Functioning within the Health System’s mission, values, objectives and policies and procedures, under the general direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Director has twenty-four (24) hour accountability for the management of human, fiscal, and physical/material resources of the Renal Units; and is responsible for budgeting, quality control, and oversight of those who provide patient care. The Director ensures that initiatives are in place to assure that quality, cost containment, patient and physician satisfaction, and associate engagement goals are met; and collaborates with other Nursing leaders in planning, policy formation and decision making to promote an acceptable level of quality patient care to meet patient needs and realistic expectations. Responsibilities include providing nursing leadership for assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care; developing, implementing, and continuously monitoring unit-based Performance Improvement Programs that coordinate with the overall nursing and hospital PI program; and developing and administering the annual operating, capital and FTE budges for management of expense to revenue ratios within established guidelines. The Director serves as a resource to staff, interpreting philosophy, goals, standards, policies and procedures. S/he provides training and professional development opportunities for nursing staff to ensure clinical competence and promote job satisfaction; develops and reviews units’ standards of care, and reviews and modifies, where applicable, unit policies and procedures. The Director participates in opportunities that enhance personal and professional growth, maintains clinical competency in specialty areas, and provides direct patient care as needed. The Director collaborates with other LMHS leaders to create and implement an operational plan that is in alignment with LMHS’ strategic plan.
Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. A BSN or a Bachelor’s degree in an health related field is required. A Master’s degree in Business or a health related field is preferred.
Licensure/Certification: A valid, unrestricted RN license from the Ohio Board of Nursing is required. BLS is preferred.
Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience, including two (2) years of renal outpatient experience, is required. Two-three years of previous supervisory/management experience is strongly preferred.
Skills: Must have strong critical thinking, problem solving and organizational skills. Must also have exceptional interpersonal skills including the demonstrated ability to persuade through consensus-building and the ability to interact effectively with all internal and external customers. Demonstrated experience in successful project management and service line development and success with unit based operational capital budgeting are required. Documented evidence of process improvement/innovation and problem solving through critical and creative thinking and a passion for patient care are also required.
8 hour shifts