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  • Director of Nursing, Perioperative Services

    Job ID
    2018-47077
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Surgery
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    GLENDALE
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Overview

    Founded in 1926, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center is a 334-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in Glendale, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of services, including its award winning heart center, the colorectal surgery institute, a gastrointestinal program, and is a Los Angeles County approved primary stroke center.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/glendalememorial for more information.

    Responsibilities

    Position Title: Director of Nursing, Perioperative Services

     

    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.

    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.

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    Qualifications

    Education and Experience: 

    • Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience and two (2) years of leadership experience in perioperative services.
    • 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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