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Clinical Manager

Georgetown University Hospital


Location:
Washington, DC
Date:
12/15/2017
2017-12-152018-01-13
Job Code:
32338
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Clinical Manager at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
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Clinical Manager

Mother/Baby Unit, 3 East

Regular Full-Time

32338

Mother/Baby (3 East)

MedStar Georgetown's Perinatal Department consists of a Mother-Baby Couplet Postpartum Unit (3 East), along with a Labor & Delivery/Inpatient Antepartum Suite (3 North). Perinatal nurses assess the mother and neonate in a family-centered, holistic environment that supports the new family during this time of changing needs for mother, father and baby. MedStar Georgetown is a regional referral center for high-risk mothers and infants, and we enjoy a supportive and cooperative relationship with our outstanding NICU to provide excellent continuity of care for these families. Perinatal nurses collaborate with parenting services, antepartum/postpartum patient educators and lactation specialists to provide comprehensive patient and family education. Our diverse patient population includes both medically complex and uncomplicated patients.

Perinatal nurses are encouraged to attend a wide variety of educational opportunities, including AWHONN regional and national conferences.  We enjoy participating in collaborative governance at the unit and hospital level and take advantage of self-scheduling. We boast excellent nurse-to-patient ratios and use computerized documentation systems. Recent awards received by the staff include the Daisy award and several nurses have been recognized as Sigma Theta Tau's 100 Outstanding Nurses of Washington, DC.

MedStar Georgetown is designated as a Baby Friendly Hospital.

Position Summary: Coordinates patient care activities in collaboration with other hospital departments, physicians, staff, patients, and visitors during evenings, nights, and weekends. Functions as the on-site administrator. Participates in quality improvement activities and manages fiscal and human resources in order to provide effective and efficient patient care. Clarifies and interprets hospital policies and procedures. Assigns and allocates staffing resources for the in-patient care units.

Required Education/Training: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Master's degree in Nursing preferred, and/or equivalent in experience and/or continuing education. Current D.C. license as a Registered Professional Nurse. A minimum of four years experience to include one year of administrative/supervisory experience in Nursing. A minimum of three years clinical experience in an acute care facility. Experience in a University Teaching Hospital preferred.

Required Experience: Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to coordinate activities in a complex situation; flexible and adaptable to change; remain calm and functional in stressful situations; ability to set priorities; effective problem-solving and decision-making skills; self-directed, and ability to function autonomously.

 

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