• Registered Nurse Manager Renal Dialysis

    Job Number
    225616
    Facility
    Banner--Univ Med Ctr Phoenix
    Department
    Renal Dialysis-Hosp
    Address : Street
    1111 East McDowell Rd
    Address : Location
    US-AZ-Phoenix
    Work Schedule
    Day
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    Leadership - Nursing
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    At Banner Health, we believe that “leadership matters” and is a key component to providing excellent patient care. Join a nationally recognized leader that values excellence, and begin making a difference in people’s lives

     

    We are proud to be a Magnet facility, Academic Medical Center, Level 1 Trauma Center and Designated Stroke Center. 

     

    The Kidney Center/Apheresis Unit is a vital component of the patient treatment at our facility, providing acute and chronic hemodialysis to inpatients, and apheresis treatments for inpatients and outpatients. Apheresis, a process for separating whole blood into one of its components, is performed on this unit.  Our patient population encompasses many age ranges including adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Our hemodialysis patients include those in acute renal failure, those newly diagnosed, hospitalized chronic renal failure patients, or transplant patients that are experiencing acute rejection episodes.   Patients requiring therapeutic apheresis include those with neuromuscular or blood disorders and patients requiring photopheresis for CTCL or after solid organ transplant.

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options, so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

     

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    About Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix
    Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.

     

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    About Banner Health
    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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    Job Summary

    This position plans and provides clinical support to patients and staff. Demonstrates clinical expertise of the assigned area. Provides leadership in clinical, financial, and personnel management within the department.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Oversees the operations of the unit to ensure smooth and efficient patient care management. Assures appropriate patient assignments to beds and staff. Completes daily rounding on patients and staff to ensure quality provision of care.

     

    • Manages the unit to ensure patient and employee satisfaction while promoting safety and retention. Serves as a real-time resource and assists with clinical expertise for unit staff and physicians for problem-solving on patients, processes, and family issues.

     

    • Coordinates quality initiatives and process improvements. Aligns and manages to metrics.

     

    • Develops leadership skills among staff including communication, decision-making problem-solving/critical thinking and employee engagement. Leads the development of staff and supports career advancement opportunities. Functions as a role model and encourages staff to participate in their own development.

     

    • Facilitates unit meetings and shared governance / leadership efforts.

     

    • Responsible for selection, orientation, on-boarding, and retention. Demonstrates leadership through coaching, performance evaluations, corrective actions, and development opportunities to create a culture of learning.

     

    • Assists in the development of the operational and capital budget, provides daily operational resource management including staff, supplies, and equipment, and ensures optimal productivity for the department.

     

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    Must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of nursing and healthcare as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelor's degree in nursing. BSN required for all individuals entering the role effective 2/1/2016. BSN required for internal transfers/promotions within 6 months of transfer/promotion.

    Requires a current RN license in state of practice.BLS Required. Additional certification or continuing education may be required based on area of practice.

    Must possess at least 1-2 years of clinical experience relevant to patient population. Demonstrates knowledge and skills of specialty area. Requires critical thinking, communication, influence, decision-making, analytical, and flexibility skills to make optimal decisions based on multiple variables and desired outcomes. Requires the ability to balance clinical skills with supervisory authority. Must have the ability to consider the ultimate impact of decisions on the unit. Must have the ability to practice skills according to department and professional standards and quality requirements. Requires New Leader Experience certification within one year.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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