Nurse Manager II, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Take advantage of exceptional opportunities in an exceptional place. Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), a nationally prominent research university and a pioneer in patient care, community service, and biomedical research, is seeking a Nurse Manager II for our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
As Portland’s largest employer, OHSU is able to offer services and community support not found anywhere else in the region. Each day at OHSU brings a chance to further your learning, discover something new, and touch the lives of people throughout Oregon and beyond.
- FTE: 1.0, Full Time
- Schedule: Monday-Friday
- Salary Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
- Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill)
- Job Type: Unclassified
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a regional referral center for all critically ill and injured children that operates 24/7. The primary purpose of the PICU is to provide optimal state of the art critical care nursing to any infant, child or adolescent who presents with a serious injury and/or illness. Care is provided for patients from birth to 18 years of age. Older patients are cared for on a case-by-case basis.
The Nurse Manager (NM) is a Registered Nurse (RN) who is responsible for upholding excellence in the provision of nursing care through the implementation of the Professional Practice Model. The Nurse NM is responsible for operational, human resources, quality, and financial management of the assigned inpatient unit. The NM works with the interdisciplinary team to translate and implement organizational and division priorities into the unit’s operations. The NM ensures a patient care environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, productive, and engaged staff. The NM partners with the interdisciplinary care team to ensure the delivery of safe, quality patient care and compliance with administrative, regulatory and clinical policies and procedures. The NM implements quality and safety initiatives, leads process improvement, ensures adherence to hospital and clinical standards of performance, and human resource management. The NM ensures adherence to regulatory standards, bargaining unit agreements, hospital and clinical standards of performance, and human resource management. The NM creates and sustains a patient care environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, productive, and engaged staff.
The NM’s decisions and actions are based on the ethical principles outlined by the American Nurses Association’s Code of Ethics for Nursing. The NM practices in adherence with the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practice for Nurse Administrators, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing, the Oregon State Board of Nursing’s Nurse Practice Act, and within the context of the Nurse Executive Competencies developed by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). The NM exemplifies the principles of the OHSU Culture of Safety Position Statement by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.