Dignity Health

DIRECTOR NURSING - Emergency Dept

Job ID
2017-38992
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Emergency Services
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Rose Dominican - Siena
Shift
Day
Location
HENDERSON
NV
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8-5)

Overview

As the community’s only not-for-profit, religiously sponsored health system, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 65 years. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, the three St. Rose Dominican hospitals (the Rose de Lima, Siena and San Martín Campuses) and more than 3,400 employees will continue the Sisters’ mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member of the 21-state Dignity Health network of nearly 11,000 physicians, 56,000 employees, and more than 300 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. For more information, visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/las-vegas/locations/siena or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or our Blog. .

 

 

Responsibilities

Position Summary: 

 

Directs the provision of nursing care in a business unit while maintaining standards of patient care.

 

  • Responsible for the overall quality of care provided by the nursing personnel. Advises medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing service and strategies.
  • Interprets policies and objectives of nursing service to staff and community groups.
  • Monitors the operations of the nursing staff and ensures compliance with regulations on organizational and governmental standards and practices. Schedules staff and conducts employee performance reviews.
  • Provides nursing care to patients on an as needed basis.   

Qualifications

Requirements:

 

  • Knowledge, insight, and understanding of business concepts, tools, and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately in both clinical and non-clinical situations.
  • Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.
  • Understanding of the business value of diverse perspectives and opinions and ability to understand, appreciate and employ the unique contributions of associates of varied cultures, nationalities, ethnic backgrounds, genders, ages, points of view, etc.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use industry standards, evidence-based practice and policies and procedures relevant to function and organization.
  • Knowledge of healthcare policies for all clinical practices and applicable laws and regulations governing proper clinical practice; ability to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations.
  • Knowledge of the factors contributing to quality patient care, and the ability to influence these factors in a positive way.

 

Education and Experience: 

 

  • Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience and two (2) years of leadership experience.
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (e.g. BSN) and Master's degree in nursing or other-related field (e.g., MSN/MBA/MHA).
  • Licensure: Registered Nursing License (RN), Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Special Skills: None specified.
  • Training: None specified.

 

 

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