DIR OF NURSING, Owensboro Health – Owensboro, KY 42303

DIR OF NURSING
Owensboro Health 23 reviewsOwensboro, KY 42303

Provides leadership and direction for areas of responsibility. Works collaboratively with senior leadership for strategic planning.
Job Responsibilities
Develops departmental goals and objectives consistent with medical, administrative, legal and ethical requirements of the health care delivery system.
Directs and/or assist in prompt resolution of issues and complaints.
Identifies and resolves issues affecting the delivery of patient care services in assigned areas of responsibility. Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure efficient and effective delivery of health services.
Monitors and adheres to annual hospital operating budget. Approves or monitors expenditures, purchases and other actions to ensure compliance with budget guidelines.
Ensures a high level of patient care is maintained in assigned areas of responsibility through coordination and management of personnel and resources.
Uses sound business and clinical management strategies to maintain and improve quality; ensure appropriate access; meets established financial goals; and develops, implements, and communicates a service line plan,which is aligned with and supports corporate goals.
Performs job duties in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.
Organizational Responsibilities
Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization’s core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
Leadership Responsibilities
Creates and maintains a work environment that is aligned with the organization’s goals and strategies, demonstrating a unified voice and consistent message from leadership; actively supports all organizational policies and procedures in communications and interactions with staff and peers. Communicates and implements change in a positive and effective manner.
Education
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required. Master’s degree preferred.
Licensure/Certification/Registration
Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) required. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required.Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider preferred.
Work Experience
5 years progressive experience in a related field with a minimum of one year experience in a leadership rolerequired. Specialty units may prefer related work experience.
Skills and Attributes
Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works autonomously within a stressful environment.Department specific compentencies for positions are detailed in the unit/department scope of practice.
FLSA Classification
Exempt
Disclaimer
This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
Additional Position Related Details

Populations Served

Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.

Physical Requirements

Activity and Frequency:
Bending/Stooping – Frequently
Climbing – Occasionally
Keyboard Data Entry – Frequently
Kneeling – Occasionally
Lifting/Moving Patients – Frequently
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 0-25 lbs – Frequently
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 25-75 lbs – Rarely
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – over 75 lbs – Rarely
Pushing/Pulling – 0-25 lbs – Frequently
Pushing/Pulling – 25-75 lbs – Frequently
Pushing/Pulling – over 75 lbs – Frequently
Reaching – Frequently
Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements – Rarely
Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements – Frequently
Running – Occasionally
Sitting – Occasionally
Squatting – Frequently
Standing – Frequently
Walking – Frequently
Audible Speech – Frequently
Hearing Acuity – Frequently
Smelling Acuity – Occasionally
Taste Discrimination – Never
Vision: Depth Perception – Frequently
Vision: Distinguish Color – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Far – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Near – Frequently

Exposures

Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.
Provides leadership and direction for areas of responsibility. Works collaboratively with senior leadership for strategic planning.
Job Responsibilities
Develops departmental goals and objectives consistent with medical, administrative, legal and ethical requirements of the health care delivery system.
Directs and/or assist in prompt resolution of issues and complaints.
Identifies and resolves issues affecting the delivery of patient care services in assigned areas of responsibility. Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure efficient and effective delivery of health services.
Monitors and adheres to annual hospital operating budget. Approves or monitors expenditures, purchases and other actions to ensure compliance with budget guidelines.
Ensures a high level of patient care is maintained in assigned areas of responsibility through coordination and management of personnel and resources.
Uses sound business and clinical management strategies to maintain and improve quality; ensure appropriate access; meets established financial goals; and develops, implements, and communicates a service line plan,which is aligned with and supports corporate goals.
Performs job duties in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.
Organizational Responsibilities
Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization’s core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
Leadership Responsibilities
Creates and maintains a work environment that is aligned with the organization’s goals and strategies, demonstrating a unified voice and consistent message from leadership; actively supports all organizational policies and procedures in communications and interactions with staff and peers. Communicates and implements change in a positive and effective manner.
Education
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required. Master’s degree preferred.
Licensure/Certification/Registration
Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) required. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required.Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider preferred.
Work Experience
5 years progressive experience in a related field with a minimum of one year experience in a leadership rolerequired. Specialty units may prefer related work experience.
Skills and Attributes
Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works autonomously within a stressful environment.Department specific compentencies for positions are detailed in the unit/department scope of practice.
FLSA Classification
Exempt
Disclaimer
This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
Additional Position Related Details

Populations Served

Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.

Physical Requirements

Activity and Frequency:
Bending/Stooping – Frequently
Climbing – Occasionally
Keyboard Data Entry – Frequently
Kneeling – Occasionally
Lifting/Moving Patients – Frequently
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 0-25 lbs – Frequently
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 25-75 lbs – Rarely
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – over 75 lbs – Rarely
Pushing/Pulling – 0-25 lbs – Frequently
Pushing/Pulling – 25-75 lbs – Frequently
Pushing/Pulling – over 75 lbs – Frequently
Reaching – Frequently
Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements – Rarely
Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements – Frequently
Running – Occasionally
Sitting – Occasionally
Squatting – Frequently
Standing – Frequently
Walking – Frequently
Audible Speech – Frequently
Hearing Acuity – Frequently
Smelling Acuity – Occasionally
Taste Discrimination – Never
Vision: Depth Perception – Frequently
Vision: Distinguish Color – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Far – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Near – Frequently

Exposures

Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.

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