Staff Registered Nurse 3 and Asst Director of Nursing (Job 11324)
Case Western Reserve University
Location: Cleveland , Ohio
Type: Full Time
College / University
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 11324
Staff Registered Nurse 3 and Asst Director of Nursing (Job 11324)
Working with a high degree of independence and under general direction of the Director of Clinical Operations, the Assistant Director of Nursing will be responsible for managing medical care management, clinical compliance, and daily RN operations at Case Western Reserve University Health Services. The assistant director will also participate in clinical patient care and other duties as needed.
As a student life professional at Case Western Reserve University, this position will be expected to contribute to building a welcoming and inclusive community. Fully including people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives helps our community thrive by working together, focusing on collective well-being, and helping students gain insight from their academic endeavors and real-world experiences.
Provide direct nursing care to patients in all clinical settings including primary care, psychiatry, sexual and reproductive health, immunizations, campus outreach and occupational health. Assess patient needs, provide appropriate interventions, document all clinical activities promptly in the electronic health record, and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions. Initiate a plan of care as designated by physician or advanced practice provider. In partnership with psychiatry staff, manage psychiatric medication requests and conduct psychiatric medication check in visits as scheduled (25%)
Develop, oversee, and manage the processes for medical care management of students, including referral tracking, hospitalization follow-up, and escalation of care. Working with members of the Division of Student Affairs, the Director of Acute Mental Health Care, Crisis Response and Care Management, and other campus partners provide guidance and leadership for students transitioning back to campus/academics following a medical hospitalization of other disruptive medical issues. This position will attend regular CARE meetings (through the Division of Student Affairs) as well as weekly University Health and Counseling Services meetings to review students with additional medical and/or mental health needs. (25%)
Provide supervision for immunization compliance programs on campus. Provide oversight to immunization compliance programs for students in clinical rotations, and any other campus immunization mandates. Duties include managing clinical compliance processes, meeting with campus partners, staying current with immunization recommendations (20%)
Manage daily RN schedules. Monitor and adjust daily Registered Nurse schedules as needed, manage vacation requests. Be available as a resource for other RNs during clinic hours. (20%)
Develop, maintain, evaluate and interpret operational, administrative and nursing policies, procedures and systems. Provide recommendations for clinical operational, administrative, and nursing procedures. (6%)
Collaborate with peers and other members of the health care team on specialty rounds addressing students with such issues as eating disorders, attention disorders, and anxiety/depression management. Participate in peer review programs to ensure highest quality of nursing care and fidelity to best practice standards. (2%)
Perform other departmental duties, including participation in staff development activities, as needed. (2%)
Department: Continuous contact with University Health and Counseling Service providers and staff regarding clinical operations.
University: Regular contact with university colleagues to refer students to university resources such as Student Success, Residence Life, Academic Deans, Athletics, etc.
External: Regular contact with external peers to manage student referrals to outside community health care providers such University Hospitals, Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Metro Health.
Students: Frequent and direct contact with students in the clinical and care management settings.
Provide clinical and administrative supervision, including management of day-to-day nursing assignments for all nurses and allied health staff. Provide timely feedback on performance including completion of annual performance reviews with the Director of Clinical Operations.
Education/Experience/Licensing: RN license in the State of Ohio. Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of clinical nursing experience or Associate’s degree and 9 years of experience required. Minimum of 2 years of experience managing and overseeing staff and processes in a clinical setting preferred. Master’s degree preferred.
Possess clinical nursing experience in direct patient care.
Ability to provide age appropriate care for the population(s) served. Identify and respond effectively to the unique needs of each population.
Commitment to and appreciation of working with diverse groups of individuals, including age, race, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic and educational background, and ability.
Ability to provide care in a manner which enhances patient satisfaction and respects all aspects of an individual patient’s identity.
Ability to work with a high degree of independence and under general direction of the director of Clinical Operations
Ability to successfully manage and organize daily nursing schedules.
Experience using an electronic health record to document all clinical encounters. Maintain accurate and complete records; document patient condition, active problems, treatments, medication and outcomes promptly.
Knowledge of safety policies and procedures of the university, and keep up with new trends in nursing safety and compliance with national standards for safe care.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage projects and programs.
Active listening to facilitate patient care along with excellent communication skills.
Ability to work collegially and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team process.
Ability to provide support and training to other clinical staff.
Customer service focus and skills.
Ability to meet consistent attendance.
Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors and customers face to face.
Standard Health and Counseling offices in a university campus setting.
Full-time professionals are exempt from overtime and are expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week around the university’s core hours of operation. University Health and Counseling Services clinical work, outreach, and campus crisis/emergency response efforts may require UHCS staff to work evenings and weekends. This position is required to participate in an on-call schedule.
Staff may be required to adjust their clinical and administrative assignments, as needed, depending on departmental, divisional, and university needs. This may involve flexing to cover other clinical roles due to staff absence, changes in the model of care, or other reasons determined by the Assistant VP of UHCS.
Staff are expected to provide services on-site and in-person, with the understanding that there may be aspects of their role and responsibilities that could shift to virtual and/or via hybrid modalities, depending on university requirement, departmental need, public health guidance and/or at the discretion of the Executive Director of UHCS.
The employee will be exposed to bloodborne pathogens. Personal protective equipment (gloves and lab coat) will be provided. May be required to perform “on-call” coverage for students to advise on health concerns as an additional project.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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