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Director, Nursing - Emergency Department

Job ID: 90214
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

The Director of Nursing Services plans, organizes, develops, and directs the overall operation of the Nursing Department in accordance with the federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern the facility. This strategic leader shapes operations to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.

• Leads, coaches, and develops assigned team, including subordinate leaders, in the ongoing, 24/7 operations of a hospital-based nursing unit. Fosters independence and autonomy through the delivery of timely, thorough, and constructive feedback on performance.
• Supports strategic financial goals of organization through administration of defined budget. Participates in budgetary planning process. Recommends capital spending based on preliminary cost-benefit analysis.
• Defines team member skill mix within assigned headcount. Participates in workforce planning in coordination with executive leadership. Administers discretionary financial incentives for labor allocation and planning. Accountable to labor productivity metrics.
• Distills strategic direction nested within own assigned priorities. Defines key performance metrics and goals for operations improvement.
• Maintains and develops documented policies and practices. Facilitates the change process. Accountable to documented requirements for the purposes of accreditation and regulatory authorities.
• Partners with the Quality organization regarding the documentation of and response to patient safety events, including root cause analysis (RCA), implementation of subsequent process changes, and communication to staff.
• Develops cross-functional relationships as a champion of patient care, quality, and nursing professionalism. Collaborates within assigned unit and the hospital at large to support strategic initiatives and goals.
• Fosters and leads a continuous improvement approach to clinical operations for the purposes of efficient, ethical and quality care. Improves care outcomes through evidence-based practices.


Other information:
• Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Must be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina or one of compact states
• 5 years of professional nursing experience in an acute care setting
• 2 years of experience in progressive leadership positions in area of related specialty.
• BLS Required
• Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN)
• Certification in area of related nursing specialty
• Nurse Executive Board Certification (NE-BC) as administered by the American Nursing Credentialing Association (ANCC)


Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Emergency Department

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

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