Director of Inpatient Services
- Posted: over a month ago
- Benefits: 401k, dental, medical, vision,
The Director of Inpatient Services is accountable and responsible for the effective delivery of competent, compassionate, and efficient patient care in the Intensive Care Unit, and the Medical /Surgical Unit. This includes overall direction of clinical care, all aspects dealing with the supervision and hiring of staff and financial management. This also includes establishing, meeting and continuously monitoring the goals and objectives for areas of responsibility while maintaining alignment with the strategic goals and objectives for hospital.
The Director of Inpatient Services is directly responsible for direction of patient care activities, management of staff, operational plans and nursing activities in the ICU/CCU Department. Consults with staff, physicians and the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. The Director of Inpatient Services is responsible and accountable for the supervision and coordination of the ICU on a twenty-four (24) hour, seven (7) days a week basis and is responsible to the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer.
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
- BSN required.
- MSN or masters in related field preferred
- Must have a license to practice professional nursing in the state of Oregon
- Current BCLS and ACLS upon hire
Minimum of 5 years’ acute care experience required with critical care preferred, including Three (3) years of management or supervisory experience preferred
Skills and Competencies:
- Work collaboratively within a team setting
- Manage a diverse range of staff
- Maintain composure in stressful situations
- Adhere to Corporation Code of Conduct and Personnel Manual
Essential Job Functions:
- Sit and stand for long periods of time – up to 6 hours per day
- Communicate verbally with patients and staff
- Ability to communicate therapeutically.
- Ability to provide direct patient care as a working manager as needed.
- Able to lift 50 lbs. maximum, with frequent lifting and or carrying objects weighing up to 25 lbs. when performing patient care.
- Possess the ability to provide care for the patient's age-specific cultural, physical and psychosocial well being.
- Collaborates and communicates effectively with the interdisciplinary team.
- Provides a safe environment and promotes quality patient care through adherence to established standards.
- Identifies opportunities for and participates in performance improvement activities.
- Contributes to the productivity and professional environment of the department.
- Demonstrates competent professional practice and engages in opportunities for professional growth.
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