The Magnet Program Director is responsible for coordinating, consulting, and assisting with the implementation of programs and initiatives that support the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Program under the general direction of the Chief Nursing Officer. Collaborates with Division of Nursing leadership to develop and sustain an environment that promotes excellence consistent with a Magnet culture. Focuses on sustaining institutional Magnet designation by activities and structures that promote an optimal work environment for professional nurses and care team members, resulting in outstanding patient outcomes.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform.
1. Develops the vision, strategy, gap analysis and tactical plans for retaining Magnet designation. Manages preparation and logistics for Magnet annual reports, applications and site visits. 2. Chairs the Magnet Steering Committee and supports/mentors the Magnet Champions. 3. Serves as the primary contact for American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the National Database for Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI). 4. Collaborates with other nursing leaders to establish a professional practice environment that embodies the Professional Practice Model. 5. Integrates professional nursing concepts into nursing leadership, organizational programs and hospital initiatives. 6. Oversees nursing quality data collection, dissemination and evaluation (National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI), Colorado Hospital Association Report Card, Nursing Dashboards, etc.). 7. Acts as a subject matter expert in evidence-based practice and mentors others in the process and facilitation of evidence in the nursing practice. 8. Collaborates with other leaders to promote a culture of shared decision-making and staff engagement. 9. Develops and oversees the annual Magnet budget in collaboration with Chief Nursing Officer. 10. Serves on division and organizational councils and committees to promote inter-professional collaboration in advancing the mission, vision, values, goals and objectives of the organization. 11. Drafts, reviews and submits all required documents for designation including but not limited to interim report, resignation document, Magnet Nurse and Magnet Program nominations.
Education: Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN), Health Administration or another relevant field is required. A bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) is required if Master’s is in a non-nursing field. Experience: Minimum of five (5) years clinical experience is required. (need to ensure job posting states magnet program administration and nursing leadership experience is highly desired) Equivalency: None Certification(s): Achievement and maintenance of a Magnet approved certification is required at the time of hire. Licensure(s): Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state of Colorado is required.
Previous Magnet Program Administration is highly desirable.
Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well being of children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstanding hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known both for its nationally and interna...tionally recognized medical, research and education programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties, Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16 Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.