Reporting to the Adult Echo Supervisor, provides appropriate education to the staff of the Adult Echo which includes assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating orientation and continuing education programs in an effort to enhance the quality of patient care services. Ensures such programs are based on the principle of delivering care appropriate to the ages of the patients served in the department. Assists in overseeing and directing patient care activities and personnel in order to ensure high quality patient care. Determines work priorities and monitors nursing care delivered. The following are general characteristics of this job, although duties may vary.
The job incumbent is required to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age of the patients served in the department.
This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served.
Work requires a professional level of knowledge of practice and theory at a level that generally can be acquired by a Registered Echosonographer (RDCS).
Work requires 2 to 3 years of progressively more responsible experience with 6 months concurrent experience in appropriate clinical area in order to develop proficiencies in delivering high quality patient care services, develop an understand of work flow of the unit, and to demonstrate proven leadership skills required by the position.
Work requires substantial interpersonal skills to lead and direct the efforts of a group of professional staff and to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with personnel from other departments.
Work requires analytical ability necessary to adjust daily staffing levels, make daily scheduling decisions, and provide quality assurance feedback to staff and physicians.
Requires an understanding of IAC expectations to ensure department certification.
Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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