Lifepoint Hospitals Rutherfordton , NC 28139
As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever
before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence,
quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience -
making our hospital even stronger.
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and
our hospital strive to achieve.
our hospital delivers.
by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com
Assists with developing specific departmental goals, standards, and objectives which directly support the
strategic plan and vision of the organization.
Manages staff relations including performance management, staff satisfaction, and conflict management.
Performs and oversees scheduling, staff development, recruitment, payroll, and student engagements.
Effectively and proactively responds to changes in census, staffing and/or acuity. Communicates with
appropriate supervisory/managerial staff regarding problems requiring interventions.
Assesses the quality of patient care delivered and coordinates patient care services with patients, staff,
physicians, and other departments. May provide patient care when necessary.
Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth.
Collaborates with Department Directors, hospital staff, case management and physician to determine, reduce and
eliminate barriers within the system which may impede patient flow.
Monitors bed availability in all levels of care as necessary to meet changing patient placement needs.
Investigates complaints of patients, relatives, physicians, personnel and visitors.
Take necessary steps toward resolution of complaints.
Assists in identifying, coordinating and conducting education, training and in-servicing programs for
patients and staff.
Integrates evidence-based practices into operations and clinical protocols.
Employee supervises others.
Associate's degree -Required
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Minumum Work Experience: