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RN Patient Services Manager III - Hematology/Oncology Unit (4 Oncology)

Company: UNC Health Care Systems
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Description

Patient Services Manager (PSM) III - Hematology/Oncology Unit (4 Oncology)

Full-time, Exempt position. Typical schedule includes Monday-Friday, days, however some extension into evening hours, weekends, holidays may be needed based on unit/patient needs.

A Patient Services Manager III position is available for our Oncology Unit, caring for the adult oncology population in the NC Cancer Hospital. Our Hematology/Oncology unit is a 53 bed inpatient oncology unit that cares for solid tumor and hematologic malignancy patients including the management of transfusions, antibiotic therapy, chemotherapy/biotherapy and end of life care.

The PSM III collaborates with the Oncology Leadership Team and is responsible for nursing clinical practice and operations. This manager is responsible for creating an environment conducive to recruiting and retaining staff while effectively using clinical and financial information to establish and meet budgetary goals. The manager is also responsible for ensuring internal and external regulatory standards of nursing practice are achieved; ensuring high customer satisfaction; and leading and participating in quality improvement initiatives.

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:

This position supervising large clinical units. Duties include ensuring that appropriate care and services are available to patients and families, ensures adequate and appropriate clinic staffing on each shift, supervision of nursing staff, medical support staff and utility aide staff, assistance with annual performance reviews of staff, participation in quality improvement initiatives to address identified patient safety or quality of care issues. Provides and facilitates an environment conducive to staff continuing education needs, ongoing unit-based educational needs and orientation of staff members.

Responsibilities:

1. Patient Care- Ensures that appropriate care and services are available to patients / clients and families. Facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration in patient/client care planning. Ensures appropriate clinical staffing and skill mix for patient care. Supervises team of professionals /paraprofessionals which may include nursing staff, health unit coordinators, nursing assistants and utility aides.

2. Human Resource Management- Effectively manages human resources. Creates an environment conducive to recruiting and retaining staff. Applies organizational policy and procedures in hiring, promoting, transferring and terminating staff. Provides staff with annual performance feedback and opportunity to set professional goals. Integrates scientific evidence regarding retention of nursing staff into unit planning.

3. Budget Management- Effectively uses clinical and financial information to establish and meet budgetary goals. Implements strategies to increase revenue and cost effectively manage personnel, supply, and equipment resources. Evaluates the impact of strategic fiscal changes on quality outcomes.

4. Accreditation Issues- Ensures that internal and external regulatory standards or nursing practice are met or exceeded. This includes organizational policy and procedures as well as state, Joint Commission, Board of Nursing and other specified accrediting bodies. Integrate current scientific evidence with standards of practice.

5. Quality Improvement- Leads and participates in quality improvement initiatives that focus on identified patient safety or quality of care deficits.

6. Education- Creates an educational environment conducive to student learning, staff continuing education, and orientation of new staff members. Accountable for annual competency evaluation of staff that ensures staff has the knowledge and skills to care for the specified patient population.

7. Customer Satisfaction- Ensures high customer satisfaction. Communicates patient satisfaction results, letters and comments to staff and leads monthly initiatives to improve consumer satisfaction with care and services. Advocates for consumers within the organization, particularly for vulnerable or at risk populations.

Other Information

Other information:

Education Requirements:

--- Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) from a state-accredited school of professional nursing.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

--- Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.

--- Professional certification (ANCC Magnet approved) relevant to Management, Leadership or Clinical Area is required within the probationary period of employment.

Professional Experience Requirements:

--- Three (3) years of professional nursing in tertiary care and one (1) year of management experience in specialty area.

Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: 4 Oncology

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.

Keywords: UNC Health Care Systems, Chapel Hill , RN Patient Services Manager III - Hematology/Oncology Unit (4 Oncology), Executive , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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