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Magnet Program Manager

Date:  Jan 7, 2023
Location: 

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Corporate and Professional Jobs
Job Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  856561

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

 

Primary Purpose

The Magnet Program Manager is responsible for managing the ANCC Magnet program in the Parkland Center for Advancing Professional Practice (PCAPP) department.  This includes advancing nursing excellence and ANCC Magnet standards and philosophy in support of professional practice, nursing research, evidence-based nursing practice, education, and shared leadership.

 

Minimum Specifications

 

Education

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN).
  • Must have a master’s degree in Nursing (MSN).
  • A Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD) or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is preferred.

 

Experience

  • Must have a minimum of three years of clinical experience
  • Must have two years project management experience.
  • Must have three years of progressive management experience.
  • Research and/or Magnet experience preferred.

 

Equivalent Education and/or Experience

  • May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements.

 

Certification/Registration/Licensure

  • Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing, or valid Compact RN license.
  • Certification from a professional nursing organization including but not limited to ANCC Nurse Executive (NE-BC) or Nurse Executive Advanced (NEA-BC) preferred.

 

Skills or Special Abilities

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and excellent interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills in working with a diverse population of physicians, patients, nursing staff, management, and administration.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to demonstrate ANCC Magnet and Pathway to Excellence philosophy through coaching and mentoring.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of Parkland mission, policies, structures, and procedures.
  • Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.
  • Must embody the American Nurses Association (ANA) professional standards of nursing and Code of Ethics.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of assigned department operations including policies, personnel, and budget management.
  • Must be innovative and willing to “think outside the box”.
  • Must be diplomatic, flexible and detail oriented.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Under the leadership and direction of the Director of Professional Practice and Nursing Research, facilitates and supports the Parkland’s Center for Advancing Professional Practice (P-CAPP) initiatives including the identification, development, implementation and monitoring of nursing professional practice and nursing research initiatives.
  2. In collaboration with the Program Manager of Professional Practice, coordinates the integration of the ANCC Magnet standards into the nursing shared governance councils and hospital infrastructure.
  3. Accountable for the planning and coordination of the Magnet journey plan.
  4. Assists with developing and tracking of the annual Magnet budget in collaboration with the Director of Professional Practice and Nursing Research.
  5. Coaches and mentors’ nurses at all levels in their understanding and practical application of Magnet standards.
  6. Coordinates the Magnet application, document, designation, biannual reports, and re-designation process.
  7. Serves as the liaison between nursing and the quality database administrator for the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators NDNQI for Magnet indicators and is responsible for disseminating NDNQI information to front line staff.
  8. Assists in coordinating and interpreting NDNQI data for patient outcomes and nurse satisfaction.
  9. Inspires and mentors’ nurses and patient care practices in alignment with the principles of nursing excellence and Magnet standards.
  10. Coordinates projects and tracks nurse engagement in research and EBP.
  11. Communicates changes and progress and completes projects on time and within budget.
  12. Develops and maintains positive working relationship with Parkland management, nursing staff, UTSW faculty and other hospitals and organizations to advance nursing excellence and Magnet standards.
  13. Coordinates Magnet committee meetings, education, communication, and staff engagement plans.
  14. Provide consultation to other divisions and services regarding Magnet standards.
  15. Serve as a resource to external customers regarding Magnet standards and process.
  16. Serve as liaison to the ANCC Magnet Program Office (MPO).
  17. Facilitates the development, tracking, and dissemination of nursing practice, research, education, and evidence-based events.
  18. Serves on Parkland’s committees as assigned.
  19. Identifies ways to improve work processes and improve customer satisfaction. Makes recommendations to supervisor, implements, and monitors results as appropriate in support of the overall goals of the department and Parkland.
  20. Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements, and trends in the field by attending seminars/workshops, reading professional journals, actively participating in professional organizations, and/or maintaining certification or licensure. Integrates knowledge gained into current work practices.
  21. Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws, and guidelines that impact the area. Develops effective internal controls designed to promote adherence with applicable laws, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state, and private health plans. Seeks advice and guidance as needed to ensure proper understanding.

 

Job Accountabilities

  1. Identifies ways to improve work processes and improve customer satisfaction. Makes recommendations to supervisor, implements, and monitors results as appropriate in support of the overall goals of the department and Parkland.
  2. Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements, and trends in the field by attending seminars/workshops, reading professional journals, actively participating in professional organizations, and/or maintaining certification or licensure. Integrates knowledge gained into current work practices.
  3. Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws, and guidelines that impact the area. Develops effective internal controls designed to promote adherence with applicable laws, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state, and private health plans. Seeks advice and guidance as needed to ensure proper understanding.

 

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


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