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RN Nursing Operations Manager - Cardiac Clinical Decision Unit

Company: Carilion Clinic
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Roanoke ,VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

RN leadership opportunity on Cardiac Clinical Decision Unit, 6 West. The Cardiac Clinical Decision Unit is a 20 bed Progressive Care Unit under the Cardiovascular Institute that specializes in the care and well-being of our Cardiac and Medical- Cardiology patients to include short stay observation and inpatient cardiology patients. RN cares for patient population that includes diagnoses such as Acute Myocardial Infarction, Hypertensive Crisis, Unstable Angina, Arrythmias and Congestive Heart Failure as well as post procedural patients such as Cardiac Catheterization, Pacemakers and Left atrial appendage procedures.

The Operations Manager has rotating 24-hour accountability and responsibility for a direct care nursing unit/area providing a link between daily operations and achievement of organizational goals. The Operations Manager is responsible for creating safe, healthy environments that support the work of the health care team and contribute to patient and employee engagement. Provides day-to-day leadership for successful implementation and execution of goals, action plans, and objectives for the department. Responsibilities include daily throughput of unit, patient experience rounding, employee rounding for engagement, quality monitoring of unit, planning of budget and managing expenses.
Communicates, organizes, prioritizes, leads, facilitates, coaches and problem solves with reporting staff to ensure that goals and objectives are met. (Quality, Patient Experience, Employee Engagement, Staff Retention and Throughput). Works with other department leaders to carry out new health care services and performance improvement initiatives. Positively and appropriately represents Carilion Clinic at public and professional meetings. May provide direct patient care or assist employees in overall care of patients.

  • Responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of a department as they relate to goals and objectives. Organizes, manages and controls departmental functions and resources in a collaborative and participative manner for optimal performance of service. These include: throughput of unit, quality, patient experience, and employee engagement.
  • Coordinates resources to provide adequate staffing for department. Demonstrates effective team building and leadership skills. Establishes day-to-day priorities and directs staff task assignments. Facilitates teams in problem solving processes.
  • Responsible for day to day monitoring of department budget, monitoring of expenses, and engaging in cost containment ideas.
  • Responsible for supporting facility and organization mission, goals, values, and scorecard objectives.
  • Creates a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with standards and which is respectful of patient's rights. Completes daily leadership rounding with a focus on quality and patient experience. Provides real time staff feedback and service recovery.
  • Participates in the hiring and onboarding of new staff. Manages and maintains unit schedule with a focus on appropriate staffing mix to meet unit needs.
  • Facilitates and coordinates daily Interdisciplinary Rounds to ensure efficient unit throughput.
  • Collaborates with medical staff to ensure effective and quality patient care. Escalates concerns to Nursing Unit Director as appropriate.

    Interested candidates should contact Melissa Ferguson, Recruiter, at to discuss the position and schedule an interview.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education: Graduate of school of professional nursing. BSN Required.

    Experience: At least 2 years in a clinical nursing role.

    Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Currently licensed as Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. AHA BLS-HCP required. May be required to obtain/maintain BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP based on specific work unit. In Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, de-escalation training must be successfully completed within four months of hire and then maintained going forward. Licensure and/or certification in medical or management related discipline preferred.

    Other Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrates excellent problem-solving, interpersonal, communication, team leadership, priority setting and work competency skills. Promotes a respectful, inclusive culture of service excellence. In Psychiatry and Behavioral Health must possess ability to appropriately handle/restrain patients who may be disruptive and/or physically violent.

    About Carilion

    This is Carilion Clinic ...

    An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

    Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

    Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

    Requisition Number: 135121
    Employment Status: Full time
    Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
    Shift: Day/Evening/Night
    Shift Details: Primary day shift with some evening hours
    Recruiter Phone: 540-525-4093
    Recruiter Email:
    For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

    Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

    Please see job description


Keywords: Carilion Clinic, Roanoke , RN Nursing Operations Manager - Cardiac Clinical Decision Unit, Executive , Roanoke, Virginia

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