Job Posting Description
At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Department of Pediatrics, Ambulatory team and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Department of Pediatrics Ambulatory Nursing Director will be responsible for:
- Collaborating with senior nursing leadership, patient care, administrators, and key physician leaders to define and implement shared goals and evaluate outcomes for Pediatric Medicine programs and services.
- Partnering with key nursing, patient care, physician and administrative leaders in support of strategic / capital planning requirements and clinical program development.
- Holding yourself and others accountable for the achievement of key goals and desired outcomes including: patient, staff, and provider satisfaction; quality and safety outcomes, financial performance and achievement of growth targets, regulatory readiness, and the health of the work environment.
- Collaborating with ACNO and other senior leaders to lead a quality improvement programs to enhance nurse/patient care sensitive outcomes, patient and family satisfaction, quality and safety, and efficient patient flow and patient acuity / complexity.
To qualify, you must have:
- A minimum of 5 years of progressive management/leadership experience as a senior nurse leader in a complex research-intensive, academic acute care setting. Strong medical sub-specialty and nursing leadership experience in a similarly complex adult academic health care delivery setting will be weighted favorably as will Nursing leadership experience in a comparable academic pediatric health care delivery setting.
- A doctoral degree in nursing (PhD, DNSc, or DNP) or relevant health system related doctorate (DrPH) is preferred.
- Preparation as an APRN (FNP/PNP), and prior accountability for APRN professional practice, is beneficial.
- Clinical specialty certification (CPN, CPHQ, and others) and nursing leadership certification (NE-BC/NEA-BC) is strongly preferred.