Job Description

Location: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted Date: 5/6/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 4119.40000 ADMINISTRATION

The Director champions best practice and evidence-based initiatives and serves as a catalyst for change. The Director supports professional nursing practice and empowers and supports nurses to continuously improve in the delivery of safe, effective, compassionate, and efficient nursing care in collaboration with all health care disciplines. This position is responsible for participating in the strategic planning for nursing services and the realization of nursing goals. The Director ensures compliance with standards established by professional nursing organizations, national, state, and local regulatory agencies, and institutional policies and procedures. The Director is accountable for supporting professional nursing practice that upholds high standards of integrity and ethical behavior. The Director mentors others, role models professionalism, and participation in activities such as nursing organizations, nursing research, the community, and bodies that shape health care policies and practices. Listen to and honor patient and family perspectives and choices.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse accepted by Texas State Board of Nursing to engage in professional nursing Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or related field.
  • National Certification as recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center within two years of appointment
  • Three or more years of experience in the specialty area.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing procedures, processes, and acute care organizations.
  • Technical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills relevant to area in order to effectively and work collaboratively with the leadership team, executive team, and staff.
  • Certification requirements as defined by the certification policy.
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Adept using Microsoft Office, online applications.

PREFERRED

  • Bi or Multilingual.
  • Previous leadership experience.
  • Master’s Degree, DNP/PhD

Additional Information

About Steward Health Care

Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers with unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 33 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician-owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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