Highland Hospital is Alameda Health System’s flagship hospital, with 236 inpatient beds. We are the East Bay’s regional Level 1 Trauma Center, nationally recognized for clinical teaching and research. Our state-of-the-art facilities provide primary, specialty, and multi-specialty care, focused on our mission of Caring, Healing, Teaching, and Serving ALL.
The position of Vice President – Patient Care Services, will be a crucial role in ensuring operational success of our System’s patient care services at our Highland Hospital campus. You will be accountable for the, delivery of quality, culturally competent, cost-effective nursing care for our Trauma I/Teaching Campus including but not limited to: inpatient nursing, perioperative services, emergency care, and respiratory services.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification, however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the classification.
Supervises staff and manages employee performance; provides on-going performance feedback, addresses problems, orients and trains employees, verifies competency and identifies and suggests way to develop skills; monitors workflow.
Collaborates with Nursing, Quality Services, Medical Staff and other hospital departments to formulate corrective plans that correlate to the identified opportunities for improvement.
Coordinates plans of correction and monitoring when necessary.
Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies and established hospital standards, practices and procedures.
Ensures the implementation and monitoring of the nursing strategic plan.
Evaluates and analyzes statistical data to identify trends or opportunities for improvement utilizing appropriate statistical techniques.
In conjunction with others within the leadership team, ensures licensure and accreditation compliance.
Interprets and implements The Joint Commission (TJC) and State and Federal regulations pertaining to nursing practice.
Investigates, evaluates and recommends problem-solving methodologies where outcomes would necessitate corrective actions.
Responsible for budget development, monitoring, administration and control.
Using Shared Governance, monitors nursing practice to reduce variation & sustain improvements.
Performs other duties as required.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Required Education: Masters’ Degree in nursing or related field required (Health Administration, Business, Public Health Management, etc.)
Required Experience: Seven years of management experience in the direct supervision within a healthcare environment; experience in developing performance improvement processes.
Required Licenses/Certifications: Valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California; BLS - Basic Life Support Certification issued by the American Heart Association.
Preferred Licenses/Certifications: ANCC or other recognized National Certification in Nursing Administration preferred.
Alameda Health System is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military background. Apply today.
Internal Number: Req # 22858
About Alameda Health System
Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Alameda Health System (AHS) is a true success story. We have served East Bay residents since 1864 and remain firmly committed to our mission of maintaining and improving the health of those we serve by promoting wellness, eliminating disparities, and optimizing the health of our diverse communities.As a large and growing organization, we offer a full range of career options at every level of health care employment. We are a widely-respected teaching institution, with nationally known teachers and physicians. Doctors work with the latest in state-of-the-art medical technology and top-performing, highly motivated support teams.While AHS is building on a 150-year tradition of health care for all, our focus is on the future. The Flagship Highland Hospital’s record-setting $668 million building campaign has vastly expanded services and add a new acute care tower. Our four wellness centers are in the forefront of healing and establishing lifelong, positive health practices.Alameda Health System is among the nation’s richest environments for health care career satisfaction and advancement. Our true strength is our people, who are united in their pass...ion for providing excellent health care to all and building a healthier tomorrow for the East Bay community.