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.
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing preferred.
BSN or equivalent preferred.
Minimum Work Experience
A minimum of four years of current clinical nursing experience in a hospital environment in which leadership, interpersonal skills, clinical expertise, and professional creativity has been demonstrated is highly desired.
Current state licensure in nursing.
ACLS and PALS by next class offered
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Required to comply with OSHA regulations for the N95 respirator training and fit testing
Completion of all Mandatory Competencies
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