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Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Tyler
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Summary:Manages the nursing services and staff for a department; ensures quality and full compliance with relevant policies and standards.Responsibilities:Implementing and monitoring programs and practices for the delivery of safe and efficient quality nursing care for patients and their familiesEnsuring consistent application of nursing services policies and standards throughout the organizationMonitoring patient outcomes and quality and effectiveness of nursing careOverseeing performance of teams; identifying and addressing staff training and development needsApprising medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing service and strategiesStandard I: Financial ManagementRecognizes the impact of reimbursement on revenueUnderstands the relationship between values-based purchasing and quality outcomes with revenue and reimbursementCreates, monitors, and analyzes a budget; explaining varianceConducts ongoing evaluation of productivity, forecasting future revenue and expensesDocuments capital appropriations and project authorizationsStandard II. Human Resources ManagementEvaluates and specifies the critical resources required to accomplish the team's objectivesInitiates requests for required resources based on staff competency with patient acuityAllocates team resources responsibly and equitably within the scope of labor lawsCalculates resource usage to set a baseline for comparisonDiscovers opportunities to improve resource utilizationImplements changes in role consistent with scope of practiceAnticipates and plans for admission/discharge/transfer needs to facilitate patient flowResolves conflicts in a wide variety of situations, such as workload allocation, schedule overlap etc.Adjusts management and personal style to fit the needs of different people and different situationsExplores motivational factors and tailors motivational efforts to individual needs and situations for the departmentConducts evaluations on personnel performance at the work place and recommends improvement plansCoaches others on operating personnel management systems and their processesStandard III. Relationship Management and Influencing BehaviorsSituation ManagementIdentifies issues that require immediate attentionApplies principles of crisis management to handle situations as necessaryManages conflictPromotes team dynamicsMentors and coaches staffPromotes Professional ManagementPromotes and encourages stress managementEncourages participation in professional actionprinciples of self-awarenessFosters a healthy work environmentDiversityUnderstands the components of cultural competence as they apply to the workforceMaintains an environment of fairness and processes to support itCapitalizes on differences to foster highly effective work groupsStandard VI. Performance Improvement/Safe Practice/Quality Care/RegulationsAssesses customer and patient satisfaction while developing and implementing strategies to address satisfaction issuesProvides direct service to internal or external customersFacilitates the resolution of customer problems, issues, or concernsMonitors and promotes workplace safety requirements resulting in positive patient outcomesApplies systems thinking knowledge as an approach to analysis and decision-makingDemonstrates accountability for nursing research and quality improvement activitiesProvides evidence-based nursing carePromotes and communicates patient information effectively across the continuum of careStandard V. LeadershipServes as a leader of patient careUtilizes an appropriate style of leadership: autocratic, democratic, laissez-faire/free rein, etc.Demonstrates leadership qualities: intelligence, influence, determination, integrity, confidenceManages own behaviors during interactions, such as feedback giving, to shape workplace eventsUtilizes positive reinforcement to motivate and attain desired behaviors; increases productivityEmploys leadership theories, such as contingency and transformational, and associated techniquesApplies techniques of "action learning" to problem solve and personally reflect on decisionsClinical Performance ImprovementShares experiences with process performance improvements across multiple areasRecognizes recurring and difficult problems and explores new or innovative solutionsLeverages technology to facilitate the sharing of clinical performance or outcomes dataCompares and contrasts different approaches for performance improvement; highlights pros and consCreates mechanism for ensuring quality and performance measures are understood and valued by nursing staffConsults on and coaches on developing business cases to justify improvement initiativesClinical Policies and StandardsMonitors different types of clinical practice to ensure compliance with standardsEvaluates existing and evolving standards and procedures and their impact on the organizationInforms others on advanced clinical standards and policies across medical specialtiesCollaborates with other functions in establishing and documenting joint standardsParticipates in the development of clinical policies and practicesDevelops control and monitoring mechanisms for clinical policies adherenceHealthcare Policy and Ethics ComplianceShares experiences with addressing diverse problems in healthcare policy complianceDemonstrates best practices for dealing with complex compliance or non-compliance situationsGuides others in making correct decisions when faced with ethical dilemmasDesigns or revises organizational practices and procedures to ensure compliance with policiesSupports and coaches on mechanisms that encourage attention to compliance issues; all clinical activitiesParticipates in translating policy changes into operational programs and servicesHealthcare Regulatory EnvironmentImplements programs as needed to comply with diverse healthcare laws or regulationsMonitors regulatory compliance of all healthcare practices to ensure no violationsEvaluates key aspects of pending healthcare regulations and legislation that may impact companyProvides recommendations and implements solutions to existing and potential legal problemsShares main considerations and issues related to laws and regulations in the implementation of healthcare practicesCollaborates and communicates with all departments of healthcare organization for the preparation for external audits.Requirements:Bachelor's DegreeMinimum of 3-5 years of clinical patient care experience in a relevant settingMinimum of 2 years of healthcare leadershipRN License in state of employment or compactBLSWork Type:Full TimeEEO is the law - click below for more information:https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdfWe endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at (844) 257-6925.

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Tyler , CLINICAL DIRECTOR - ICU CARDIOVASCULAR, Executive , Tyler, Texas

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