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Acute Dialysis Center Manager - Austin TX job in Austin

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Job ID Number:  028419
Job Role:  Management
Job Type:  Full Time
States:  Texas (TX)
City:  Austin
Zip Code:  78712

The Acute Center Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Acute program. This includes, but is not limited to patient care, personnel, technical services, and financial management. Ability to assess and proactively address potential patient and/or staff safety issues. The Acute Center Manager is a liaison to physicians in regards to patient information, and company policy & procedures. This position also communicates with patients, direct reports and hospital personnel. This position acts as a team leader who educates and mentors staff members as appropriate. The Acute Center Manager provides nursing support services to the Acute Program for patient care, as needed.

Patient Management

Patient Care Supervision: Observes and records patient's responses to renal failure and its treatment; directs and supervises the care of the patients on dialysis; performs thorough patient assessments as evidenced by documentationCritical Results/Situations: Uses professional discretion in critical or emergency situations and directs the necessary intervention; recognizes changes in patient's condition on dialysis and makes necessary adjustments in their therapy; provides appropriate information to the physician, and implements physician's ordersPatient Schedule: Provides oversight of and/or prepares the patient schedule and makes staff assignments based on priorities for patient care; maintains on-call schedule; consistently reviews and evaluates patient priorities as changes occur in the condition of the patient; directs staff in work assignments to address these changes


Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI): Supports and contributes to the Quality Improvement Plan for the Acute program; identifies areas of improvement and collaborates with Territory Director and Medical Director to design and implement plan of action
Infection Control and Vaccinations: Ensures employee compliance with all infection control policies and procedures; ensures all potential infections are correctly documented and appropriate care is rendered
Renal Network Compliance: Follows guidelines and goals in accordance with the legislative mandate for the ESRD Network Program
Staffing: Promotes a teamwork approach by offering information, advice, and assistance to all unit staff member in a positive, courteous, and cooperative manner; assists in staff scheduling and interprets staffing policies; arranges and/or provides coverage for scheduled and unscheduled absences

Staff Meetings: Responsible for conducting staff meetings to address any areas of concern and to ensure proper communication between all staff members

Focal Reviews: Participates in employee appraisals; supervises, evaluates, and determines clinical competency in conjunction with the Territory Director
Policies & Procedures: Provides oversight of policies & procedures and acts on non-compliance including notifying the Territory Director; ensures staff documents thoroughly and correctly; effectively communicates new policy & procedure updates
Budget: Monitors operating and capital budget to ensure containment of controllable costs

Infection Control and Vaccinations: Ensures employee compliance with all infection control policies and procedures; ensures all potential infections are correctly documented and appropriate care is renderedEnsures that the hospital storage units, supplies, and equipment provide safe and effective treatment for all patientsEnsures that the hospital storage units are neat, clean, organized, and unclutteredEnsure compliance with Satellite Healthcare's procedures for reportingUnderstands legal consequences of immediate and long term nursing actions; adheres to all policies in the Employee Conduct Expectations in the Employee HandbookContributes to harmonious and constructive working relationships with all staff membersResponsible for driving the Satellite Healthcare culture through values and customer service standardsAccountable for outstanding customer service to all external and internal customersDevelops and maintains effective relationships through effective and timely communicationTakes initiative and action to respond, resolve and follow up regarding customer service issues with all customers in a timely manner

Requirements Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education & Experience:


Graduation from an accredited school of nursing or equivalent, BSN preferredExperience:

Twelve (12) months of nursing and/or management experienceNursing supervision, leadership experience and quality management experience preferredLicenses/Certifications:

Current Registered Nurse (RN) licenseCurrent CPR certificationCNN or CDN certification preferredAny combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Able to maintain confidentialityUnderstands basic renal function and the consequences of renal failureMaintains professional competence via continuing educationAbility to read, write, speak, understand and satisfactorily communicate in EnglishProficient computer skills - e.g. Outlook, WordEffectively demonstrates leadership competenciesCritical thinkerEffective delegatorEffective quality manager/accountable for outcomesIntegrates clinical knowledge and leadership skills into practical actionFacilitates collaborative relationships, customer–focusedEffective in staff and patient educationEffective coach and mentorAble to effectively use quality process to meet clinical goalsStrong regulatory knowledgeAbility to partner with physiciansDemonstrates fiscal accountability, quality management and strategic planning skillsDemonstrates ability to take a broad view of issues considering both short and long term perspective


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Salary:  Excellent with great benefits
Employer:  AMS Dialysis Recruiters


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