Registered Nurse Manager/Navigator (RN) - Women and Infant Services/Lactation Services Job, Full Time - Atlanta

US-GA-Decatur
Employee Type
Full-Time
Department
106730 - Ob Education
Shift
Day
Days of the Week for Employee
Monday - Friday
2701 North Decatur Road
Posted on Monster
No

Overview

DeKalb Medical is hiring for a Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Manager of Women and Infant Services Full Time Day Shift near Atlanta.

 

The full time Registered Nurse Manager job in our Women and Infant Services department 

Oversees the operation of OB Community Education department including Education and Lactation Center staff.

 

 

Registered Nurse Manager Women and Infant Services Minimum Education, Experience and Licensure Requirements:

 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current Georgia license to practice as a RN
  • 3-5 years OB related experience.
  • B.S. in Nursing or related specialty desired.
  • Certification as International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) preferred
  • Certification in childbirth education preferred
  • RTS Bereavement training and instructor training preferred

Registered Nurse Manager Women and Infant Services Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee budget for cost center.
  • Supervises and performs evaluations on OB Community Education staff. Provides on-going feedback and coaching to improve performance.
  • Is familiar with AWHONN, The Joint Commission, and other agency standards, assists to ensure standards are met.
  • Works with W&I Nurse Managers as well as Nurse Educators and Clinical Nurse Specialist to assist with staff education, competency and development.
  • Works with Referral Center to provide current information to the community regarding services offered through W&I Departments.
  • Works with Volunteer Services Director to ensure smooth operation of service.
  • Works with community to establish and maintain volunteer base for W&I Departments.
  • Assists the CNS/Educators in proving staff lunch and learns.

 

Nurse Manager OB Community Education Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and manages the OB Education cost center and staff.
  • Functions in the role of Lactation Consultant.
  • Coordinates community classes for the Women and Infant Department.
  • Maintains statistics on classes.
  • Implements new classes based on community desire and needs.
  • Evaluates programs annually and makes changes on customer valid requirements/suggestions.
  • Ensures in-patient education materials are current and research based.
  • Revises, develops, and implements curriculums for educational offerings ensuring they are current and research based for prenatal community classes.

Lactation Center Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and revises standards of care and policies and procedures for Lactation Services as well as patient education are current and research based.

Customer Service Responsibilities:

  • Attends weekly Mother Baby WIG meeting; makes weekly commitment, updates My4dx weekly.
  • Supports W&I WIG goal.
  • Role model to all W&I staff both verbal and non-verbal.
  • Completes discharge phone calls and provides weekly reports to Director.
  • Implements service recovery as needed and provide ongoing staff feedback.

Public Impressions

  • Works with the Marketing Department on marketing materials and marketing goals for the W&I departments. Assist with creating a positive impression of W&I services with the community and physicians.
  • Coordinates health fairs and other special projects as requested.
  • Ensures adequate supply of education materials available in physician offices and nurses stations.
  • Perinatal Bereavement Program
  • Assists in the bereavement program.
  • Manages departmental staff within established budget to facilitate effective services as follows:
      • Recruits, selects, trains, and supervises departmental staff. Evaluates performance, making recommendations for personnel actions and motivation of employees to achieve superior performance.
      • Oversees time and attendance coordination for assigned staff, including monitoring overtime and productivity
      • Develops and monitors departmental budget. Ensures appropriate provision and utilization of departmental resources.
      • Actively participates in setting, monitoring and achieving goals for the department.
      • Promotes and facilitates continuous quality improvement activities to ensure the provision of and improvement upon safe and quality patient care.
  • Participates in supporting the organization’s vision, mission and values and adheres to DeKalb Medical Standards of Behavior.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet the goals and objectives of DeKalb Medical. 

Are you interested in becoming a Nurse Manager in DeKalb Medical's Women and Infant Services department? Then, apply today by contacting colin.lortz@dekalbmedical.org

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