The Nurse Manager (NM) is a Registered Nurse (RN) who is responsible for upholding excellence in the provision of nursing care through the implementation of the Profession Practice Model. The Nurse NM is responsible for operational, human resources, quality, and financial management of the assigned inpatient unit. The NM works with the interdisciplinary team to translate and implement organizational and division priorities into the unit\u2019s operations. The NM ensures a patient care environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, productive, and engaged staff. The NM partners with the interdisciplinary care team to ensure the delivery of safe, quality patient care and compliance with administrative, regulatory and clinical policies and procedures. The NM implements quality and safety initiatives, leads process improvement, ensures adherence to hospital and clinical standards of performance, and human resource management. The NM ensures adherence to regulatory standards, bargaining unit agreements, hospital and clinical standards of performance, and human resource management. The NM creates and sustains a patient care environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, productive, and engaged staff.
The NM\u2019s decisions and actions are based on the ethical principles outlined by the American Nurses Association\u2019s Code of Ethics for Nursing . The NM practices in adherence with the American Nurses Association\u2019s (ANA) Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practicefor Nurse Administrators , the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing , the Oregon State Board of Nursing\u2019s Nurse Practice Act, and within the context of the Nurse Executive Competencies developed by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). The NM exemplifies the principles of the OHSU Culture of Safety Position Statement by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm