Director of Nursing-Acute Care Services
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Sunnyvale
Nursing Director Job in Lopezville, TX
This role provides leadership and support to the senior executive position (CNO) responsible for all nursing and other designated patient care functions/services within the hospital organization. The role will assume responsibility for assisting in assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating nursing practice on a multi-unit level. Role assumes 24/7 responsibility of Director's assigned areas. The role is accountable to support CNO to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate nursing care, competency of clinical staff, and appropriate resource management related to patient care.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Job Duties
Typically provides leadership to managers and /or frontline level professional staff.
Typically, accountable for the performance and results of multiple teams performing related activities
Develops long-term plans and strategies for area of defined responsibility aligned with established functional strategies, and works with subordinate managers to operationalize and execute the strategy
Communicates priorities and expectations, monitors progress, and provides direction and course corrections
Makes decisions guided by resource availability and functional objectives.
Analyzes key trends and input from individuals in the team to make meaningful changes that directly and significantly affect short-term results
Establishes budgets and holds self and subordinate managers accountable for managing to achieve expected financial results
Works on cross functional teams to develop and implement solutions that have a broad impact on the organization's operations and processes
Attend/facilitate unit and house-wide meetings
Physician/staff problem resolution
Respond to e-mail/voicemail requests/text communications
Respond to patient/family satisfaction and/or grievances
Respond to physician disruptive behavior
Engage in peer/physician/staff relationship building
Oversight of Performance Improvement Facilitation
Creation, review, revision, of policies and procedures
Regulatory readiness preparations
Review, analyze, justify financial performance.
Coach leadership team on utilization/resource management
Vendor representative relations as appropriate.
Mentoring/skill coaching for Pl, budget, personnel management, change initiatives, etc. for team
Participation in educational development and professional organization for self/encouragement of staff participation
Oversight of staff educational programs
Encouragement of evidence based research/practice
Shared governance/Evidence Based Leadership communication
Workgroup facilitation/collaboration to meet unit goals
Performance appraisals of direct reports
Staff/leadership team human resource management
Develop strategy/vision for unit initiatives; and perform other duties and special projects as required.
Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures.
Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.
Meet patient and patient family needs; take responsibility for a patient's safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes; use appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficult patient situations and regain patient confidence.
Vividly communicate a compelling view of the future state in a way that helps others understand and feel how business outcomes will be different when the vision and values become a reality.
Demonstrate a poised, credible, and confident demeanor that reassures others and commands respect: convey and image that is consistent with the organization's vision and values.
Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Texas.
BSN required, MSN preferred.
Current AHA BLS certification.
At least 5 years of nursing management experience.
At least 2 years of experience in surgical nursing.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Additional languages desirable.
Basic computer knowledge.
For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.