Under limited direction, responsible for the planning, direction and coordination of assigned department(s).
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Plans, organizes and directs the activities of assigned department(s).
Responsible for the overall direction of the department and ensures that goals and objectives are met.
Recommends, develops and implements policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with all relevant regulations, policies and procedures.
Responsible for meeting budgetary goals.
Prepares reports reflecting productivity and fiscal status.
Works closely with senior management and other health care professionals to ensure quality patient care.
Supervises staff and ensures training and professional development goals are met.
Resolves patient complaints in a timely manner in accordance with policy.
Develops and updates performance improvement tools.
Serves as a resource to community agencies and organizations as applicable.
Reviews management reports and quality statistics.
Resolves problems when issues arise.
Makes decisions regarding the hiring and termination of employees.
Serves as a resource for physicians and staff.
Performs other duties as assigned
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Experience: Five (5) years experience in healthcare facility, including experience in supervisory or senior management capacity.
Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required: Current license from the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of nursing principles and techniques related to assigned department(s). Knowledge of managerial functions such as ability to solve practical problems, maintain a budget, report writing and performance improvement tools. Good computer skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal communication skills for interaction with staff, patients and medical professionals. Ability to prioritize and manage several tasks at one time. Skills in planning, coordinating and measuring departmental activities.
OU Medicine has a tradition of providing quality patient care since 1910. In 2018, OU Medicine became a locally owned and operated nonprofit corporation. With a focus on teamwork and inclusion, we desire to attract, develop and retain outstanding and diverse staff, physicians, faculty and learners.
As we grow to address the needs of our community, there is much on the horizon for OU Medicine. We are currently building a new adult patient bed tower, slated for completion in 2020. When it opens, it will be the largest health care building project in state history, with 940 patient beds across three hospitals.
OU Medicine is 12,000 employees strong – with more than 4,000 working in our hospitals. We offer services not provided elsewhere in the state, including Oklahoma’s most comprehensive pediatric care at The Children’s Hospital, the state’s only level one trauma center, and the state’s only NCI-designated cancer center at Stephenson Cancer Center.
Mission: OU Medicine is Oklahoma’s most comprehensive health system. Our mission is leading health care – in patient care, education and research. Through our combined efforts, we strive to improve the lives of all people. OU Med...icine’s vision is to be the premier health system for advancing medical care, education and research in the state and to be among the leaders nationally.