Jefferson Healthcare (www.jeffersonhealthcare.org) is looking for an experienced Executive Director of Nursing Operations to join our team. We are looking for a fantastic team leader who is motivated by change and thrives on collaboration. Our ideal candidate has several years of leadership experience and understands the dynamics of a critical access hospital. At Jefferson Healthcare we are inspired and driven by our incredible staff and community. If this feels like you and you'd like the chance to be a part of it, please apply now!
This position has overall authority and responsibility for leadership, direction and administration of direct patient care activities and nursing practice to the Emergency Department (ED), Nursing Support Services, Family Birth Center (FBC), Acute Care Unit (ACU), and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
The Executive Director of Nursing Operations develops strategies and accountabilities that lead to the alignment, standardization and ongoing improvement of driving a high reliability organization. The Executive Director is responsible for evaluating, designing, implementing and coordinating clinical care delivery systems to achieve excellence in quality care outcomes and efficiency in system processes. S/he will be accountable for executing all identified clinical care projects, as well as leading clinical and organizational teams. S/he will directly manage the leadership for the ICU/ACU/FBC, ED, Express, and Nursing Support Services including clinical peer feedback, clinical policy and procedures, and clinical productivity.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops plans to execute on the clinical care related strategies and programs.
Develops and implements common standards, protocols, policies and procedures for alignment of clinical care across their departments.
Active participants in mentoring, developing aspiring and future nursing leaders
Assists in prioritization of projects and tasks as well as participates in process standardization
Identify creative solutions to address current and future clinical care issues.
Ensures all of their departments work in accordance with established standards of practice, policy and regulatory requirements supporting best practice patient flow strategies and appropriate staffing.
Maintains awareness of all units and patient activity
Identifies and investigates competency themes associated with overall patient care within the departments. Develops and administers corrective measures to ensure safe, quality and efficient patient care. Reviews Quantros and works with leaders on evaluating and intervening on concerns. Elevates concerns as needed to C.N.O.
Considers the impact of decisions on the organization as a whole
Collaborates with other departments to assure coordination of care and collaboration that supports safe handoffs/transitions of care.
Ensures compliance with nursing standards and clinical practice within the departments.
Oversees development of policies and procedures in partnership with direct reports for use within each multiple department. Revises policies and procedures as needed ensuring the appropriate policies are in place and up to date.
Collaborates with leaders and is ultimately responsible for the preparation of annual budgets for capital equipment, personnel, supplies, and other departmental costs.
Ensures all department leaders adhere to operational budget. Monitors key components of salary expenses (overtime, vacancies, external staffing), supplies and other expenses. Regularly provides feedback to leaders regarding financial efficiencies and works on improving financial performance.
Participates and leads multi-department improvement activities
Maintains current knowledge of policies and regulatory guidance for local, state, and federal laws and regulations applicable to each department.
Fosters a high-performing culture of excellence that drives employee engagement and provides highly reliable, safe, high quality patient care.
Partners with providers in ED/Express, CRNA's, ED and hospitalists
Actively participates on Hospital committees and teams and communicates/collaborates with nursing leaders to drive performance.
Represents Jefferson Healthcare at appropriate community meetings.
Assists with training as requested.
Serves as content expert to employers, physicians, educational institutions, and community organizations.
Required Education and/or Experience
Current Washington state RN license in good standing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing required, Masters in Nursing or related field preferred
Ten (10) years of progressive nursing leadership experience required
Full time, exempt position
If you are looking to work with an exceptional team of professionals, we encourage you to consider Jefferson Healthcare. Work where your talent is truly appreciated.
Our salary is competitive and we offer a generous benefits package of medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans, personal time off and more.
To apply for this position and future positions, please visit our website at www.jeffersonhealthcare.org and select "Careers" located on the "About Us" tab. This position will remain open until filled.
An updated resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.
This position may be eligible for a recruitment and/or relocation bonus.
Who We Are
Jefferson Healthcare is one of the Top Employers on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula and in close proximity to Seattle, Victoria, BC and Vancouver. We are a DNV accredited, 5 Star rated 25-bed Critical Access Hospital with six rural health clinics and a wide scope of specialty services; we provide exceptional care for more than 25,000 residents of East Jefferson County. We have numerous accreditations and awards and are recognized as Achieving Best Care by the Washington State Hospital Association.
Port Townsend has been named as one of the coolest small towns in America ... with good reason. There are festivals almost every weekend, endless recreational/hiking/skiing/sailing activities, great places to eat, and a strong and vibrant community feel. National Geographic calls Port Townsend "one of the most sophisticated places west of Seattle" and we continue to receive awards year after year, such as 50 Safest Cities in Washington (Safewise.com), and 16 Best Places to Live in the US in 2015 (nearby Port Angeles by Outdoors Magazine). Come check us out!
About US – Jefferson Healthcare Jefferson Healthcare is the only ISO 9000 accredited system on the northern Olympic Peninsula and is also DNV accredited while operating as a fully integrated health care system. The hospital is a 25-bed, critical access care hospital that has complete coverage by 24 hour hospitalists, has top rated surgical services and includes an emergency room, lab services, swing bed unit, the latest in digital imaging including new 3D mammography equipment and a comprehensive array of physical, speech and occupational rehabilitation therapies.Jefferson Healthcare was one of the first five hospitals in the Washington to be designated Baby Friendly by the World Health Organization. Jefferson Healthcare has a full service orthopedic clinic and an oncology clinic administering infusion services of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and other treatments. The Medical Short Stay includes wound care, sleep medicine, Coumadin and anti-coagulation services. We provide Wellness programs, a broad range of support groups and community education programs.Jefferson Healthcare has nine clinics throughout the county and a nationally recognized award winning Home Health service provide...r and Hospice office. The primary care clinics are located near the hospital in Port Townsend and in Port Ludlow and Quilcene. The primary care clinics provide pediatrics, family medicine, obstetrics, women’s health, and urgent care. We also have a Specialty Clinic that provides pulmonary care, urological surgery and pelvic floor reconstruction and cardiology care services.Jefferson Healthcare has been recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization.Jefferson Healthcare is a public hospital district providing services to residents of east Jefferson County. It is operated as a municipal corporation with five elected commissioners who oversee the district’s operations.