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RWJBarnabas Health Nurse Manager (NBR) Childrens Same Day Suite in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Nurse Manager (NBR) Childrens Same Day SuiteReq #:0000133980

Category:Nursing Manager



Facility:RWJ New Brunswick

Department:CH Same Day Suite


Main Hospital - New Brunswick, One Robert Wood Johnson Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

RWJBH is seeking a Nurse Manager for Childrens Same Day Suite at the New Brunswick campus, This is a Full Time position. Day Shift 8AM - 5PM

Departments Serviced: Pediatric Perioperative Services,- PreOp,PACU and Medical Infusions

Manager Job Description - Summary of Job Function

The Head Nurse is a registered professional nurse who under the direction of the Nursing Director coordinates available resources to efficiently and effectively provide professional nursing care of a quality consistent with the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Standards of Care to the patients assigned to his/her unit,

The Head Nurse demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to make decisions regarding the provision of age appropriate care for the unit s patient population,

Ensure that [unit/department/division] is in compliance with all applicable policies, laws and regulations,

Job Qualifications/Education/Training/Certification/Licensure


  • Licensed to practice Professional Nursing in New Jersey,

  • Bachelor s degree in Nursing required,

  • Pediatric National certification in a clinical area required- CPAN,

  • APHON Certification within 2 years of acceptance of the position,


  • 3-5 years relative clinical practice,

Job Functions

  • Development/Management of Personnel

  • Facilitates the safe and effective functioning of the unit as demonstrated by

  • Interviewing and hiring licensed and unlicensed personnel in collaboration with Nursing director,

  • Contributes to the professional growth and development of staff by:

  • Continuously assessing patient care to evaluate staff knowledge and patterns of performance,

  • Counseling staff on identified areas for improvement,

  • Evaluating the staff performance as demonstrated by the completion of the performance evaluation in a timely manner,

  • Counseling and implementing appropriate disciplinary action,

  • Planning/coordinating unit based education programs as identified by unit needs,

  • Considers staff participation in safety/quality initiatives when completing employee performance appraisals,

  • Fostering Interdisciplinary Collaborative Relationship

  • Support and maintain collaborative relationships with all disciplines that impacts patient care on the unit,

  • Foster an atmosphere of positive communication on the unit,

  • Act as a role model in customer relations,

  • Participates in service and hospital-wide committees as assigned,

Management of Patient Care Delivery Maintains clinical expertise as demonstrated by:

  • Providing care that is safe, effective and consistent with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Standards of Patient Care,

  • Applying knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age, growth and development over the life span i,e,, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult,

  • Incorporating current research findings into clinical practice,

  • Providing leadership in the delivery of patient care for the unit as demonstrated by:

  • Making assignments which consider patient needs and staff competencies,

  • Assisting staff in establishing priorities for patient care needs,

  • Serving as a resource for interpretation of regulatory requirements,

  • Implementation of policies and procedures of the nursing department,

  • Promoting effective resource utilization related to clinical practice,

  • Using effective communication strategies

  • Participates in the development of performance improvement projects including: design, performance measurement analysis and improvement,

Unit Management

  • Plans staffing in accordance with established standards as demonstrated by:

  • Completing and posting schedules according to policy and procedure,

  • Ensure safe staffing patterns,Monitoring and evaluating the standards of care for the unit,

  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of mech

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer