Tenth Mountain Recruiting
Director of Nursing
*Skilled Nursing Director of Nursing Experience Required
*Must be familiar with Skilled Nursing Regulations, Standards, and Operating Principles
Position responsible for providing leadership, direction, and support for one or more patient care departments, ensuring the delivery of quality care to patients; and for planning, implementing, reviewing, and controlling the budget, staffing, and robust process improvement
Education: A bachelor of Nursing degree from an accredited school of professional nursing is required; a Master's Degree is preferred
Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing
Professional Certification in clinical area or management within one year of hire preferred
Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
Five (5) years of progressive clinical experience required
Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of we advance health through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion, and results.
Directs the day-to-day operations for assigned patient care departments, maintaining 24/7 operational responsibility and directing clinical and non-clinical staff.
Reviews and approves all new hires establishes and controls standards for performance appraisals; works with managers to identify staffing needs and provides for them accordingly; coordinates training needs of staff with the education department; remains available, accessible, and visible to staff; recognizes staffs achievements and accomplishments and provides ongoing feedback on performance.
Works with service line leaders and managers to establish the departmental scope of service, goals, and strategic plan for the department; stays up-to-date on new developments in the field and incorporates such in the department's scope of service; reviews departmental policies, procedures, and systems; conducts appropriate department promotional activities and participates in hospital market activities.
Monitors and directs all patient care activities.
Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.
Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, desired client-centered outcomes, and organizational outcomes.
Ensures that revenue, expenses, contribution margin, and FTEs meet or exceed budget; prepares and submits a budget and related reports; forecasts and accurately projects expenses; takes corrective action to address negative variances; identifies and proposes capital budget items appropriately.
Promotes physician input and communication; includes medical staff in planning new or revised policies, procedures, and services; provides rapid response and follow-up to medical staff issues/concerns; seeks new ways to encourage new physicians to utilize hospital services.
Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing requirements and standards.
Ensures safe care to patients, staff, and visitors; adheres to all policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity, and quality of service.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.
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