Mgr Nurse Hospice

Wellstar Health System, Inc. Marietta, GA
Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

WellStar is looking to add a Registered Nurse Manager to it's Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain Inpatient Hospice team!!

The nurse Manager of hospice home care program is a registered professional nurse who provides leadership and management of the home care unit through the effective use of hospice knowledge and home care nursing skills.to create a center of excellence that promotes the mission and vision of Wellstar Community Hospice.

The nurse manager is responsible for the delivery of interdisciplinary care provided by professional and non-professional staff. The nurse manager is the standard bearer of his/her unit and supports the nurse supervisors to hold all employees accountable/responsible for the quality outcomes, ethical decsions , allocation of resources (both human and material) and adherence to all state, federal and accreditation requirements. He/She fosters an environment of trust by open communication,promoting teamwork , inclusion and respect. The nurse manager Role specific competencies, responsibilities, roles and functions are based on the Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing. It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: Must hold Baccalaureate degree in Nursing (BSN) from accredited nursing school.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: Registered Nurse, actively licensed in the state of Georgia CHPN certification preferred.

Required Minimum Experience: Minimum four years nursing experience working with terminally ill patients. Certification in hospice and palliative care nursing (CHPN) eligible with completion required within 12 months of employment. Two years of management experience preferred

Required Minimum Skills: Should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and relationship building; a knowledge of the health care environment; leadership that includes such skills as successfully implementing and managing a change process – ability to use systems thinking- and inspire, coach others to be successful; model the way for professional practice; professionalism and teamwork/collaboration for self/department/medical staff; and possess necessary business skills to manage human and material resources. Must be a continuous learner who understands health care financing; strategy and operations for running a business unit(s); and effectively employ data and technology to support work processes and make decisions. Supports shared governance or shared decision making; manage the design and delivery of care that in based on evidence and focused on quality and safety. Knowledge of risk management and various accreditation/regulations/licensing requirements assuring that these are upheld while advancing industry standards through the achievement of goals by effective management and measurement of outcomes.

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