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Unit Manager - Registered Nurse (RN) - Post Surgical Specialty - Medical Unit
Washington Regional
Washington Regional
 
Job Location: Fayetteville, AR
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Medical Unit
Shift: Monday - Friday Days
Job Posting: Unit Manager - Registered Nurse (RN) - Post Surgical Specialty
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Department: Medical Unit
Shift: Monday - Friday Days
FTE:
Job Number: JO-1901-37063
Date Posted: 1/8/2019
Categories: Licensed Nurses



Position Summary This position is responsible for assisting the director with hiring, orienting, evaluating, and supervising the Total Joint Center and Medical/Surgical staff. The TJC Manager assists the director in establishing and maintaining unit policies and procedures and in achieving unit budgetary goals and performing other duties as assigned. In addition, this position is responsible for coordinating the care of assigned patients, including assessment, planning, implementation, and documentation. This position directly supervises the job classes of RN, Nurse Tech II, Student Nurse, Nursing Assistant, and Unit Secretary. This position has frequent exposure to body fluids, radiation, and communicable disease. The majority of time is spent standing and/or walking of short distances, with frequent lifting, pushing, and pulling of up to 100 lbs., and occasional carrying of up to 25 lbs. A culturally and linguistically diverse patient population is served including adults and geriatrics.This position is responsible for assisting the director with hiring, orienting, evaluating, and supervising the Total Joint Center and Medical/Surgical staff. The TJC Manager assists the director in establishing and maintaining unit policies and procedures and in achieving unit budgetary goals and performing other duties as assigned. In addition, this position is responsible for coordinating the care of assigned patients, including assessment, planning, implementation, and documentation. This position directly supervises the job classes of RN, Nurse Tech II, Student Nurse, Nursing Assistant, and Unit Secretary. This position has frequent exposure to body fluids, radiation, and communicable disease. The majority of time is spent standing and/or walking of short distances, with frequent lifting, pushing, and pulling of up to 100 lbs., and occasional carrying of up to 25 lbs. A culturally and linguistically diverse patient population is served including adults and geriatrics.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED Arkansas RN license or licensed in a state that has enacted the RN/LPN NLC, and CPR

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL AND SKILL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED A good working knowledge of nursing care practices with emphasis on care of orthopedic patients post operatively and advanced decision-making skills as usually demonstrated by a minimum of three (3) years of clinical nursing experience. A Bachelors Degree in Nursing is required and a Masters Degree in related field is preferred. Completion of CPR required. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively. Prepare and educate scheduled arthroscopy patients and families in weekly meeting Joint Camp re: care pre-operatively, post-op and after hospital discharge.




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