Responsible for managing and directing areas within Patient Care Services. Maintains financial stability of the Department and ensures compliance with current national recommendations pertaining to the delivery of patient care.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Job Qualifications and Specifications
A Master’s or other advanced degree in Nursing/appropriate field preferred and a minimum of five year’s job-related experience or equivalent is required. RI State Licensure is also required. Ten years of Nursing Experience is preferred.
I. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE
administration for recordkeeping. Develops a plan for improvement as variances are identified.
II. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Demonstrates an advanced level of knowledge and understanding of the practices/procedures related to:
Patient Care Techniques
Demonstrates a specialized level of knowledge and thorough understanding of the practices/procedures related to:
Staffing & Recruitment
Computer Report Interpretation
Conducts significant planning necessary to coordinate complex programs, services or activities. Ensures the effective coordination and allocation of resources within a department.
Develops and/or approves a complete budget for a department/area and allocates funds appropriately within budget limits. Effectively monitors variances against the budget.
Effectively communicates with other levels of management on a regular basis for planning and coordination of activities between departments.
Displays an ability to evaluate areas in need of improvement and effectively creates new methods, services, programs or technology within established policies and procedures.
Appropriately develops evaluations and recommendations based on information gathered by others. Draws appropriate conclusions about alternative approaches.
Exercises considerable independent judgment in addressing unusual and sometimes complex problems. Effectively applies and interprets policies and procedures.
Maintains quality levels and standards as they relate to providing direct and indirect patient care.
Utilizes interpersonal communication skills in order to negotiate with or motivate:
Employees Inside the department
Utilizes interpersonal communication skills in order to effectively advise or make recommendations to:
Manager/Supervisors Inside Department