Nurse Manager Job Description
Nursing managers are registered nurses with academic qualifications and at least three to five years of clinical experience that enable them to effectively monitor nursing units in hospitals, clinics, and other medical institutions. Nurse Managers are assigned to units in accordance with the emphasis on their title and clinical experience.
Basic responsibilities associated with this position include maintaining sufficient qualified staffs to manage the unit, managing the costs of the unit budget based on the available resources, ensuring that patient problem are attended to. Work promptly and correctly and monitor all other ongoing operations, as well as any unforeseen events that may occur.
Nursing management also includes leadership characteristics and administrative processes related to the broad aspects of a nurse. Due to the leadership positions of nurse manager who adopt the external features of complementary care, caregivers can also have the title nursing supervisor. However, a nurse administrator or director of a nursing title usually refers to a nurse in a higher position in a hospital or in a larger clinical setting.
Nurse Manager Job Duties:
- Identifies the patient’s needs for services by establishing a personal relationship with potential and actual patients and other individuals who understand service requirements.
- Keep the guidelines for care by writing and updating rules and procedures.
- Maintain nursing operations by initiating, coordinating and implementing policies and procedures related to programs, operations, and staff.
- Maintains nursing staff by employing, selecting, directing and training nurses and support staff.
- Establish a compassionate environment providing emotional, psychological, and counseling support to patients, friends, and families.
- Encourages patient independence by setting patient care goals to teach and advise patients, friends, and family members and to increase understanding of diseases, remedies and personal care skills.
- Provides information to patients and the healthcare team answering questions and requests.
- Meets the needs of the patient using multidisciplinary team strategies.
- Maintain a safe and clean working environment when designing and implementing procedures, rules and regulations; Get help from other healthcare professionals.
- Protects patients and employees by developing and interpreting the policies and protocols of infection control; administration of drugs, procedures for storage and regulation for controlled substances.
- Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by monitoring confidential information processing.
- Maintains documentation of patient care services by checking patient and service data.
- To achieve financial goals in the preparation of the annual budget; programming costs; analyze variances; run corrective actions.
- Guarantees the operation of medical and administrative equipment that confirms the availability of emergency equipment; complete preventive maintenance requirements; following the manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting; request repairs; maintenance of the inventory of equipment; evaluate new equipment and techniques.
- Keep an inventory of care delivery by browsing the usage report; identify trends; to provide the necessary materials; approve requirements and allocate costs.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by participating in educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
- Maintain a cooperative relationship between health teams in communicating information; respond to requests to build good relationships; Participate in problem-solving methods in the team.
- Contribution to team efforts by obtaining related results as needed
Nurse Manager Skills and Qualifications:
Judging, supervising, informing others, nursing skills, creating a safe and effective environment, hospital environment, medical teamwork, listening, pain management, drug administration, adult health.