Dir, Nursing Heart & Vascular
Company: Beaumont Hospitals
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: June 7, 2021
The Director of Nursing is an expert in nursing leadership.
Responsibilities include the overall direction, coordination, and
evaluation of specified clinical areas, departments, or programs.
This position carries out responsibilities in accordance with the
organization's policies and all applicable laws and regulatory
standards. Oversees and directs performance improvement activities
and ensures compliance with all regulatory standards. Competent in
American Organization of Nurse Executive (AONE) competencies.
Collaborates with the Heart and Vascular Leadership across the
system to promote best practice and innovation. This position focus
on development and implementation of initiatives that relate to
improving culture of safety, patient and staff satisfaction, and
financial sustainability. Will work collaboratively with the Chief
of Cardiology, Medical Directors, and Sr. Director of Heart &
Vascular and Imaging Services to operationalize new programs and
procedures. Participates in the System VAT for Heart and Vascular
and Heart Rhythm. Requirements include a strong Cardiology
knowledge base and management experience.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
This individual will provide nursing leadership to the following
areas: Cardiac Cath Lab; Tyner Center; Heart Rhythm Center
(Electrophysiology); Interventional Radiology; Wound Treatment
Center; Vascular Lab; Vascular Lab WB and BHC; Hyperbaric Oxygen
Treatment; Non Invasive Echo; Ultrasound BHC and ERNST;
Cardiovascular APPs, and Anticoagulation Management Services;
Nursing oversight to Radiology nursing departments; Supports
cardiology IT projects; Patient and Family Centered Care Strategy
for Heart and Vascular services.
- Communication and Relationship Building - Demonstrates
effective communication and relationship management. Able to
positively influence behaviors and work with diverse populations.
Engages staff and others in shared decision-making. Promotes
decisions that are patient-and family-centered.
- Knowledge of the Health Care Environment - Maintains knowledge
of current nursing practice and patient care delivery systems and
innovations. Serves as a change agent when patient care
work/workflow is redesigned. Ensures compliance with the State
Nurse Practice Act, State Board of Nursing regulations, regulatory
agency standards and policies of the organization. Supports all
patient safety initiatives including the design of safe clinical
systems, processes, policies and procedures. Monitors all clinical
activities for risks. Supports a non-punitive reporting environment
(JUST Culture). Ensures staffs are competent and trained in their
role in patient safety. Determine patient care quality improvement
goals and objectives for areas of responsibility. Utilize research
for the establishment of standards, practices and patient care
models. Determine and allocate nursing resources based on
measurement of patient acuity/care needed.
- Leadership - Utilizes foundational thinking skills to
critically analyze organizational issues and plan for change.
Serves as change agent, assisting others in understanding the
importance, necessity, impact and process of change. Supports staff
and managers during change. Able to adapt leadership style to
situational needs. Uses systems thinking to synthesize and
integrate divergent viewpoints for the good of the organization.
Identifies succession planning issues and establishes action plans.
Serves as a professional role model and mentor to future nursing
- Professionalism - Creates an environment that facilitates the
team to initiate actions that produce results. Ensures that nurses
are actively involved in decisions that affect their practice. Role
models the perspective that patient care is the core of the
organization's work. Creates an environment for and integrates high
ethical standards and core values into everyday work activities.
Creates an environment in which professional growth and personal
growth is an expectation. Holds self and others accountable for
actions and outcomes.
- Business Skills - Formulates objectives, goals and specific
strategies related to mission and vision for areas of
responsibility. Measures and analyzes performance from the
learning, growth, business process, patient / family and financial
perspectives. Analyzes financial statements and manages financial
resources for areas of responsibility. Educates managers and
patient care team members on financial implications of patient care
decisions. Participates in workforce planning and employment
decisions. Promotes and evaluates employee satisfaction. Assists
managers in selecting top talent, matching organizational needs
with appropriate skill sets. Assists in the development and
implementation of recruitment and retention strategies.
Demonstrates competency in information management and technology.
Utilizes hospital database management, decision support, and expert
system programs to access information and analyze data from
disparate sources for use in planning for patient care processes
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
- Education / Training: Master's Degree in Nursing or related
field required. Proven track record of success, High
Accountability, Ability to excel in fast-paced dynamic environment
requiring significant multi-tasking skills. Excellent verbal, and
written communication skills, including public speaking. Ability to
integrate and engage all stakeholders in business processes.
- Work Experience: Experience in Nursing Leadership minimum of
five years; Interventional cardiology experience preferred.
- Certification, Licensure, Registration: Michigan Licensure as
- Other Qualifications: Interpersonal skills sufficient for the
effective leadership and direction of interdisciplinary groups,
professional and technical staff. Working knowledge of
TJC/MDPH/CMS/OSHA/HCFA standards. Analytical abilities adequate for
the planning and direction of hospital performance improvement and
clinical quality initiatives. Problem solving skills essential to
the development of creative solutions in an unstructured setting.
Strong communication skills as demonstrated in verbal and written
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