UI Health is seeking an innovative professional to serve as Director of Patient Care Services. Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Adult Psychiatry unit including the delivery of patient care, technical services, safety, quality, staffing, and clerical practices. Managing the nursing practice in delivery of patient care.
- Provide direction, leadership and oversight to the Revenue Management Organization Patient Accounting
- Provide coordination of care and services through the management team of nurses, technicians, professionals and clerical staff. Manage from pre-admission through discharge including monitoring patient care, addressing patient and family needs, resolving obstacles and problems, planning for patient discharge.
- Develop a therapeutic relationship with patients, family members, visitors and colleagues.
- Interpret and direct the implementation of nursing philosophy and objectives, departmental policies and procedures, and apply recognized standards of nursing care and practice.
- Plan, select and devise nursing operations, work methods, procedures, work flow and standards for quality and quantity of work, including staffingstandards.
- Establish, implement and evaluate quality of care. Plan and develop patient safety innovations and practice improvement.
- Integrate Shared Leadership into clinical practice.
- Assign, direct and review the work of subordinate supervisors/other nursing personnel. Prepare formal answers to and recommend the adjustment of grievances and disciplinary matters.
- Prepare budget for assigned area or program and is responsible for adherence to approved budget.
- Monitor and evaluate operations for compliance with licensure, accreditation and regulatory standards.
- Determine personnel, material, equipment, and facilities needed to accomplish program goals.
- Plan, assign and review work of staff to ensure that group objectives are met. Hire, train, develop and manage staff to ensure that a qualified staff exists tomeet group objectives.
- Illinois Registered Nursing license required.
- A Master's degree in Nursing or healthcare administration or related field is required.
- A minimum of five (5) years clinical nursing experience with progressive responsibility, which must include a minimum of three years of Adult Psychiatry experience.
- Two (2) years previous management experience is required.
- One (1) year of current hospital inpatient experience is preferred.
- Strong communication, customer service and decision-making skills; knowledge of budgetary processes and financial principles; knowledge of labor laws, standards of care, and regulatory standards required.
- Interpersonal skills to successfully interact with Hospital personnel and physicians is preferred. Strong computer skills with the ability to become proficient with applications is preferred.
- Ability to organized, delegate, facilitate, and prioritize duties required.