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Manager of Telemetry

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Description Are you looking for a work environment as a Manager of Telemetry Unit where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application with Rapides Regional Medical Center today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the Rapides Regional Medical Center team.We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Rapides Regional Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)We are seeking a Manager of Telemetry Unit for our facility to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and we are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now! The Unit Manager will be in charge of the daily operations in providing care to medical/surgical/telemetry patients; manages the provision of adequate and competent staffing; addresses any issues that affect desired patient outcomes; ensures departmental compliance with regulatory and The Joint Commission requirements; monitors and adheres to annual hospital operating budget; implements cost-effective strategies in staffing and supply management decisions; assists staff in providing patient care and services as needed.Job Summary:
    • Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to RRMC values - STARS
    • Conduct reinforces and reflects RRMC's values and promotes the Code of Conduct. Meets the leadership obligations under the Ethics and Compliance program. This includes demonstrating and understanding of and adhering to the Code of Conduct.
    • The Quality of service provided by the department is very good as indicated by a combination of information available through customer surveys, professional standards, accrediting agencies, governmental standards, informal feedback, employee surveys, and direct observation
    • Operates the department within budget
    • Manages the productivity of the department with budget
    • Maintains positive employee relations as observed from employee feedback
    • Consistently demonstrates positive interpersonal relations with all constituencies - including other departments, patients, physicians, and community
    • Integrates the service into RRMC's primary functions
    • Coordinates and integrates interdepartmental and intradepa rtmental services
    • Develops and implements policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services
    • Recommends a sufficient number of qualified and competent persons to provide the services of the department
    • Determines the qualifications and competence of department employees
    • Continuously assesses and improves the performance of services provided by the department
    • Maintains quality control programs, as appropriate
    • Orients and provides in-service training and continuing education to all department employees
    • Recommends space and other resources needed by the department
    • Participates in the selection of sources for needed services not provided by the department or the medical center
    • Monitors quality outcomes and recommends improvements in performance relative to the following safety issues:
      • Mitigation of unsafe practices
      • Identification and mitigation of risks and hazards
      • Quality of the informed consent process
      • Performing unwanted life sustaining treatment or withholding resuscitation
      • Ensuring adequate and competent nursing staff service and nursing leadership at all levels
      • Timely and understandable communication of patient critical information
      • Accurate labeling of diagnostic studies including radiographs, laboratory specimens, or other diagnostic studies
      • Adverse events resulting from non-standardized, fragmented, or ineffective information transfer at the time of patient discharge
      • Adverse drug events and medication reconciliation
      • Hospital-acquired infections related to inadequate hand hygiene
      • Central venous catheter related bloodstream infection prevention
      • Complications associated with ventilator use
      • Catheter associated urinary tract infections
      • Prevention of developing venous thromboembolism and subsequent pulmonary embolism
      • Anticoagulation therapy and coordinated care
      • Conduct reinforces the organization's values and promotes the Code of Conduct
      • Meets the leadership obligations under the Ethics and Compliance Program
      • Demonstrates support for patient rights in day-to-day interactions
      • Demonstrates adherence to principles of safety and infection control and reporting requirements for both
      • Appropriately assesses the patient's pain and involves the patient in effective management of that pain using age appropriate interventions
      • Able to recognize adverse drug reactions and demonstrates understanding of proper reporting once reaction is identified
      • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the following age groups: adolescent, adult, geriatric
      • Willingly accepts and performs all assigned dutiesRapides Regional Medical Center is a 380 bed award-winning hospital in Alexandria, Louisiana that provides a wide array of care to 13 parishes across Central Louisiana. Founded in 1903 along the banks of the Red River, Rapides Regional represents a proud heritage of compassionate healthcare services coupled with the most advanced technology to date. Our services range from the latest advances in Cardiac Care to minimally invasive Neurosurgery, and our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties. In 2012, Rapides Regional Medical Center became the first verified Level II Trauma Center in Louisiana. In addition, we operate the area's first Certified Stroke Center, offering comprehensive stroke care from the minute a patient walks through our door to the time they go home.HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In early 2022, we were proudly recognized for the 12th time as one of the world's most ethical companies by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. In 2021, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charity care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.Be part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications for our Manager of Telemetry Unit opening. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!
        • Graduate of a Nursing Program from an accredited school; BSN required (or in the process of obtaining BSN)
        • Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana
        • CPR for Healthcare Providers to be completed within 30 days of hire
        • ACLS to be completed within 180 days of hireWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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