Adena Health System Chillicothe , OH 45601
Summary: The Director of Nursing and Clinical Excellence has responsibility for the development, facilitation, and maintenance of programs and infrastructure supporting transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, and nursing innovation resulting in a positive practice environment and quality outcomes at Adena Health System.
He/She leads a team of managers and specialists for multiple units and/or prompts in establishing an environment that supports the professional practice of nursing as essential and integral to patient care. The Director is responsible for: managing department operations including determining the vision and direction for the respective area/department(s); determining strategic and operational plans to support the vision of the department(s) and health system, optimizing the plans, and evaluating/revising the plans as needed; coordinating/integrating services within the department and with other departments in line with Adena's mission/vision/values; resource management including recommending an appropriate staffing plan, space management and selection of outside services when necessary; staff development including orientation, professional development, in-service training, continuing education, and evaluating manager and employee performance; demonstrating customer satisfaction (internal and external); developing/implementing policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of department services; maintaining appropriate quality control programs and ensuring compliance with appropriate patient care and business practices; maintaining infection control standards; and implementing appropriate patient safety protocols as necessary. The Director serves as a leader and mentor both within the department and throughout the health system, adhering to Adena's mission, vision, value, and service statements and demonstrating positive customer relations both internal and external.
Education: Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) Required
Experience: 3-5 Years Management related work experience requirede
Adena Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability or any other legally protected status