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Clinical Manager

Georgetown University Hospital


Location:
Washington, DC
Date:
02/22/2018
2018-02-222018-03-24
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

Clinical Manager, Mother/Baby Unit – 3East

 

General Description: The incumbent in this position is a Department Leader who assumes 24 hour administrative authority and responsibility for the management and direction of the operational, personnel and financial activities of a specified unit or procedural area. These functions are coordinated with the Executive Staff, Hospital Leadership, Medical Staff and others and are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Medstar Georgetown University Hospital's mission, vision and core values.

 

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.

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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