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Outpatient Clinic Manager in Salt Lake City, UT at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 12/26/2018

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Job Description

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Salt Lake City is an acute pediatric orthopaedic specialty hospital. We are committed to delivering the highest quality of care to children with a multitude of orthopaedic and neuromusculoskeletal conditions, regardless of the ability to pay. You will function as a critical member of our patient care team and work towards the goals of Shriners Hospital for Children.

The Outpatient Services Manager oversees the development and implementation of patient care for pediatric patients in the Outpatient Services Department. This position works in close coordination with other patient care service departments and in close communication with the medical staff on order to best utilize available Outpatient Services resources in providing quality patient care. Participates in a multidisciplinary approach to care and provides consultation to the health care team. The manager is responsible for maintaining a minimum of 50% direct patient care time. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral are an essential part of this position. This is an exempt position with 24 hour accountability for service. 

Job Requirements

Responsibilities

Patient Care

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate, develop, and implement outpatient services interventions for patients accounting for diagnosis, developmental age, medical and psycho social history.
  • Works with healthcare team, along with the patient and family, in treatment implementation.

Leadership

  • Evaluates staff, department need, and overall department contributions to the organization and patient care.
  • Fosters collaboration and teamwork among the department staff and entire organization.
  • Provides guidance and direction to staff.
  • Ensures the department is in compliance with professional standards and ethics, along with Joint Commission labor laws and other regulatory organizations. 

Fiscal Responsibilities

  • Manages department budget, salaries, and staffing.

Human Resources

  • Manages human resources for department via workforce planning, employment decisions, reward, and recognition, performance issue management, identification of current/future needs and skill sets.

Professional Development

  • Participates in continuing education opportunities to keep current in nursing professions, along with leadership and management practices
  • Identifies areas for professional growth, goals, and pursues skills advancement.  

Requirements

  • 1 year in supervisor or management role required
  • BSN required 
  • RN license in state of Utah required
  • BLS required or within 30 days of hire
  • PALS required or within 3 months of hire
  • Critical thinking, planning, problem solving, decision making, and effective interpersonal communication skills required.
  • 2 years of pediatric nursing preferred

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