Provides leadership and management to all nursing personnel and ancillary personnel within an assigned area or units in a clinical setting. Manages all clinical functions and operations of the assigned area or units. Ensures efficient and effective delivery of clinical patient care and services and ensures compliance with administrative, regulatory and clinical policies and procedures. To perform job duties in accordance with the medical center's purpose.
Knowledge and understanding of nursing and patient care standards and procedures. Verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills.
Analytical and conceptual skills.
Leadership and management skills.
Project management skills including the ability to effectively manage resources.
Manages and directs the operations and delivery of patient care within the budgetary, staffing and regulatory guidelines, using evidence based practice.
Ensures that personnel demonstrate quality standards of customer satisfaction and patient care.
Manages nursing and ancillary personnel within an assigned area or unit by coaching, educating, consulting, training and evaluating their performance.
Plans, schedules and organizes the work of the assigned area or unit to ensure the proper distribution of assignments and efficient utilization of clinical personnel, space and facilities.
Assures compliance with productivity standards for assigned area/units.
Participate in ongoing quality improvement activities to enhance the delivery of clinical care.
Serves on at least one nursing council, hospital, or medical center committee, task force, or project team to improve patient care or work area demonstrates core standards of exceptional customer service.
The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: R00013024
The University of Mississippi Medical Center, located in Jackson, is the state’s only academic medical center. UMMC encompasses six health science schools, including medicine, nursing, health related professions, dentistry, population health and graduate studies, as well as the site where University of Mississippi pharmacy students do their clinical training. The Medical Center’s health-care enterprise includes five hospitals and University Physicians, the faculty group practice. The Medical Center’s threefold mission is to educate tomorrow’s health-care professionals, conduct innovative research to improve human health, and to provide the highest quality care available to the state’s population. A major goal of the Medical Center is the improvement of the health of Mississippians and the elimination of health disparities.