The Department Director isresponsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and directing all functions of the department(s) in order tosupport the stated mission, vision and values of Medical City North Hills and the philosophy of the Department of Nursing and promote, advocate andsupport the nursing staff’s primary commitment to protect the health, safety and rights of the individual, family or community.
It is expected that the Director will effectively operate the department, continue the improvement of the department’sprocesses and outcomes, comply with hospital and corporate policy and procedures, efficiently managefinances and resources, promote teamwork and customer satisfaction, and integrate the department services into the organization’s overall planfor delivery of care and service.
- Coordinate/integrate department services with the hospital’s primary function
- Develop/implement policies/procedures that guide/support the provision of services in an evidenced-based environment
- Coordinate all department services placing patient safety as the primary goal
- Provide an environment that allows the RN to exercise independent judgment within the context of interdisciplinary patient care
- Maintain an environment where the RN may provide care/treatment/services within the theoretical framework of modeling and role-modeling
- Delegate tasks appropriate to meet the needs of the individual patient and to the skills of the employee supervised
- Recommend a sufficient number of qualified/competent staff to provide department services in support of provision of services
- Determine the qualifications/competence of personnel
- Continuously assess/improve department’s performance
- Ensure the provision of orientation, in-service training and continuing education and development of staff
- Recommend space and other resources needed in the provision of services
- Identify and select outside sources for needed services
- Promote involvement of self and staff in health promotion/educational community involvement, life time learning and nursing research
- Participate in development and evaluation of professional practice by participating on unit and/or hospital committees, special projects and attendance at staff meetings and town halls. Create environment to encourage unit based staff participation in above.
- Actively participate in unit and/or hospital performance improvement activities
Medical City North Hills
We opened on Sunday, May 7, 1961 as Glenview Hospital. The current facility at 4401 Booth Callaway Road was opened in 1983 and renamed Medical City North Hills. Medical City North Hills has 164 beds and is a Level IV Trauma Center.
To name a few Awards and Accomplishments:
• Recognized by the American Heart Association as a Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award Hospital (2015).
• Accredited by The Joint Commission
• Primary Stroke Center certification by The Joint Commission
• First hospital in the United States to have a Cycle 4 Chest Pain Center with PCI
• First hospital in Northeast Tarrant County to have an O-Arm Navigation System for computer-assisted spine surgery
• Named a Pathway to Excellence Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for our excellent nursing environment
- Masters Degree in Nursing or related field or other appropriate post
- Graduate degree or a plan actively in place to obtain same preferred.
- Current RN licensure, National Specialty Certification preferred. Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted; Texas State RN license required 30 days after hire.
- 10 years nursing, 5 years management
Special Skills & Qualifications:
- Ability to listen, interact and communicate verbally and in writing.
Job Code: 00444-99776