Director Nursing Women Services

University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Education


8 - 10 years

Posted 46 days ago


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

SalarySalary Negotiable

Experience and EducationBSN or Bachelor's in Healthcare related field. MSN Preferred. Seven to ten years progressive management/leadership experience. Current Texas (or BNE Compact State) license; BCLS required. A current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA). Professional certifications preferred. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.

Job Duties1. Demonstrate continuous performance improvement in targeted areas of responsibility in alignment with the overall annual Hospital performance improvement targets. Develops, maintains, and evaluates organizational systems to facilitate planning for the delivery of care. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of staff, unit/department performance and unit/department operations in conjunction with organizational strategic goals and initiatives.
2. Meets or exceeds financial goals and objectives of the department. Incorporates budget planning, monitoring, and evaluating individual cost centers. Manages the fiscal operation of the unit/department to ensure utilization of staff and resources are being met in an efficient and cost effective manner.
3. Demonstrates critical judgment necessary to assess environment (internal & external), and implement strategic initiatives necessary to meet performance targets. Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and nursing services administration. Serve as an agent of change, assisting all staff in understanding the importance, necessity, impact and process of change.
5. Supports outcomes measurement and evidence-based practice through participation in programs of study (e.g., National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators). Applies current research in operating practice, maintaining current knowledge of changes that could impact areas of responsibility (e.g., regulatory, reimbursement, competition, etc.) Incorporating evidence-based best practice in accord with the organizational healthcare goals.
6. Evaluate and review systems and process of nursing service to ensure achievement of nurse-sensitive, patient-,client-, or family-centered outcomes. Sets and enforces high standards for customer satisfaction, professional conduct, and clinical practice, serving as a role model for others; i.e., Press Ganey; CMS; THCIC: benchmarking, etc. Serve as a professional role model and mentor to motivate, develop, recruit, and retain future nurse leaders.