Position Summary: The Director of Nursing Services plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and evaluates care and staffing for the departments under their assigned position. Responsible for developing strategic goals for the department/service grouping as well as fiscal year business plans required to achieve such goals. The Director is the key person who translates strategies into day-to-day operations assuring standards of nursing process, care, treatment, and services are followed and unit specific policy and procedure reflect current facility practice and nursing best practices. Responsible for directing and evaluating the provision of patient care, treatment, and services in the department. Key functions of the position including planning, leading, organizing, directing, and evaluating. Accepts 24-hour accountability for areas of responsibility. Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies, legal requirements, CHS and Deaconess policy. Develops, implements, and monitors objectives and goals to integrate technical and human resources to support organization’s mission, vision and values. Provides direction, support and guidance to the staff and demonstrates positive role model in response to questions, issues or concerns raised by staff, family or physicians. Leads the department to develop a culture of safety and collaboration.
Minimum Requirements: Current State license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washinton Specialty certification in area of expertise preferred. BLS Required.
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing. Masters in Health Administration, Business, or other related field preferred. Evidence of the analytical skills necessary to solve technical, clinical, administrative, or managerial problems. Requires expert level knowledge in specialty area with ability to develop and implement complex plans, systems, and programs. Evidence of communication skills necessary to influence others and ensure organizational values, initiatives and priorities are implemented at the staff level. Proven ability to translate broad initiatives into actions that meet objectives.
Required: Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience within specialty area and 3 or more years of previous management/leadership experience.
Job Number: 51357