The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
January 9, 2018
Plattsburgh, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Hospital, Public and Private
4 Year Degree
Compnay Name:The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
The Manager, Interventional Radiology is responsible for working collaboratively with the Director to plan for, direct, supervise and evaluate all program operations and patient care delivery in Interventional Radiology. The Manager, Interventional Radiology is responsible for management/leadership of the unit/department in the absence of the Director. This position shares joint responsibilities with the Director for all outcomes of the unit to include but not limited to patient, physician, and staff satisfaction.
This individual displays competence in the 5 core health care competencies of interdisciplinary team work, quality improvement, evidence based practice, patient focused care and informatics. The Manager, Interventional Radiology also assists the Director with organizational planning, compliance with regulatory standards, fiscal management setting and maintaining standards within Interventional Radiology, coordinating services and providing for the professional growth of staff.
Works with interdisciplinary teams
Acts as a resource to ensure consistent application of Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA).
Assists the Director to develop, implement and maintain a recruitment and retention plan in collaboration with staff and interdisciplinary teams.
Facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration using team processes for change and decision-making.
Creates an environment which recognizes and values interdisciplinary roles and differences in staff, physicians, patients and community.
Values Communication and relationship building
Utilizes active listening skills and is responsive to concerns.
Asserts views using non-threatening, non-judgmental methods.
Confirms positive behaviors and confronts/manages negative behaviors of staff, physicians, peers, and other hospital employees.
Assists the Director to identify strategies for clear and consistent communication 24/7, (e.g., staff meetings, newsletters, staff huddles, email).
Creates opportunities for employees to be involved in decision-making.
Utilizes informatics and business skills
Provides input to help the Director to develop, implement and monitor a sound fiscal plan for the department based on relevant data and best practice (operating/capital).
Assists the Director to review monthly operating reports, and submit financial analysis/justification for variances with written action plan.
Assists the Director to Develop, implement, and monitor a staffing plan which assesses nursing and patient needs and assigns pharmacy personnel to provide services based on the levels of staff expertise available.
Demonstrates active participation in application of informatics resources.
Educates patient care team members on financial implications of patient care decisions.
Demonstrates advanced competence/skill with Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint), internet search engines and technology based communication programs, (e.g., Outlook).
Uses telecommunications devices as per CVPH guidelines.
Participates in the evaluation of information systems in the practice setting.
Manages applications for structured data entry and analysis (e.g., productivity measuring systems, acuity levels).
Applies leadership and professional practice skills
Demonstrates ongoing professional development and lifelong learning in self and staff.
Provides clinical coaching and career counseling to staff and aspiring leaders.
Participates in the CVPH Strategic Plan; develops and communicates a consistent strategic plan for the department.
Assists the Director in the application of methods to hold staff accountable (i.e. standard, strategic plan).
Demonstrates accountability for job performance and supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of the organization.
Assists the Director to develop and facilitate a model of collaborative professional practice, (e.g., builds a network of practice colleagues and resources).
Defines the department's/unit's scope of services and major aspects of care based upon the population served.
Assists in developing, implementing, and evaluating standards of care and standards of practice based on the patient population, relevant professional standards, and evidenced based practice/research.
Ensures that care providers practice in roles as allowed by NYS law, other regulatory agencies, applicable governing laws and ethical standards of practice.
Assists in the plan to ensure staff competence, and professional development.
Completes staff performance evaluations in the timeframe as outlined by CVPH's policies
Provides clear and consistent performance feedback to staff.
Helps to identify a succession plan for key unit positions.
Applies quality and patient focused care
Assists the director to lead successful performance improvement initiatives demonstrating expertise.
Utilizes research findings for the establishment of standards and practices.
Supports the organization-wide patient safety program.
Supports safety surveys, responding and acting on safety recommendations.
Articulates the organizational and departmental/unit quality improvement goals and objectives.
Assists in development, implementation and evaluation of a performance improvement program which incorporates clinical data, service excellence, quality improvement and risk management.
BSN or completion of BSN by Spring 2018. MSN preferred.