Job Description



Must have BSN at time of hire and four years of experience in management in role. MSN or Ph.D strongly preferred. Must have national Certification in a related field as determined by the respecrtive VP within 1 year of acceptance of the position (time frame for completion of the certification will also be determined by the VP).  Two (2) years of clinical experience in specialty area.  Member of at least one (1) professional nursing organization. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have and maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California.  Must have and maintain current BLS certification or obtain within orientation process, prior to hands-on patient care.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence if required. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer skills.

Under the general direction of the VP Patient Care Services and guidance of the Medical Director,  the Director of DP/SNF is responsible for the overall operational and financial management of the department. The Director is a liaison between medical, nursing, and administrative staff, and is responsible for utilizing available resources to establish and maintain an integrated direction towards personalized, quality patient care.

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:
The participant integrates their department’s services with the Hospital’s primary functions and overall plan for care delivery and other departments. The participant develops and reviews annually house-wide and unit specific policies and where appropriate coordinate policies with other primary functions and/or departments. The participant achieves and documents desired staffing to patient ratios within targeted goals. The participant determines the qualifications and competence of department personnel who provide patient care services and who are not licensed independent practitioners.  The participant is involved directly and/or supports subordinate participation in the Employee Performance and Improvement process as measured by active participation in Quality Council activities annually, recommends capital equipment and physical space and resources appropriate to patient care needs and selects, orients, evaluates performance and competency of outside contractors and vendor services.
 

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