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Trinity Health Manager Clinical Services Skilled Nursing Unit in Sioux City, Iowa

Employment Type:Full timeShift:

Description:Under general supervision, provides leadership to a patient care department and/or cost center ensuring the quality of care and optimizing operational effectiveness. Utilizes skills in assessing, planning, organizing and evaluating the provision of patient care. Evidences system thinking, initiates improvement strategies, promotes employee development and works collaboratively. Has 24-hour accountability for the provision of care. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.

Your best life. Our one purpose.

At MercyOne Siouxland, we understand that elevating patient-centered care comes from the efforts of all colleagues. We imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health care.

What we offer:

We care about your wellbeing, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:

  • Wellness programs

  • Education reimbursement

  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision

  • Paid time off

  • Long- and short-term leave

  • Retirement planning

  • Life insurance coverage

About the job:

Under general supervision, provides leadership to a patient care department and/or cost center ensuring the quality of care and optimizing operational effectiveness. Utilizes skills in assessing, planning, organizing and evaluating the provision of patient care. Evidences system thinking, initiates improvement strategies, promotes employee development and works collaboratively. Has 24-hour accountability for the provision of care.

What you will do:

  • Makes decisions based on knowledge, experience and the ability to forecast using information management and relevant data.

  • Shows mastery of job content, demonstrates skill and knowledge of individual profession and area of responsibility. Keeps current with new trends and developments and seeks out continuous education for management skills.

  • Promotes practices to maintain an efficient and effective work force through staffing model development, recruitment, selection, training Recognizing patient needs, and competence of the staff, gives employees appropriately challenging assignments.

  • Recognizing patient needs, and competence of the staff, gives employees appropriately challenging assignments.

  • Establishes and communicates employee performance expectations, assesses staff competencies and actively participates in the planning and implementation of staff development processes and activities.

  • Provides leadership and promotes staff involvement in continuous quality improvement activities. Conducts on-going quality management by identifying quality assurance issues and coordinating action and follow-up. Spots problems, opportunities, threats and trends early.

  • Ensures risk management principles and practices are implemented. Establishes and\or ensures staff adherence to standards and regulatory agency requirements.

  • Monitors documentation to ensure compliance with Mercy Medical Center policies and procedures.

  • Monitors the educational needs of staff. Provides for programs designed to meet the education needs.

  • Practices participative management; shares responsibility and influence.

  • Facilitates the development of working relationships, which enhance team and individual performance to achieve best practice.

  • Is open and maintains a non-defensive leadership style and is receptive to constructive suggestions. Aware of her/his feelings and makes needed adjustments in own behavior.

  • Confronts others skillfully, applying policies consistently and fairly. Evaluates and disciplines employees as needed and notifies Department Director and/or other areas of authority as necessary.

  • Negotiates adeptly with individuals and groups over roles and resources. Is a team builder; brings people together successfully around tasks.

  • Collaborates and fosters positive professional relations with medical staff.

  • Develops a network of contacts (internal and external), and works well with other departments/units as well as within the community. Builds cooperative working relationships.

  • Participates actively on committees and disseminates information appropriately. Is action oriented/goal directed, and seeks results.

  • Demonstrates understanding of patient care and its issues and represents the nursing profession to others.

  • Schedules and assigns employees to ensure adequate staffing within budgetary guidelines and provides justification for over variance.

  • Directs and ensures the maintenance of equipment and supplies on the unit. Submits requests for additional supplies or equipment following established procedure.

  • Familiar with third party reimbursement policies and trends, in order to optimize customer service and coordination of resources across the continuum of care.

  • Ensures the confidentiality of information pertaining to patients, physicians, employees and visitors is maintained.

  • Is responsible for creating an environment of organizational learning about patient safety and medical/health care error reduction, supports sharing of knowledge, and fosters behavioral changes to improve patient safety.

What we are looking for:

  • Must be a Registered Nurse maintaining a current RN license to practice in the state of Iowa.

  • B.S.N. degree required.

  • Requires a minimum of three to five years relevant work experience in a long term care setting-need to be familiar with CMS regulation. A minimum of three to five years of management experience preferred.

  • National Certification in specialty area is required within 1 year of hire.

  • Ability to cope with frequent stress and capable of successfully working through adversity.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all members of the health care team.

  • Is able to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change.

Why MercyOne Siouxland?

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is a 238-bed regional center that provides residents in a 33-county tri-state region an entire continuum of preventive, primary, acute and tertiary healthcare services. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is home to the only Level II trauma center in western Iowa - one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons - and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service.

About MercyOne and Trinity Health

We are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life.

More than 20,000 colleagues strong, our care providers and staff make your health and happiness their highest priority, so you can get well—and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond.

MercyOne Siouxland is a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network spans 22 states, 94 hospitals and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.

About Siouxland

The tri-state region, referred to as Siouxland, is highlighted by safe and friendly communities, excellent schools and a mix of peaceful rural areas and vibrant city atmosphere where Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota meet at the Missouri River.

Situated in the heart of Downtown Sioux City, MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is also well positioned for urban living in any of the newly renovated apartment, downtown loft, or townhome living options. The downtown also features a historic district with excellent restaurants and social spots and you'll just be steps away from the beautifully-renovated Warrior Hotel for dinner and the gorgeous Orpheum Theatre for entertainment.

The MercyOne Mission Defines Us:

MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.

Our timeless values guide us:

  • Reverence

  • Integrity

  • Commitment to the Poor

  • Compassion

  • Excellence

  • Justice

  • Stewardship

MercyOne Cultural Beliefs Direct Us:

  • Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.

  • Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.

  • Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.

  • Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.

  • Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.

MercyOne Siouxland and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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