Children's Hospital Colorado Clinical Manager - NICU - 58889 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....This position is located in Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs is listed as#11 of best places to live in the U.S. (according to U.S. News & World Report)For more information for living in working in Colorado Springs please clickthe following linkWith a regional team of more than 550 team members - including 45 providersacross more than 20 medical specialties - Children's Colorado has beenpresent in southern Colorado since 2001 and now has team members at fourlocations providing outpatient specialty care, inpatient care, emergentcare, therapy care and urgent care services. Scheduled to open April 2019,the new Children's Hospital Colorado-Colorado Springs will be the firstpediatric-only hospital in the region. Once completed, it will be the mostcomprehensive children's hospital between Denver, Dallas, Phoenix andKansas City and will include the region's only emergency department andoperating rooms built just for kids and served by pediatric experts who havededicated their lives to treating kids - and only kids - and who will bedirectly linked to one of the country's leading pediatric academic medicalcenters. A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspireyou, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.This exciting opportunity will not only give you the ability to lead a diverseteam of pediatric experts, you will also have the chance to build and grow asuccessful team in a new hospital in one of the most beautiful cities in thecountry!Learn about Children's and our Culture: career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Memorial Central NICU/New Hospital NICU (50 bed Unit)/Over 140 FTEsHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: daysJob OverviewThe Clinical Manager is responsible for directing and managing the dailyoperations of a direct patient care department to ensure policies,procedures, and guidelines are being followed; providing clinicalexpertise, leading department team members in providing developmentallyappropriate care and evaluating outcomes; and ensuring compliance withquality and safety initiatives and practices. The Clinical Manager ensures theaccomplishment of organizational goals and objectives to improve healthcareperformance and patient experience of care in a cost-effective manner. TheClinical Manager is a partner with others in the healthcare leadership team toenhance clinical practice by coaching for performance and promotion ofprofessional growth. Finally, the Clinical Manager provides leadership inmanaging department team members and patient/family experiences.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific CareNeonate -Infancy - >30 days to 1yrToddlers - >1yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsAdult - >18yrs to 65yrsEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. (These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.)Directs and manages the daily operations of the department to ensurepolicies, procedures, and guidelines are being followed. Utilizesevidence-based practice to develop and maintain policies, procedures andguidelines for practice.Develops and communicates departmental strategic plan and annual goals,ensuring employees are focused on priorities. Ensures the accomplishment oforganizational goals and objectives to enhance clinical practice andprofessional growth.Provides clinical expertise, leading department team members in providingdevelopmentally appropriate care and evaluating outcomes for infants andchildren with complex health care needs.\Represents the department in meetings senior leadership or with leaders fromother areas of the hospital. Serves as a representative on various committees.Fosters collaborative re