Unit Nurse Manager - DHART

Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Posted 2 years ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Variable
Education Level: MSN
Certificates: Not Stated
Experience Level: All|Experienced
Compensation: NA

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Unit Nurse Manager - DHART

Department: DH Advanced Response Team

Schedule: Full-time 30-40 hours

Hours: 8-5

Job ID: 37411

Job Code: 401461

Job Details:

The Unit Nurse Manager/Chief Flight Nurse (UNM/CFN) for DHART is responsible for the oversight of the clinical care provided by DHART, ensuring that appropriate standards are met or exceeded.  The UNM/CFN reports to the DHART Program Director.  Manages the hiring process for Flight Nurses and Flight Paramedics; Evaluates and manages performance of staff members; Plans staffing and adjustments on a daily basis; Develops, implements, and evaluates unit and organizational policies, procedures, and goals; Provides leadership, consultation and collaboration with the director and other members of the health care team to design, evaluate and improve patient care systems and processes; Encourages, supports, and provides educational opportunities for staff development; Provides input regarding operational and capital budgets for the department;  Assumes accountability for quality and regulatory management directive; Ensures quality and appropriateness of patient care. Facilitates and monitors activities related to the delivery of patient care, ensuring evidenced based practice and minimum nursing/paramedic practice standards are achieved in the clinical area; Strategizes to improve efficiency and eliminate barriers that impact patient and family centered care; Provides for professional growth and development of patient care staff; Assists and participates in the orientation of new staff in collaboration with Flight Nurse Educator; Supports education and staff development through participation and support of nursing research, education, informatics, quality and patient safety, professional development, and Shared Governance; Supports and/or participates in research programs.  Provides DHART Leadership on Call coverage. Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Requirements include a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with 2 years of flight nursing experience and demonstrated leadership ability as well as an RN license in the state of New Hampshire. A Master's degree is preferred. Candidates must also possess excellent informatics, verbal, and written communication skills. Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN) specialty certification required. Experience with CAMTS accreditation standards is preferred.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, located in Lebanon, NH on the Vermont/New Hampshire border is New Hampshire's only integrated, academic, Level I trauma center. Home to the prestigious Ivy League Dartmouth College, the Lebanon/Hanover area is a vibrant, academic and professional community offering excellent schools, lively arts, and an unmatched quality of life in a beautiful, rural setting. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center includes a modern 400-bed tertiary care hospital, research and clinical facilities for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic. In addition, we were the first hospital in New Hampshire to receive Magnet status and have been consistently rated one of America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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