Under the direction of the Director of Nursing Operations and in conjunction with department directors/nurse managers the House Director is responsible for personnel management, interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures, staff mix allocation and coordination of bed management in order to support and enhance patient care. Collaborates with department directors/nurse managers to guide staff/physicians in the process of problem resolution. Serves as an administrative representative in off shifts.
Demonstrates the ability to communicate the hospital’s mission, vision and values, as well as departmental goals, to all staff
Provides leadership and guidance to other leaders and staff in goal setting, problem solving, resource management, and outcome achievement.
Is knowledgeable of performance objectives for nursing operations and can discuss indicators and outcomes
Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy work environment by modeling the desired behaviors and encouraging those in others
Demonstrates the ability to cope with and manage change, as well as help others do the same.
Collaborates with other departments to create systems and problem solve ongoing issues that impact departmental/organizational goals and/or patient care delivery.
Demonstrates knowledge of fiscal accountability for departmental resources and the ability to achieve outcomes with allocated resources.
Maintains knowledge of patient satisfaction scores and incorporates that data into achieving departmental goals.
Demonstrates a clear understanding of regulations applicable to patient care and/or other department functions.
Maintains current clinical knowledge relative to age and technology of patients from newborn throughout life span and keeps current with hospital policies/procedures.
Provides for the safety of hospital personnel.
Manages patient placement, facilities, and resources.
Provides information and professional support to staff.
Serves as a role model and resource for staff.
Represents nursing and hospital administration on the off‑shifts.
Participates in the development of nursing staff.
Minimum Work Experience
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities