Dignity Health Chief Nurse Executive in SANTA CRUZ, California

Overview

About Us

Dominican Hospital (a member of Dignity Health) is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of California’s Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care, comprehensive care in cardiac, orthopedics, oncology, women’s and children’s services, we continue to lead the region in medical innovation and excellence in healthcare.

Comprehensive Care

Dominican offers emergency services and is a Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominican’s services include the only comprehensive Cancer Center in Santa Cruz County, a Total Joint Replacement program, and advanced neurological and endoscopic services. Dominican regularly receives ‘A’ grades for hospital safety from Leapfrog Group, and has received national recognition for superior patient safety, cardiac care, and stroke treatment from Health-grades, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

As Santa Cruz County’s heart attack (STEMI) receiving center, Dominican Hospital provides cutting edge cardiac care. The hospital’s heart attack treatment times consistently beat the national average, and the hospital offers two cardiac catheterizing labs available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Groundbreaking cardiac procedures at Dominican include the Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure, which allows for heart valve replacement without opening a patient’s chest.

Dominican Hospital has forged significant partnerships with area hospitals to bring exceptional care to Santa Cruz County. The hospital offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through a partnership with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a partnership with Stanford Health Care.

In The Community

Beyond care inside the hospital, Dominican is dedicated to the health and wellness of the Santa Cruz community.

Community programs include a Mobile Wellness Clinic, a tattoo removal program, and support groups for patients and new mothers. In addition, and in accordance with our mission, Dominican Hospital supports programs for the undeserved in our community, including children and adults, students, seniors, and the homeless population. Dominican also has received several awards for environmental excellence.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Directs nursing practice in the hospital and assigned business entities maintaining consistent and high-quality standards of patient care. Develops and deploys nursing policies, objectives, and initiatives for the department; reviews departmental operations to ensure compliance with established standards.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Manages the resources (e.g. staff, materials and finances) of the nursing department; plans and directs all nursing activities in that facility.

  • Develops and deploys nursing policies, objectives, and initiatives for the department; reviews departmental operations to ensure compliance with established standards.

  • Drives the delivery of quality and cost-effective patient care; oversees the performance of nursing staff.

  • Develops the overall competency level of nursing staff; coordinates quality enhancement and process improvement tasks.

Qualifications

Education/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (e.g. BSN) and Master's degree in nursing or other-related field (e.g., MSN/MBA/MHA).

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of nursing experience and five (5) years of nurse leadership experience.

License:

  • Registered Nursing License (RN) in state of practice.

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Job ID 2018-58970

Employment Type Full Time

Department Hospital Administration

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Dominican Hospital-Santa Cruz

Shift Day

Location SANTA CRUZ

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8 a.m. to 5 p .m.)

Work Schedule 8 Hour