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Executive Director Nursing- Neuro Institute/ICU/ED in Mission Viejo, California

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Resource Utilization:

  • Blends business competencies and skills with the core ideology of nursing, integrating the nursing process into business decisions. Assumes service line accountability and responsibility for the management and development of business plans and programs within the service line and for the operations and results in each designated patient care unit or department.

  • Optimizes fiscal resource allocation to support current and potential objectives and initiatives.

  • Leads in promoting the appropriate use of innovative applications and new technologies, including consideration of the impact on global environmental health and sustainability.

  • Promotes activities that assist others, as appropriate, in becoming informed about costs, risks and benefits of plans and solutions.

Leadership:

  • Promotes and maintains a positive, professional image of nursing and clinical services, Recognizes managers and staff contributions consistently and facilitates educational and developmental opportunities for managers and staff.

  • Provides leadership, direction, and mentoring to managers that encourages goals achievement and professional growth. Assists nursing management in establishing a collaborative practice model throughout nursing.

  • Supports and fosters strong nursing morale on units by creating an environment which cultivates personal investment and excellence; nurtures commitment to a common vision and shared values; provides managers and staff with opportunities and latitude to grow and achieve; builds effective teams committed to organizational goals, promotes collaboration, and encourages, as well as, empowers other to achieve.

  • Provides leadership in the professional practice setting by creating and maintaining a healthy work environment, engaging as a team builder and serving as a change agent.

  • Accurately assesses the strengths and developmental needs of managers and provides timely, constructive feedback that contributes to other's development. Role models and mentors a positive image of nursing regarding the values/professional/ethical/legal framework in nursing.

  • Contributes to the professional development of peers and colleagues.

  • Encourages the recruitment and retention of quality patient care staff. Incorporates "Code of Ethics for Nurses" in nursing units.

  • Ensures that annual performance evaluations are completed on time.

  • Promotes advancement of the profession through participation in professional organizations.

Financial Management and Resource Utilization:

  • Develops, monitors, and analyzes labor, operating, and capital expense budgets in assigned areas and assures appropriateness of human and material resource allocations. Ensures that economic performance of service line reflects budget plan.

  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost, and impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing and other services.

Communication:

  • Applies broad knowledge and seasoned experience when addressing complex issues; defines strategic issues clearly despite ambiguity; takes all critical information into account when making decision in the context of the mission, vision, and values of Mission Hospital.

  • Promotes a free flow of information and communication throughout the organization (upward, downward, and across); listens actively; encourages open expression of ideas and opinions. Communicates needs, issues, and concerns appropriately, utilizing the chain-of-command.

  • Delivers clear, convincing, and well-organized presentation; projects credibility and poise even in highly visible, adversarial situations.

  • Facilitates the exchange of information inter and intra departmentally and integrates department services with hospitals primary function.

Collaboration:

  • Collaborates with the Chief Nursing Officer in the development and implementation of policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of patient care services.

  • Facilitates in development and management of the care delivery process for designated nursing units or departments ensuring that policies, procedures, standards of care, and standards of practice are consistent across the organization and with current nursing and clinical research and practice.

  • Incorporates the nursing process of assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, evaluation, and patient advocacy.

  • Collaborates with all levels of staff, interdisciplinary teams, executive leaders and other stakeholders.

  • Collaborates with appropriate medical staff /medical directors to establish service line goals which are consistent with the hospital's mission and goals. Partners with physicians to ensure patient needs are identified and met; establishes effective working relationships with all key physicians; assists nursing management in establishing a collaborative practice model throughout nursing.

Quality and Performance Improvement:

  • Identifies and evaluates opportunities for performance improvement within the service line, and implements quality initiatives that measurably improve quality of care and performance.

  • Collects and analyzes comprehensive data. Identifies expected outcomes. Develops implements and evaluates a plan to attain expected outcomes.

  • Systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice, nursing services administration, and the delivery of services.

  • Uses creativity and innovation in nursing practice to improve care delivery and population outcomes.

  • Uses the results of quality improvement activities to initiate changes in nursing practice and in the healthcare delivery system.

  • Assures the development and implementation of an effective, ongoing program to measure assess and improve the quality of care, treatment, and services delivered.

  • Evaluates the practice environment and quality of nursing care rendered in relation to existing evidence, identifying opportunities for the generation and use of research.

  • Networks and collaborates across the health care industry in order to continually promote best practices in patient care delivery. Ensures patient care services are in compliance with JCAHO, Title 22, and other related regulatory agencies.

  • Ensures annual skill validation and proficiency of the clinical staff is completed.

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Develops strategies to achieve the hospital goal for customer satisfaction in each patient care unit.

Ethics:

  • Demonstrate competencies in line with the four- (4) core values that are the foundation of all activities performed by management employees in order to achieve the mission of the St. Joseph Health System.

  • Integrates ethical provisions in all areas of practice.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for certifying both systems and applications access within the SJHS environment every 90 days for all direct reports.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

About the Team

The Sisters of Providence and Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange have deep roots in California, bringing health care and education to communities from the redwood forests to the beach shores of Orange county - and everywhere in between. In Southern California, Providence provides care throughout Los Angeles County, Orange County, High Desert and beyond.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care, and even our own Providence High School.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 100205
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 7500 MH SURGERY ADMIN
Address: CA Mission Viejo 27700 Medical Ctr Rd

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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