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Manager of Nursing-Endoscopy- Rapid City
Regional Health
Regional Health

Job Location: Rapid City, SD
Job Type: Full time
Hours: Scheduled Weekly Hours


Department: RCH Endoscopy
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Rotating (United States of America)

Job Summary:

Liaison for Director of Patient Services and all nursing caregivers, keeping them informed of any new procedures, policies, and information concerning the department. The manager assists with planning, organization, and manages the day-to-day operation of all nursing units in order to meet the goals of Regional Health (RH), as well as meet federal, state, and local regulatory and/or accrediting agencies. Ensures the delivery of services continues to respond to the needs of the patients, physicians, and community while contributing to the financial stability of the facility. Works closely with the Director of Patient Services, the medical staff, and other members. Supervises and evaluates the daily activities of the department as well as scheduling nursing caregivers, completing performance appraisals, interviewing/hiring, disciplinary action, and terminating. May assume the role of the Director of Patient Services in her/his absence. Will serve as a staff RN and will be responsible for assisting on the nursing unit when needed.

Job Description:

Essential Functions:
  • Demonstrates and executes effective leadership and management skills and ensures service excellence to all. Leads and manages department with a focus on the Regional Health pillars.
  • Understands system and business practice concepts and work approaches used to systematically pursue ever-higher levels of performance. Understands or demonstrates understanding of strategic planning, research, and development and analysis processes that do not normally imply formal sequences of steps. Further understands or demonstrates understanding that high-performance work approaches are necessary to align the organization`s efforts, as evidenced by improved customer relations` focus, quality initiatives,
  • financial performance, and operational performance.
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of core business structures, systems, practices, trends, and technologies within our current industry and of those in which we choose to compete in the future.
  • Ensures new ideas are adopted and implemented to continually support the healthcare mission while successfully accomplishing those goals the organization must attain for its strategy to succeed. Ensures employees share knowledge, understand decisions and the reasons why decisions are made and implemented.
  • Creates an environment in which people feel valued, respected, and energized to explore new methods of doing business, generating revenue, and taking calculated risks. Develops employees based on linkage to business requirements and ensures employees are competent to manage change.
  • Motivates staff in a positive manner toward a higher level of performance. Develops subordinates by direct teaching, coaching, guidance, and by recognizing needs for staff development. Ensures cross training is completed for staff and that development of staff is done via modality training and education. Displays strong customer orientation in daily operations. Cultivates relationships with medical staff to work cooperatively toward common goals. Displays professionalism and positive interpersonal skills when dealing with medical staff, pts, visitors, staff, and community.
  • Investigates/resolves complaints of subordinates, patients, visitors, ancillary departments, and medical staff through direct action or referral to appropriate individuals. Facilitates physician and nurse interaction.
  • Assists with quality improvements and maintenance of department/patient/visitor/provider and caregiver safety. Assures that quality control requirements are met per clinic/hospital and departmental policies.
  • Responsible for the hiring and development of caregivers. Provides or appropriately delegates orientation per the agency policy. Ensure appropriate staffing assignments to provide safe and efficient patient care.
  • Evaluates and adjusts staffing requirements to maintain identified standards and to promote safe patient care as evidenced by observation and feedback. Participates in the provision of appropriate scheduling activities utilizing age specific growth and development guidelines.

    Additional Requirements:

    Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.Physical Requirements:
    Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

    Employee Benefits:
    Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.

    Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.

    How to Apply:

    Regional Health

    Come join us in our pursuit to become the best healthcare system in America!
    Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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