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Dir, Nursing Heart & Vascular

Company: Beaumont Hospitals
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


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.


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 leaders
  • 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 and systems.


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 RN
  • 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 presentation.

Keywords: Beaumont Hospitals, Royal Oak , Dir, Nursing Heart & Vascular, Other , Royal Oak, Michigan

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