Director of Nursing will manage multiple Nursing Units with responsibility for planning, selecting, and/or devising methods, policies and procedures for Managers and Staff employees to accomplish designated goals. Negotiate interdepartmental resources, communicates and plans with various cross-functional departments to ensure effective level of service to Nursing Units.
Reporting to the Regional Chief Nursing Officer the Director of Nursing for Baylor Scott & White Pflugerville will be responsible for facility start–up for nursing operations for this new facility opening August 2018.
Ideal candidate will:
Be experienced leading growth and expansion efforts.
Have a broad understanding of nursing operations in the acute care setting across multiple service lines.
Have worked in magnet culture and have experience leading efforts to magnet designation.
WHAT IS EXPECTED (Essential Functions)
Oversee the operational, personnel and fiscal management of assigned areas of responsibility with an emphasis on high quality, cost effective patient care.
Monitor daily productivity, addressing variance from established standards and adjust staffing to maintain established productive standard.
Establish annual unit-specific quality improvement goals, conduct monitoring, analysis, process changes, reporting and re-evaluation of prepared goals to Nursing Quality Council and Clinic Quality Council.
Investigate adverse events, review data and findings, assessing for trends, acting on self- remediation needs and identify opportunities for development.
Collaborate with non-nursing departments to establish processes and address issues which enhance the provision of patient care and satisfaction.
Conduct and participate in daily rounds to identify immediate needs, monthly patient room rounds, monthly Environment of Care Rounds, Tracers, and Patient Safety Rounds, and acts on findings in a timely manner.
Establish opportunities to acquire input, to include unit monthly Action Unit Committees, input at staff meetings and other creative mechanisms.
Comply with requirements of regulatory, licensing, and accrediting agencies. Design measurements and tools to evaluate achievement and education strategies.
Identify and clearly communicate communication gaps in staff knowledge and/or competency.
Directs the effective management of financial, informational and personnel resources to ensure efficient operations and continuity of care.
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing required
Master’s of Science in Nursing preferred
5-8 years progressive nursing management experience required.
Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitate (CPR);
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