Director Clinical Nursing Outpatient Surgery/Inpatient/Preop/Pacu/Pat

HonorHealth   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 46 days ago

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Bachelor's Degree from an accredited NLN institution Required
All staff who have direct responsibility for the care of stroke patients must have 8 hours of initial stroke specific education, and then 1 hour annually. Required

5 years in Nursing Required
1 year Supervisor Required

Licenses and Certifications
Nursing\RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure And/Or Compact State Licensure State Licensure Required
Clinical Other\BCLS - Basic Life Support BLS Training Course C Required
Must obtain certification within 1 year of hire or promotion date Required


Job Summary
This position assumes responsibility and accountability for incorporating the vision, values, mission and critical goals of the organization into their job performance. Provides clinical management and operational direction for areas of responsibility. Provides leadership and coordination within their areas of responsibility. Serves as tactical point person as it relates to patient care, staff development, physician relationships, quality initiatives, program development, and system-wide success. Assures evidence-based patient care by creating an environment that encourages the use of research in practice.

All RN staff who have direct responsibility for the care of stroke patients must have knowledge of:
• Stroke symptoms and warning signs
• Protocols and pathways used to identify, evaluate and management of stroke patients
• NIHSS and Modified Rankin Stroke scales
• Code Brain activation and protocol
• Stroke quality indicators
• Available stroke patient education materials and community resources
• Educational requirements
• Stroke Center website resources

  • Promotes an environment that supports excellence in personalized patient care and service by leading and directing implementation of a nursing leadership model and collaborative practice delivery system to commit to absolute quality, clinical care and service. Fosters collaborative partnerships with medical staff, members of the organization, and community. Uses evidence-based knowledge in decision making to improve and maintain high-quality, cost-effective patient care.
  • Develops and is accountable for annual capital and operational budgets for defined areas of responsibility. Develops a strategic plan for short and long range goals including material, fiscal, and human resources. Identifies ways to strengthen the organization's financial health.
  • Oversees the staff and ensure adequate staffing levels, inclusive of hiring/onboarding, evaluating, managing performance, coaching and developing employees ensuring employee productivity, quality of work, and alignment of goals with our mission, vision, and values. Ensure compliance with all policies, financial stewardship by being accountable for the financial integrity around development and maintenance of department budget. Direct, manage and evaluate personnel assigned to the defined areas, monitors competence of staff. Promotes organizational climate of decision-making, autonomy and accountability.
  • Develops and assures strategies for excellence in patient satisfaction
  • Participates in the formulation and design of policies, including strategies based on an awareness of consumer needs, market demands and quality of care issues relevant to the health care system. Accountable for Implementation and management of organization policies and procedures as they relate to the delivery of services and advises Director(s) on impact.
  • Creates, implements and evaluates the Balanced Scorecard outcomes. Modifies patient care delivery systems to enhance results.
  • Develops, facilitates and supports management infrastructure and unit-based structure. Participates with Medical staff, members of the management team, and the community to promote collegiality, communication, and operational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Facilitates and supports nursing and other educational opportunities to provide innovative learning experiences for staff and students and create a culture of development. Fosters collaborative relationships with schools of nursing and other external organizations.
  • Develop and maintain systems for clinical and management records and reports to comply with State and Federal regulatory agencies, accreditation agencies, and other legal regulatory bodies.
  • Supports service line initiatives to assure organizational and operational service line goals are met.
  • Projects and plans for future program development, use of space, facilities and equipment for assigned areas.

Job Reference #: 2018-15433