The Birthplace is located within University of MN Masonic Childrens Hospital, which provides an exceptional focus to family centered care. Staff on the Birthplace are committed to provide families with the knowledge and skills to achieve their goals, as well as recognize the importance of families feeling empowered in their care and their expectations at birth.
The Birthplace supports not only women in our culturally diverse community, but also support women across the state whom may need additional attention due to a high risk pregnancy or fetal diagnosis. Provider care is supported by OB Physicians, Maternal Fetal Medicine Physicians, Family Practice Physicians, Certified Midwives, and Anesthesiologists.
Our collaborative team supports both low risk and high risk pregnancies and births.
With our partnership with the University of MN, The Birthplace supports the development of Student Nurses and Residents through onsite observation and training. This addition also helps continue to enhance our evidence based practice and ongoing professional learning.
This position will be working in Labor and Delivery and the Newborn Family Care Center.
This position is responsible for assisting the Manager with department operations. This includes supervision of personnel and projects as delegated, including but not limited to human resources management, nursing practice, quality and safety, regulatory compliance, finance and other operational accountabilities.
Partners with Manager to supervise/manage day-to-day or shift-to-shift operations to ensure support of the mission, vision, values and goals of the organization.
Assists Manager to plan, manage, coordinate and evaluate patient care activities including staffing, resource management, quality and safety, regulatory compliance, and financial management.
Prioritizes assignments to assure timely, productive, and efficient use of resources.
Assists NM to manage equipment inventory and supply management within operational budget.
Collaborates with Nursing, Provider leadership and other stakeholders to implement and evaluate standards of practice.
Collects and analyzes quality data and utilizes process improvement methodology to insure deliver of safe and quality patient care.
Assists with department change and acts a change agent in of system change, procedure change and process changes.
Demonstrates skills/abilities in provision of patient care
Ensures unit protocols, benchmarks, and hospital procedures are initiated appropriately.
Assists Manager to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the quality improvement initiatives.
Assists Manager with human resources management to achieve quality service and positive employee relations.
Ensures compliance with organizational policies and procedures.
Advocates for patient, family and staff needs.
Drives improvement activities that promote patient centered care and positive customer experience.
Assists Manager to ensure staff compliance in areas of job requirements, education and clinical competency.
Promotes a culture of high employee engagement, professional development, nursing education and research.
Bachelors degree in Nursing.
Three years nursing experience, at least one of which in a formal or informal (charge, lead, preceptor) leadership role. Knowledge of patient population served in area of responsibility.
Licensed Registered Nurse. Ability to obtain Minnesota nursing license at time of hire.
Masters degree in nursing, health care administration, business administration or related field
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