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Director Inpatient Nursing and Respiratory Care

Company: Lifespan
Location: Providence
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Summary:The Administrative Director Inpatient Nursing and Respiratory Care reports to the Senior Vice President Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer. Plans directs and evaluates site-specific inpatient and respiratory care services. Directs the development implementation and continuous evaluation of organized and integrated programs for all inpatient nurses. Focuses on achieving successful programmatic development to support and maintain Magnet designation status.Responsibilities:Develops and recommends short and long-term goals for inpatient nursing and respiratory care services at The Miriam Hospital in consideration of Lifespan---s mission its values and key business objectives. Provides sponsorship to the function by identifying resources required to achieve the operating results and advocates for them during resource allocation. Develops recommends implements and monitors capital and operating budgets for The Miriam Hospital inpatient nursing and respiratory care. Directs the effective utilization of resources (people financial material and equipment) to meet established goals and objectives of Lifespan and The Miriam Hospital. Establishes operating priorities to ensure activities support the organization's strategies while maintaining fiscal responsibility. Ensures effective recruitment selection development and evaluation of managerial professional and support staff to optimize achievement of goals and objectives.Plans designs develops and implements customer-focused coordinated delivery of inpatient nursing and respiratory care. Collaborates and consults with peers and colleagues by defining functional standards and translating them into usable applications and/or care patterns. Participates in development and assessment of new programs that support the hospitals strategic goals; assesses market position and provides analysis for decision-making process; participates in the development of related business plans.Promotes effective planning and coordination of inpatient nursing and respiratory services with physicians other departments and outside agencies. Ensures all activities support established clinical standards of care meet or exceed patient care quality standards are in compliance with various regulatory agencies and consider age-specific needs of the patient populations served.Interprets implements and provides consultation for inpatient nursing and respiratory care services philosophy policy procedures and standards of practice specific to The Miriam Hospital. Develops implements and evaluates programs and services to consistently meet or exceed customer needs through effective continuous quality improvement practices. Maintains compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards.Collaborates with human resources development staff to identify needs and develop programs to provide for continuous development of staff.Serves as role model to staff by continuously demonstrating Lifespan---s values and principles. Creates and maintains effective positive customer service relationships by identifying customers and their needs ensuring the needs are met or exceeded and responding appropriately to difficult interactions and educating the staff on the importance of quality customer service. Effectively and continually communicates with the staff management and customer to facilitate the flow of information necessary to ensure the success of employees department functions and the organization. Provides for effective employee relations to promote employee-manager effectiveness and satisfaction in the workplace. Ensures compliance with human resources policies. Creates employee ownership for his/her career and success and provides staff with positive and actionable feedback to maximize the utilization and potential of the organization---s human resources.Facilitates continuous performance improvement by encouraging innovation supporting reasonable risk-taking and maintaining openness to new ideas.Maintains the advanced practitioner level of knowledge of leading edge developments in the field of nursing by participation in ongoing independent study education-related professional activities and affiliations. Participates in or leads various committees task forces and quality improvement teams as needed.Other information:PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:Effective utilization of resourcesManagement of continuous quality improvementHigh quality high value patient-focused servicesResource productivityFiscal responsibilityDevelopment and implementation of effective quality programsCustomer satisfactionPerformance improvements year-to-yearPositive feedback from peers direct reports and staffQUALIFICATIONS - EDUCATION:Bachelor---s degree in nursing from accredited college or university; Master---s degree in Nursing or related field such as healthcare administration or the equivalent. Thorough knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Rhode Island. Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island .Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes human development stages and sensitivity to cultural diversity in each step of the care process.QUALIFICATIONS - EXPERIENCE:Five years or more of progressively more responsible related experience preferably gained in a similarly diverse and operationally complex healthcare environment. Experience should demonstrate a very high level of written and oral communication skills; ability to conceptualize develop and affect quality nursing services; effective leadership/management skills and commitment to continuous quality improvement. SUPERVISION:Supervision of up to 30 leadership positions. Supervision includes hiring evaluating and counseling; responsibilities include administrative and clinical supervision.Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.Location: The Miriam Hospital USA:RI:ProvidenceWork Type: Full TimeShift: Shift 1Union: Non-Union

Keywords: Lifespan, Providence , Director Inpatient Nursing and Respiratory Care, Executive , Providence, Rhode Island

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