Mary Greeley Medical Center Medical Telemetry Manager in Ames, Iowa
Under general direction, provides organizational leadership in the development, implementation and maintenance of service consistent with the Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan of the Mary Greeley Medical Center. Leader understands, supports, communicates, and promotes hospital initiatives. Ensures all actions taken in carrying out responsibilities support patient centered care and a respectful work environment.
Unit Specific Position Responsibilities
Instill a culture of customer service by emphasizing responsiveness, resourcefulness, follow-through, accuracy, timeliness and accountability.
Coordinates unit shared decision-making teams; ensures effective utilization of meeting time and that meeting minutes are documented.
Creates ownership in decision-making processes by collaborating with others to identify problems, develop solutions, and implements and monitors effectiveness of solutions.
Implements, revises, communicate and monitor compliance with organizational and specific policies and clinical guidelines for safe patient care delivery.
Accountable for attendance, participation and dissemination of information from organization and nursing department meetings.
Participates in the medical centers’ Quality Improvement plan by gathering and analyzing data associated with continuous improvement of care and services, and monitoring quality control programs.
Acts as a department resource for unit-specific core competencies.
Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience
Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education):
De-escalation training prior to performing direct patient care or within 90 days of hire
Minimum of two years experience.
Mandatory Reporter training within 90 days of hire and must maintain throughout employment.
Minimum of two years experience in clinical specialty.
Masters level of education in nursing or health related field.
Professional certification in nursing specialty or nursing leadership within 24 months of hire. If currently enrolled in master’s program, the certification will need to be completed within 24 months of graduation.
BSN with two years clinical experience.
Current Iowa license as a Registered Nurse
Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
Skill in effective oral and written communication in English.
Knowledge of basic arithmetic, algebra, statistics, and their applications.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Active Listening skills, giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Ability to manage one’s time effectively.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
Functions in the capacity of staff as needed.
Knowledge of theory, principles, techniques, and practice of professional nursing specific to specialized field of nursing as it relates to scientific principles; nursing research; preparation, administration and actions of medications and medical procedures; and the ability to operate complex equipment; knowledge of counseling and teaching techniques; of basic management theory.
Ability to provide professional nursing care; establish and maintain a working rapport and relationship with physicians and all members of the healthcare team; problem solve and use critical thinking skills; to communicate both verbally and in writing; use computer.
Ability to demonstrate clinical competence and maintain current knowledge in caring for appropriate developmental age of population served.