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Nursing Director, Emergency Room

Company: Ardent Health Services
Location: Topeka
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewJoin our St. Francis team as a Director of Nursing!THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS HEALTH SYSTEM ST. FRANCIS CAMPUSThe University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus (St. Francis Campus) is proud to be a part of a long legacy of high quality, compassionate care. St. Francis Campus began serving its community in 1909 as the mission of a group of Catholic nuns who rose up to meet a need. Today, St. Francis Campus has 378 licensed inpatient beds, 14 primary and specialty care clinic locations, and a history of technological advancements and dedicated staff. The St. Francis Campus also includes Tallgrass Surgical Center. Tallgrass Surgical Center is a freestanding multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center that houses three operating rooms and one procedure room.St. Francis Campus is jointly owned by The University of Kansas Health System and Ardent Health Services.POSITION SUMMARYWe have an exciting opportunity to join The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis as a Nurse Director, Emergency Room (RN Director, ER).The Nurse Director is a professional registered nurse with twenty-four hour responsibility for assigned departments within established standards to achieve the mission and vision of the organization. The nursing director is responsible for overall direction, coordination and evaluation of the unit/departments and executes supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. The nurse director provides leadership and mentorship in the development of leaders and staff. The nurse director is responsible for monitoring and evaluating quality, patient satisfaction and employee satisfaction outcomes to implement strategies for improvement. The nurse director is a change agent, and will establish strong collaborative relationships with physicians. Responsible for overall administrative, financial and clinical activities of assigned departments. Responsibilities

  • Executes strategic planning, leads mentoring/coaching and identifying department succession strategy.
  • Oversight of physician relationships and engagement.
  • Collaborates with marketing and nursing leadership in marketing, community outreach, and visibility.
  • Development and oversight of quality initiatives, staffing and productivity guidelines, and customer service goals.
  • Analyzes and monitors compliance with accrediting and regulatory agency standards.
  • Plans and organizes orientation and in-service training for staff members, and participates in guidance and educational programs.
  • Develops, implements and evaluates policies, standards and programs that supports unit/departments.
  • Develops and submits budget strategies and capital budgets for the unit/departments.
  • Uses forecasted budget to guide expenditure decisions.
  • Initiates activities to enhance revenues and support cost reduction and containment activities.
  • Demonstrates empathy, intentionally works to put others at ease. QualificationsExperience:
    • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of clinical nursing experience of which 2 to 3 years must have been in management capacity.Education/Certification:
      • Bachelor's in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing required. Effective 9/1/19 if applicant does not have a BSN - must be enrolled in accredited BSN program with scheduled date of completion.Master's Degree in Nursing and/or related field, preferred.
      • Certification in clinical specialty or nursing administration, preferred.
      • Current RN license or current license deemed acceptable by the Kansas State Board of Nursing.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
        • Requires strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
        • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Keywords: Ardent Health Services, Topeka , Nursing Director, Emergency Room, Executive , Topeka, Kansas

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