Director Acute Care Nursing
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: College Station
Posted on: January 7, 2022
Manage multiple Nursing Units with responsibility for planning,
selecting, and/or devising methods, policies and procedures for
Managers and Staff employees to accomplish designated goals.
Negotiate interdepartmental resources, communicates and plans with
various cross-functional departments to ensure effective level of
service to Nursing Units.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Oversee the operational, personnel and fiscal management of
assigned areas of responsibility with an emphasis on high quality,
cost effective patient care.
Monitor daily productivity, addressing variance from established
standards and adjust staffing to maintain established productive
Establish annual unit-specific quality improvement goals, conduct
monitoring, analysis, process changes, reporting and re-evaluation
of prepared goals to Nursing Quality Council and Clinic Quality
Investigate adverse events, review data and findings, assessing for
trends, acting on self-remediation needs and identify opportunities
Collaborate with non-nursing departments to establish processes and
address issues which enhance the provision of patient care and
Conduct and participate in daily rounds to identify immediate
needs, monthly patient room rounds, monthly Environment of Care
Rounds, Tracers, and Patient Safety Rounds, and acts on findings in
a timely manner.
Establish opportunities to acquire input, to include unit monthly
Action Unit Committees, input at staff meetings and other creative
Comply with requirements of regulatory, licensing, and accrediting
Design measurements and tools to evaluate achievement and education
Identify and clearly communicate communication gaps in staff
knowledge and/or competency.
Directs the effective management of financial, informational and
personnel resources to ensure efficient operations and continuity
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Master's degree preferred; may consider 50% or more or course
requirements to obtain Master's degree.
5-8 years progressive nursing management experience required.
Three to five years progressive nursing management experience
Complete and maintain professional and technical
Maintain membership in professional nursing organization.
BCLS and ACLS are required in some departments.
Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitate (CPR)
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Bachelor's
EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 5 years experience required
Registered Nurse (RN)
Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitate (CPR): BLS or
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