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Patient Care Manager RN Medical / Surgical Buffalo, MN

Buffalo, Minnesota

Overview

Allina Health nurses are the embodiment of science and caring. Relationships – with patients and each other – are at the center of everything we do. Our leadership team is deeply committed to fostering visionary and transformational leadership skills, advocacy, continuous improvement and cultural awareness and recognition.

When you find the right fit, going to work each day becomes a source of pride. It's a welcoming environment to advocate and care for your patients. State-of-the-art equipment to make your day easier. And the flexibility and support you need to focus on building a career you love. That’s what you’ll find here.

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Rewards

  • Employee Volunteerism

    We believe care is more than just treating people when they are sick. We help people live healthier lives by investing in community programs and employee volunteerism.

  • Starting Salary

    Minnesota and Wisconsin boast the highest and most competitive average salaries and hourly wages for registered nurses in the five-state region.

  • Nurse-Patient Ratios

    Our nurse-patient ratios are among the best in the nation and ensure our staff can provide the safest care possible.

  • Career Development

    We'll support you every step of the way by providing incentives for certification, tuition reimbursement, professional development and more.

  • Location

    Discover a rewarding career at one of our 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals and a wide variety of specialty care services in Minnesota and western Wisconsin, ranked top states for nurses.

Allina Health is forward thinking in that we use technology in the care of our patients to improve outcomes across the system.

- Faith P., APRN

Responsibilities

Requisition #

61457BR

Physical Location

Buffalo, Minnesota

Posted Date

11-May-2020

Dept. Name

Medical Surgical Unit

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Buffalo Hospital, located on the western edge of the Twin Cities metro area in Buffalo, Minn., offers high quality, personal care in private rooms and provides many specialty services, including the Birth Center, Cardiac Center, Emergency Services, Sleep Center, Phillips Eye Institute, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM and Virginia Piper Cancer Institute.

 

Responsibilities

Req ID: 61457
  • Accountability for nursing practice in all areas of responsibility
  • Provides leadership to promote shared decision making and professional autonomy of staff members by providing collaborative processes that actively solicit input from key stakeholders (leaders, staff, physicians, and Allina practice committees) to produce staff ownership of decisions
  • Fosters a culture of accountability, excellence and staff participation/engagement supported by processes that provide timely information regarding performance and department-specific activities and accomplishments
  • Responsibility for the implementation of the organizations mission, vision, values, code of conduct, evidence-based practice, and nursing practice within their defined areas of responsibility
  • Accountable for the environment in which clinical nursing is practiced
  • Responsible for the recruitment and retention of clinical staff with diverse backgrounds, appropriate education and experience
  • Strategic management; develops and oversees department/program to ensure alignment to organizational mission, vision, values, strategic goals, and business strategies
  • Clinical practice knowledge; assumes responsibility for evidence-based practice in designated practice areas
  • Defines, interprets, monitors and maintains standards of practice
  • Performance improvement – safety, risk and regulatory; utilizes process improvement principles to assess and improve the quality of the service/care provided within the department
  • Ensures a culture and environment of safety for patients, staff and visitors – regulatory and accreditation requirements, incident reporting, medication safety, and policy/procedures
  • Leadership skills and human resources management; recommends, implement and evaluates plans and systems that assure sufficient number of qualified and competent staff to provide care/services
  • Financial management; utilizes data to develop, implement, monitor and maintain a realistic, cost-effective annual budget and to effectively manager productivity within the department
  • Understands the concepts of capital budgeting, including depreciation, Return on Investment (ROI) and Return on Asset (ROA)
  • Understands healthcare economics and healthcare public policy as it applies to the delivery of patient care- this includes reimbursement, Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, third party providers and the challenges to the current healthcare policies and key legislative initiatives at local, state and national level
  • Provides leadership in critical thinking, problem solving, managing conflict, and addressing ethical issues
  • Makes effective decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment

Education

  • B.A or B.S. in Nursing and graduate of an accredited school of nursing which is inclusive of a clinical rotation in an acute care facility (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
  • Masters degree preferred

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Three (3) plus years clinical experience
  • Previous leadership experience preferred
  • Previous management experience preferred
  • Demonstrated management/leadership and program management skills related to the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities (below)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Regulatory Standards
  • Health care environments and trends
  • Demonstration of leadership and empowerment principles
  • Budgeting and fiscal control
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Interpret policies and procedures; identify non-compliance and take appropriate action
  • Utilize time management concepts to maximize time effectively
  • Work independently
  • Incorporate cultural diversity and age appropriate care into all aspects of communication and patient/resident care; scope of services provided will encompass age groups ranging from infant through geriatric
  • Maintains flexibility to adapt to a variety of workload assignments
  • Become CPR certified

Licensure/Certifications

  • Current MN Nursing License (Current WI Nursing License for River Falls Hospital)
  • Certification in Nursing Administration by a nationally recognized nursing organization (e.g., ANA) preferred CPR Certification requirement to be determined by business unit

Work Schedule

Primarily Monday - Friday day position - occasional rotation to weekends and other shifts.
On-call every 8th week.
Exempt position

Location/Community Information

Located 35 minutes from Minneapolis or St. Cloud, the city of Buffalo lies at the intersection of two major highways and on two major recreational lakes, Buffalo Lake and Lake Pulaski. Quality education is very important to Buffalo residents, and it is one of the reasons many young parents are attracted to the Buffalo area. During the past 15 years, Buffalo has experienced enormous growth and development. This community offers both residents and guests a perfect mixture of modern conveniences and small town life. Although much has changed, Buffalo has retained its quaint feel and charm of the past

Buffalo:

  • Located 35 miles Northwest of Minneapolis
  • Population = 15,000
  • Service Area = 123,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

61457BR
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