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Director of Nursing Services - Direct Hire

Protouch Staffing Inc Richland, WA
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Director of Nursing Services - Direct Hire

Benton County


MISSION, VALUES and VISION

The Mission:Provide safe compassionate care.

Our Values:Safety, Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence and Collaboration

Our Vision:Health for a Better World

Our Promise:"Know me, care for me, ease my way."


GENERAL SUMMARY

Under the general direction of the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, remains responsible for the overall leadership, direction, and management of Clinic and a group of patient care areas including the practice of professional nursing, patient care quality, operations, department planning and development, employee development, and evaluation of services; Provides administrative support to a team of Administrative Directors and managers in assigned patient care areas as well as ensures compliance with regulatory requirements and standards of practice; and integrates and coordinates services using a proven hands-on approach. Participates as a member of the Clinic Quality Sub-Committee and coordinates clinical quality initiatives.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The job duties listed are essential functions of the position. However, other duties may be assigned, and may also be considered essential functions of the position.


The caregiver must be sufficiently fluent in the English language to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. The degree of fluency required will vary depending upon the nature of the position.


Caregivers are expected to honor the Mission, Values, Vision and Promise and adhere to the Code of Conduct, policies and standards of their organization.


For direct patient care roles: Performs and maintains currency of essential competencies as required by specific area of hire and populations served.


?It Standards of Excellence to provide a safe, comfortable, therapeutic patient centered environment.

?Understands, embraces, and instills Mission, Vision and Values.

?Establishes, promotes, and implements patient care standards based on the nursing process and current nursing research. Utilizes available resources for state-of-the-art nursing practice and education.

?Maintains and enhances clinical quality as defined by our physicians, evidence-based practices, patients, and referring physicians.

?Partners with Physicians, Service Line Directors, and other leaders within to develop quality initiative and facilitate the design of a strong patient delivery system.

?Communicates regularly with the COO/CNO or designee that involve staff issues, critical patient care concerns, unit staffing changes, quality issues, and other pertinent data.

?Assures that all staff attends required competency education programs and continuing education offerings pertinent to area, time, and budget constraints.

?Utilizes staff and physician input for ongoing feedback and improvement.

?Identifies learning needs of staff and collaborates with individual on developing employee development plans.

?Provides various opportunities for communication inter- and intra-departmentally including, but not limited to monthly staff meetings, contributions to the newsletter, postings, journals, etc.

?Supports clinic hospital wide functions through committee attendance and/or delegation for quality improvement activities, policy and procedure development and updates, program development, etc.

?Supports organization program development.

?Responds to Patient Advocacy and Quality Review Issues per department procedure in a timely manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

?Bachelor's Degree from an accredited school of nursing is required.

?Master's Degree from (or actively enrolled in) an accredited educational institution of Nursing, other Healthcare, or Business is required.

EXPERIENCE

?5 years of healthcare experience in an acute care or ambulatory setting is required.

?3 years of Healthcare Management experience is required.

?Joint Commission experience is preferred.

?Leadership experience in a surgery center or specialty outpatient environment is preferred.

JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

?Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills preferred.

?Excellent communication skills.

?Ability to manage conflict situations on the unit with patients, families, staff, physicians and other hospital personnel.

?Ability to offer alternative methods for problem solving; seeks guidance from in-house experts.

?Ability to demonstrate effective problem-solving skills through active listening, research, data analysis and documentation.

?Ability to provide direct patient care to facilitate an understanding of direct patient care perspectives and staff issues on the unit.

?Ability to utilize data, resources, communication and knowledge to make decisions. Demonstrates accountability for decisions by effectively communicating goals, objectives, strategies and expected results of decision.

?Ability to identify and respond to staff that seeks additional responsibilities and provides opportunities to develop within the department.

?Ability to participate in management development programs offered at the Medical Center and other pertinent clinical conferences to enhance personal and professional growth.

?Ability to utilize resources (internal, networking, Internet, professional organizations, etc.) for department management and innovative approaches to promulgate operational excellence.

IMPORTANT

*We are seeking a nurse with ideally clinic/ambulatory nursing experience and/or acute care nursing (clinic is highly desired). It could be primary care or specialty focused.


*This person has (2) direct reports (Clinical Quality Program Managers), Each Program Manager has over sight for our Medical Assistant Training Program, Ambulatory Clinical Educators, Resource Pool (Float Pool for Clinics) that includes RNs, MAs and Front Office Assistants.


*Will oversee approximately 50 FTEs


*It has over 55 clinic locations ranging from Primary Care to Specialty Clinics. The purpose of this position is to provide nursing oversight in the clinics. This position is strategic, compliance, program development etc. It reports to our CNO but has dotted lines to our COO.


*Areas listed "practice of professional nursing, patient care quality, operations, department planning and development, employee development, and evaluation of services" are all areas within the Clinic setting.

SALARY:

*Starting at $110,000 with a potential to increase based on experience.

*Relocation to be discussed directly with Director


Contact -

Kevin Foster

Recruiter - Protouch Staffing

Phone: (972) 347-8520

Email: kfoster@protouchstaffing.com

Protouch Staffing Inc

Address

Richland, WA
USA

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