The Director of Nursing manages Labor and Delivery with responsibility for planning, selecting, and/or devising methods, policies and procedures for Managers and Staff employees to accomplish designated goals. The Director of Nursing negotiates interdepartmental resources, communicates and plans with various cross-functional departments to ensure effective level of service to Nursing Units.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Oversee the operational, personnel and fiscal management of assigned areas of responsibility with an emphasis on high quality, cost effective patient care.
Monitor daily productivity, addressing variance from established standards and adjust staffing to maintain established productive standard.
Establish annual unit-specific quality improvement goals, conduct monitoring, analysis, process changes, reporting and re-evaluation of prepared goals to Nursing Quality Council and Clinic Quality Council.
Investigate adverse events, review data and findings, assessing for trends, acting on self-remediation needs and identify opportunities for development.
Collaborate with non-nursing departments to establish processes and address issues which enhance the provision of patient care and satisfaction.
Registered Nurse (RN)
Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitate (CPR): BLS or CPR Required.
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