POSITION TITLE: Director of Nursing-Med/Surg
POSITION LOCATION: Coastal California
Opportunity to work for an organization that offers a broad range of clinical services, recognizes leadership and talent, and promotes individual growth utilizing a team oriented concept.The Director has a 24-hour, 7 day a week responsibility to provide leadership for this 42 bed unit. This includes planning, organizing, staff development, performance management, quality fiscal and information management, regulatory compliance, building and enhancing relationships through customer relations, and appropriate professional involvement. The Director is accountable for the management of the unit within the established budget. The Director will work closely with medical directors, medical department chairs, physicians, and other disciplines to develop services and ensure quality. Access to all Patient Health Information.
Current RN licensure in the State of California Current American Heart Association BLS Current ACLS Desired: Three years managerial experience Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with people at all age levels, able to maintain positive working relationships with patients, families, co-workers and physicians inter- and intra-departmentally. Possess active listening skills. Demonstrates knowledge of current nursing theory and practice. Compassionate, non-judgmental patient caregiver and advocate. Must be able to tolerate physically and mentally demanding work. Ability to set both short and long term goals and meet these goals; Analytical ability to identify opportunities for improvement and resolution. Teaching skills to promote optimum orientation and continuing staff education. The Director maintains knowledge of healthcare trends for both inpatient and outpatient populations and demonstrates the ability to apply this knowledge in clinical and administrative settings.