base and exemplary leadership and educational skills to direct and supervise the clinical performance of others, demonstrates motivation and creativity, and serves as a catalyst for effective change within Nursing at the department and institutional levels. The Nurse Manager ensures nursing staff in the Neurology and Neurology Clinics perform within their scope of responsibility and duties, and ensures accountability at the facility, department, and position levels, including knowledge of required clinical/technical skills consistent with the Nurse Practice Act, Title 22, Joint Commission, The Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, The Plan for Provision of Care to Patients, and other regulatory requirements. Additional management responsibilities include compliance with the National Patient Safety Goals, supporting quality improvements and the clinical care delivery processes; staffing, scheduling, and retention of staff; safety and quality management, and participation on Unit Practice Council and TCAB. The Nurse Manger is responsible for all administrative processes applicable to assigned unit(s). The Nurse Manager assumes fiscal responsibility through preparation of unit budgets, serves as liaison with medical staff and other personnel, promotes the maximum growth and development of each employee, supports research, participates in strategic planning, both long and short term and assures patient advocacy. He/she maintains competency skills including the ability to provide care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. He/she can identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide a safe environment. The Nurse Manager guides staff in meeting customer's needs and being consistent with the Medical Center's philosophy, mission, vision and strategic plan and The Plan for Provision of Patient Care, The Performance Improvement Plan and Professional Organization Standards.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements: Master of Nursing Degree Required License/Certification/Registration Requirements: Current BLS; Certification in the field of specialty is required Experience: Minimum five (5) years' management experience preferably in Neuroscience and previous experience working with this patient population. Proven ability to lead and manage people including selecting, developing, motivating and retaining people to meet unit objectives. Fiscal management skills to prepare, monitor and control budgets, reduce expenses and generate increased revenues. Ability to promote effective collaboration and teamwork among individuals of multiple disciplines and across organizational boundaries. Knowledge of regulatory, reimbursement, legal and policy issues as they relate to effective unit management. Knowledge of the principles of CQI and ability to apply these principles including PDSA to improve unit work. Knowledgeable and proficient in the use of health care technology within specialty area. Demonstrates commitment to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues. Full command (verbal and written) of the English language. Demonstrated success working independently, forging relationships, and managing multiple tasks with minimal directions. Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information for decision support. Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking) The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions. Must be able to perform assigned duties in a fast paced work environment Ability to move throughout all areas of the immediate and adjacent Medical Center and Health System campus Ability to sit and perform data entry for long periods of time. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds of force frequently and push/pull up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.