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Manager, Clinical - Transport (7793)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Nationwide, C3

Job Description

Embrace Our Passion & Advance Your Career

If caring for children touches your heart and your soul, you share our passion

That’s why you belong at Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, the best place for kids. We are home to Nebraska’s only Level IV regional Newborn Intensive Care Unit and the state’s only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center.  Our accolades and achievements include national rankings in the U.S. News & World Report Hospital program, Most Connected Hospital, Beacon Award and Magnet designation. But our greatest reward is helping kids and their families enjoy a healthier, brighter future.

Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Manager, Clinical Transport to serve as the practice leader/advocate for the Tranport department in order to accomplish organizational and departmental strategic goals and objectives.  Coordinate services and provide leadership for designated area and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Transport. Provides input in the development of the annual departmental budget.  Ensure administration of high-quality, age-specific patient care, including functioning as a clinical resource for the area, and a clinical role model.  Promote growth and development of staff, serving as a mentor and coach. 

Essential Functions/Competencies

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Monitors defined operational standards and ensure activities achieve optimum service delivery/systems/care/processes and established high performance objectives for the department.  Holds self and others accountable to meet stated objectives, outcomes, goals, timetables and commitments, adhering to standards even in the face of unforeseen circumstances.


Ensures smooth operational flow of the hospital/unit with 24 hour accountability.

  • Uses logic and sound decision making in solving problems.
  • Follows through, communicates, and monitors individual/area issues.
  • Evaluates the clinical knowledge and skills of individual staff in a timely, positive, fair manner, and coaches to staff.
  • Manages time effectively, sets priorities, and delegates duties appropriately.
  • Contributes to the changes and improvement of patient care practices.
  • Participates in Shared Governance.
  • Utilizes disciplinary process effectively.
  • Monitors progress of orientees/preceptors.
  • Maintains systems to provide adequate supplies and equipment to area.
  • Supports decisions of management team with staff.


Personnel Management

  • Selects/hires employees and trains and/or oversees the training on job related tasks.
  • Conducts employee performance management duties including completion and delivery of performance evaluations, setting goals, dissemination of information, coaching, addressing performance issues/routine correction actions, and including termination of employment.
  • Promotes an environment that fosters professional and personal growth of staff through regularly meeting with staff to discuss professional growth and development.
  • Submits notifications for personnel actions to the Director (e.g., status changes, terminations).
  • Makes recommendations to the Director for human resource needs.
  • Promotes a healthy work environment that promotes staff engagement and retention.

Operational/Financial Management

  • May assist in the development of business plans for the department.
  • Analyzes processes and procedures and makes recommendations and/or decisions on guidelines for daily processes/activities within department.  May recommend policy changes related to the department.  Implements new or revised policies, processes, and procedures within the work area.
  • Contributes in the preparation of the annual budget. 
  • Assists the Director in the monitoring of variances in labor/expense/budget reports.
  • Ensures compliance with quality assurance, safety practices, policies, regulatory, and legal requirements.


  1. Serves as a clinical role model for area staff.
  • Role models and is a resource for age specific patient care delivery.
  • Readily responds to unit/staffing needs and is accessible, and willingly accepts changes in responsibilities.
  • Keeps abreast of area activities and provides resources as necessary.
  • Maintains shift operational flow of the area.
  • Deals effectively with patient and family concerns, facilitating a multi-disciplinary team approach
  • Complete daily patient care rounds to ensure a positive patient and family experience.


  1. Accepts accountability for personal and professional growth and contributes to the advancement of nursing care.
  • Participates in professional and continued learning activities and shares knowledge with colleagues.
  • Shows evidence of meeting annual professional goals which are established in collaboration with the Director.
  • Utilizes feedback from colleagues regarding interpersonal and administrative skills.
  1. Actively supports colleagues in their efforts to improve interpersonal and administrative skills.


Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



  1. Performs other duties as assigned
  2. Acts as a transport team member in providing transports.




  • Must possess leadership skills including communication/organizational skills, time management, coping skills, motivation, problem-solving, autonomy and supporting the team


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing required
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a progressive leadership role in nursing required, preferably in a pediatric environment



  • Current and valid license as a Registered Nurse in state of NE/Compact state required
  • Current and valid certification in relevant specialty area preferred
  • Certification within specialty area required.  Certification as a Nurse manager/Leader (CNML) or Nurse Executive (CNE) highly desirable
  • Current and valid Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) required to work
  • Current and valid Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required, within six months of hire



  • Multiple physical activities performed at the same time (carrying multiple equipment while pushing the cot or incubator)
  • Adherence to Transport Fit for Duty policy



  • Transport team members may not donate blood within 24 hours of a work shift
  • Any medical condition that may interfere with transport assignment must be reported to the Transport Patient Care manager
  • A signed statement from a personal physician must be submitted to the Transport PCM and Employee Health is a health condition develops that prevents the transport personnel from participating in the program
  • The pregnant transport person is not required to remain on active transport status any longer than she or her private physician feels she may safely do so. At 35 weeks gestation, the transport team member will not participate in transport

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Job Details

Date Posted August 7, 2019
Date Closes September 6, 2019
Requisition 1078-1851
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Nationwide, US
Department Tranport
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours Full Time
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 11-9111.00 Medical and Health Services Managers
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Nursing Management
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • First Responder
  • Nursing
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Care
  • Emergency Room
  • Pediatric Care
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • And More ...