DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: The department provides specialized care to patients throughout their perioperative experience.
POSITION OVERVIEW: manages the delivery of professional nursing services for assigned units. This position is responsible for the overall planning, budgeting, staffing, performance, and operation of the department in conjunction with the director as well as performance and annual review of direct reports. This position will directly supervise assigned caregivers in the Medical Diagnostic and Procedural Care Unit.
Responsible for budget development, regular monitoring, accountability and meeting all operational targets for all areas within span of control
Hires, directs, coaches and monitors the performance of all direct reports, to develop and maintain a high performance team that meets organizational and department goals
Monitors and ensure all direct reports are current with compliance and safety requirements. Implements and manages all organizational safety directives and goals
Provides and oversees team’s delivery of customer service in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
Collaborates with teams to review processes and identify/implement opportunities for improvements, applying Value Improvement Practice concepts and tools.
Creates a healing environment that supports all aspects of care, respects the wholeness of the individual, and demonstrates therapeutic presence through attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care experience for patients and caregivers.
Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects.
Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the organization’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.
Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Preferred: BSN or Bachelor’s degree in related field
Master’s degree in related field
Required: Current licensure with the Oregon State Board of Nursing
Valid Oregon driver’s license and ability to meet St. Charles Health System driving requirements
Ability to travel to business functions/trainings/meetings and all St. Charles Health System worksites
AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification
Required: Minimum of 4 years nursing experience required, of which 2 years should be progressively more responsible experience relating to a management role.
Preferred: Experience in a specialty area of nursing
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION: General:
Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally represent St. Charles Health System.
Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels within St. Charles Health System and external customers/clients/potential employees
Strong team working and collaborative skills
Ability to effectively reach consensus with a diverse population with differing needs.
Ability to manage facilitation and consensus building among health care professionals and agencies and achieve expected results.
Ability to multi-task and work independently
Attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills, written and oral communication and customer service skills, particularly in dealing with stressful personal interactions
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
Demonstrated ability and experience in computer applications, use of electronic medical record keeping systems and MS Office