Dignity Health Director Of Nursing (Skilled Nursing Facility) in SANTA MARIA, California

Overview

Marian Regional Medical Center , located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services.

Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Directs the provision of nursing care in a business unit while maintaining standards of patient care..

  • Responsible for the overall quality of care provided by the nursing personnel. Advises medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing service and strategies.

  • Interprets policies and objectives of nursing service to staff and community groups.

  • Monitors the operations of the nursing staff and ensures compliance with regulations on organizational and governmental standards and practices. Schedules staff and conducts employee performance reviews.

  • Provides nursing care to patients on an as needed basis.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Knowledge, insight, and understanding of business concepts, tools, and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately in both clinical and non-clinical situations.

  • Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.

  • Understanding of the business value of diverse perspectives and opinions and ability to understand, appreciate and employ the unique contributions of associates of varied cultures, nationalities, ethnic backgrounds, genders, ages, points of view, etc.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use industry standards, evidence-based practice and policies and procedures relevant to function and organization.

  • Knowledge of healthcare policies for all clinical practices and applicable laws and regulations governing proper clinical practice; ability to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations.

  • Knowledge of the factors contributing to quality patient care, and the ability to influence these factors in a positive way.

Education and Experience:

  • Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience and two (2) years of leadership experience.

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

  • RN and at least 1 years’ experience in Long term care as an RN

  • Licensure: Registered Nursing License (RN), Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Special Skills: None specified.

  • Training: None specified.

At least one (1) year?s experience as an Administrator or Assistant Administrator of a Skilled Nursing Facility or five (5) years experience in a management position in long tern care with a broad scope of administrative and clinical responsibility. A thorough knowledge and understanding of Title 22, OBRA, and JCAHO requirements for a skilled nursing facility. Communicates clearly, concisely, and accurately with people, verbally and in writing. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with various publics: Board members, physicians, employees, medical directors, administrative peers and community officials. Achieves results for the organization with and through other people utilizing creative and innovative solutions. Thorough knowledge of related legal, regulatory, ethical, managerial, and organizational requirements, principles, and standards for a long term facility. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to lead a team comprised of professional and skilled staff. Current California RN license.

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Job ID 2018-48790

Employment Type Full Time

Department Skilled Nursing Care

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Marian Regional Medical Center

Shift Day

Location SANTA MARIA

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Mon-Fri (800-430 PM)