Director, Magnet Program

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago


The Director of the Magnet Program is responsible for leading activities required to attain and maintain ANCC Magnet Status. This role includes, but is not limited to, planning, coordination, education and collaboration about Magnet recognition, serving as a resource for Shared Decision Making Councils, facilitating and overseeing the preparation of all Magnet documentation and interim reporting. Reports to Network Magnet Designation Director and Campus Chief Nurse Officer.


1.Responsible for the comprehensive project plan for assigned campus. 2.Contributes to strategic initiatives through timely data management and analysis, including:Coordination for preparation, editing, and publication of the Magnet document. 3.Coordination for identification, collection, categorization, and tracking of evidence for the sources of evidence (SOE). 4.Completion of campus specific Demographic Data Collection Tool (DDCT) and interim monitoring as per requirements. 5.Manages data collection related to the nursing dashboards; manages all NDNQI clinical data collection, nursing satisfaction survey, and other quality data through role as designated organizational NDNQI site and survey coordinator. 6.Ensures analysis nurse sensitive patient outcome data; compares unit and organizational performance to internal and external benchmarks pursuing ways to improve outcomes and standards of care using evidence-based practice and an interdisciplinary approach. 7.Develops and ensures a culture of patient safety, nursing research, innovation, and recognition. 8.Assists in coordinating and interpreting the data of Patient Satisfaction to identify best practices and improve performance. 9.Promotes active involvement of staff in Research and Quality Improvement projects that will align with strategic priorities and promote improved outcomes. 10.Coaches and mentors nurses at all levels, to the Magnet model and expectations for implementation of the Professional Practice Model and engagement in Shared Decision Making. 11.Responsible for educating Magnet Champions from all in-patient and ambulatory care areas to facilitate, enhance and promote enthusiasm and to motivate their units to bring the Magnet culture to life. 12.Work collaboratively with all nursing managers and leaders throughout the medical center to drive changes and support projects through education, communication, and celebration. 13.Identifies Magnet program-related barriers and reports to Network Magnet Designation Director. 14.Oversees campus preparation for ANCC site visit. 15.Special magnet related projects as assigned to support Chief Nursing Officer. 16.Other duties and/or projects as assigned. 17.Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

1.Master's degree in nursing. 2.Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. 3.Minimum of 5 years nursing experience. 4.Minimum of 2 years in a leadership capacity. 5.Exceptional communication skills and interpersonal skills. 6.Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office suite.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

1.Magnet experience. Licenses and Certifications Required: 1.Requires current, unrestricted New Jersey State licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey. 2.Specialty certification in nursing.