Patient Care Manager (Surgical, RN)

Washington Hospital Center Washington, DC

About the Job

GENERAL SUMMARY
Directs, supervises and provides holistic, culturally competent, quality and cost-effective evidence-based nursing care for patients/families. Applies the nursing process within the context of the organization's shared decision making frame work.  Collaboratively manages the patient’s transitions across the continuum of care, to assist patients or populations in achieving or maintaining an optimal level of health.   Is recognized as a professional role model and clinical expert and promotes a professional environment that supports continuous learning.  Delegates and supervises work appropriately. The Patient Care Manager supports, assists and reports to the Nurse Director. Can assume the role of Nurse Director in his/her absence.

  • EDUCATION:  Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) is required.   Master’s degree or Master’s program enrolled preferred.

 

  • PRIOR EXPERIENCE: Two years of progressively more responsible job related experience.

 

  • ON-THE-JOB EXPERIENCE:  Approximately six to twelve months to gain familiarity with the Hospital environment, department routines and procedures, and the full range of job duties.

 

  • CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION/LICENSURE:  Licensure as a registered nurse in the District of Columbia is required. BLS required.  ACLS certification must be obtained within six months of hire. Certification in the clinical/specialty area must be obtained within one year of hire from a nationally recognized nursing organization.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.