Unit Nurse Manager â“ DHART (Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team)
Lebanon, New Hampshire
The Unit Nurse Manager/Chief Flight Nurse (UNM/CFN) for DHART (Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team) is responsible for the oversight of the clinical care provided by DHART, ensuring that appropriate standards are met or exceeded. The UNM/CFN reports to the DHART Program Director.
This position manages the hiring process for Flight Nurses and Flight Paramedics; Evaluates and manages performance of staff members; Plans staffing and adjustments on a daily basis; Develops, implements, and evaluates unit and organizational policies, procedures, and goals; Provides leadership, consultation and collaboration with the director and other members of the health care team to design, evaluate and improve patient care systems and processes.
The Unit Nurse Manager encourages, supports, and provides educational opportunities for staff development; Provides input regarding operational and capital budgets for the department; Assumes accountability for quality and regulatory management directive; Ensures quality and appropriateness of patient care. Facilitates and monitors activities related to the delivery of patient care, ensuring evidenced based practice and minimum nursing/paramedic practice standards are achieved in the clinical area.
In addition, the Unit Nurse Manager strategizes to improve efficiency and eliminate barriers that impact patient and family centered care; Provides for professional growth and development of patient care staff; Assists and participates in the orientation of new staff in collaboration with Flight Nurse Educator; Supports education and staff development through participation and support of nursing research, education, informatics, quality and patient safety, professional development, and Shared Governance; Supports and/or participates in research programs. This role provides DHART Leadership on Call coverage.
A Bachelor of Science in Nursing with 2 years of flight nursing experience and demonstrated leadership ability; Master's degree is preferred.
RN licensure in the state of New Hampshire.
Candidates must possess excellent informatics, verbal, and written communication skills.
Experience with CAMTS accreditation standards is preferred.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. In the Upper Valley of New Hampshire, the opportunities â“ both career and personal â“ truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.
Applicants are encouraged to apply at the link below: https://dhnursing.org/
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.