Registered Nurse - Unit Manager

Recruitment #220215-Y12C-44

Introduction

BASIC PURPOSE:
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for providing direct or indirect professional nursing services in a variety of settings.  This includes providing nursing assessments, planning, interventions, evaluations, health related education, case management, and execution of the medical regime including administering medications and treatments prescribed by any person authorized to prescribe by state law.

The functions performed by employees in this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:
• Assesses health status of individuals, families, and communities; develops plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions.
• Evaluates and determines health resources necessary to meet individual, family and community health needs.
• Delivers professional nursing care in an assigned unit, clinic, home, or other setting.
• Educates individuals, families, communities, and members of the health care team about the principles of disease prevention and health promotion.
• Provides supervision to other professional or paraprofessional personnel; collaborates with other professionals in the management of health care.
• Delegates tasks as may safely be performed by others, consistent with educational preparation and that do not conflict with the provisions of the Oklahoma Nursing Practice Act.
• Assures quality health care through use of various measures such as record review, peer review, direct observation, and assessment of individual, family, and community for the desired outcome.
• Performs specialized nursing functions as educationally prepared.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Required for this job consist of knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; of expense control, and purchasing procedures; of the philosophy and objectives of the nursing department; and of the principles and practices of effective supervision.  Ability is required to direct, motivate and evaluate staff; to coach and mentor staff and utilize progressive discipline procedures; to plan and implement programs; to develop controls to monitor effectiveness of programs; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

ODVA offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. 
Flexible spending
11 paid holidays
15 days paid vacation
15 days paid sick leave
Retirement savings plan with generous company match
Longevity bonus after two years of service

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements consist of possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing AND at least three years of professional nursing experience as a registered nurse, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity, OR a bachelor’s degree in nursing AND two years of professional nursing experience as a registered nurse, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity, OR a master’s degree AND one year of professional nursing experience as a registered nurse in a supervisory capacity.


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