Job: Nurse Manager Internal Medicine

Title Nurse Manager Internal Medicine
Category Allied Health Professionals
Location Burlington,Mass
Status Open
Experience 5 years
Division Medical Register
Description

Ambulatory Nurse Manager Perm Position in Burlington

Position Summary:  Under the general supervision of the Administrative Director in collaboration with the Associate Chief of Ambulatory Nursing Practice, the Nurse Manager Ambulatory (NM) practices within the and Medical Center Professional Practice Model, Massachusetts Nurse Practice Act and ANA Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.  The NM supervises and coordinates the delivery of patient care in their respective departments, providing guidance and direction to clinical and administrative staff.  The NM in collaboration with the Administrative Director communicates policies, evaluates staff job performance, and takes disciplinary action.  The NM, as a registered nurse, provides professional nursing care.  The NM works in collaboration with the physicians, other health care providers and other ambulatory support staff within the department and with other disciplines to plan and coordinate the delivery of patient care.

 

The NM demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide expected standards of care based on physical, psychological, cultural, educational, spiritual, safety and age-appropriate considerations of patients.

 

The NM is responsible for oversight of daily practice operations, clinic staffing, coordination of patient care and patient flow.

 

The NM, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of Massachusetts Rules & Regulations- 244 CMR 3.0, shall bear full and ultimate responsibility for the quality of nursing care he/she provides to individuals and groups.  Responsibilities include health maintenance, teaching, counseling, collaborative planning and restoration of optimal functioning and comfort or for the dignified death of those they serve.

 

The NM Ambulatory collaborates with staff and other healthcare team members to provide direct patient care and assumes the responsibility for the plan of care and has the authority to make decisions and is held accountable for decisions specific to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the plan.  The Nurse Manager: Ambulatory facilitates the coordination of care across the continuum and demonstrates safe practice within the domains of:

 

  • Clinical judgment and decision making
  • Professional Relationships
  • Clinical leadership
  • Clinical scholarship
  • Management
  • Fiscal Responsibility

 

The delegation and supervision in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of Massachusetts Rules & Regulations- 244 CMR 3.0 Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse: Board of Registration in Nursing and the ANA Principles of Delegation is a responsibility and function of the Staff Registered Nurse: Ambulatory.  The delegating registered nurse at  Medical Center bears the full and ultimate responsibility that includes but is not limited to:

 

  • Developing an appropriate patient care assignment
  • Properly and adequately teaching, directing and supervising the delegate
  • The outcome of the delegation

 

The Nurse Manager: Ambulatory provides care directly to patients and in collaboration with other health care team members.  The Nurse Manager: Ambulatory maintains a current level of knowledge and skill with technical procedures as defined by nursing specialty organizations, complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies and is currently licensed in the state of Massachusetts as a registered nurse.

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Education:        Graduate of a state approved or accredited School of Nursing

Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing required

 

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Current license to practice professional nursing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration, and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

 

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Clinical Skills 

  1. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and technical knowledge to provide care for patients according to Nursing Policy and Procedures.  See Skill Record.
  2. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to the unit-specific competencies.  See Skill Record.
  3. Ability to cross train to other clinical areas.

 

Technical Skills

  1. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and technical knowledge to provide care for patients according to Nursing Policy and Procedures.  See Skill Record.
  2. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to unit-specific competencies.  See Skill Record.

 

Experience:  A minimum of five years of acute nursing experience and two years of leadership experience required.

Salary and Benefits to be discussed.

Contact Jodi Inangelo
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