Pediatric CT Surgery is a growing program. With 45 surgeries completed last year and an anticipation of up to 80 surgeries this year we will continue to expand caring for complex Pediatric patients. The Program Manager is responsible for being a resource to patients and parents as they navigate through diagnostic care services. The Program Manager maintains and updates the education and teaching materials provided for the patients and families. The program manager initiates discharge planning and education. This individual will also provide ongoing education for bedside staff in conjunction with the Physician team. The program manager is also responsible for Quality Improvement meetings and projects.
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Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care has been recognized with Magnet ™ designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program. For more information about Tucson, please visit: VisitTucson.org
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This position promotes and provides optimal care of the patient through leadership, coordination and development of processes related to a specialized service. Assists other leaders to establish, oversee, conduct and evaluate quality improvement for both the service and patient care. Enhances the program though coordination of daily operations, activities and associations with other departments, services and referral facilities. Oversees and ensures compliance with local, state or national organizations for certification/validation.
Knowledge and experience equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in Nursing.
Current RN licensure in state of practice. BLS certification required (or specialized life support certification depending on specialty).
Minimum of five years clinical experience in a high patient acuity area including experience in related areas specific to clinical specialty. Computer skills including basic office software (word processing, spreadsheets, presentations). Demonstrate proficient interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, professional interaction with all individuals and public organizations. Ability to provide departmental leadership, training and staff development.
Additional certification(s) specific to clinical specialty. Advanced Life Support certification(s) depending on specialty area. Prior experience and knowledge of the principles of health care program design, development, and implementation.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.