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  • Surgical Services Director

    Job ID
    2017-44051
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Surgery-General (Major)
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Arroyo Grande Community Hospital
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    ARROYO GRANDE
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    Mon-Fri (8-5 PM)
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

     

    Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA is part of Dignity Health of the Central Coast. We are recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    Position Title: Director of Nursing

     

    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

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    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.

    Min five years of direct OR experience. Min five years progressive, responsible management and supervisory experience. Two years clinical skills development related to services supervision. Communicates clearly and effectively both orally and in writing. Current CA RN license, Certification in basic life saving CPR.

     

     

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