Georgia Employer RN PROGRAM MANAGER - NURSE RESIDENCY/NURSE EXTERNS in Atlanta, Georgia

The Clinical Program Manager will be responsible for and provide oversight for the Nurse Extern and Nurse Residency program. This position will work within the vision, mission, and philosophy of the organization. The Clinical Program Manager, develops, trains, manages, and retains clinical program participants and partners with clinical leaders(s) to ensure customer satisfaction and culturally competent service delivery.PROGRAM MANAGEMENT - Manages programs/projects according to requirements. Provides daily operations and long range planning, maintains databases, communicates with program participants and clinical leaders regarding a range of issues, and manages internal and external program relations; submits required reports; ensures that processes for success are maintained.LEADERSHIP & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - Provides leadership for program participants, exhibits professional standards. Prepares and makes presentations. Maintains personal growth and development through continuing education, personal membership and other professional development activities such as certification.IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION - Implements initiatives that lead to obtaining goals of the program; manages the evaluative processes of the program; tracks outcomes, reports, and ensures compliance to requirements. Tracks progress.CONSULTATION - Provides consultation to program participants, clinical leaders, medical staff and interdisciplinary colleagues, utilizing advanced nursing expertise, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills to optimize outcomesDIRECT PATIENT/FAMILY CARE -interacts with patients, families, visitors, communities and partners to assess understanding of the impact of the program on services provided.TEACHING/COACHING/MENTORING - Provides education and training for program participants and clinical leaders on program requirements in order to meet program objectives and to advance the practice of nursing, nursing environment and patient care. Serves as trainer and coach for champions of program initiatives.RESEARCH - Utilizes research findings or evidence-based practice in the development of educational activities; completes scientific literature reviews and analysis relating to the specific program.PATIENT ADVOCACY - Advocates for the patient/family rights and educates patient/family concerning their responsibilitiesPERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT / QUALITY OF PRACTICE - Provides leadership for continuous performance improvement and facilitates ongoing monitoring of outcome indicators; partners with initiatives to improve outcome indicators; tracks outcomes of all components of the program. Identifies resources for gathering and tracking empirical data.Qualifications MSN degree required or BSN with seven (7) years RN experience in acute care setting. Doctorate degree in Nursing or candidate (i.e. DNP, PhD) preferred.Five (5) years registered nursing experience in an acute care setting; one (1) year experience providing education to staff and preceptors; demonstrated leadership and educator skills/ experience.Active Georgia RN license. Demonstrated organizational, customer service and communication skills. Knowledgeable in principles of adult education and curriculum development. Leadership and educator skills. Change management skills nursing and other health care providers to implement change;EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.