Nurse Executive - Director of Patient Care Services
Shriners Hospitals for Children - Spokane
January 19, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Shriners Hospitals for Children, Spokane is in search of a Nurse Executive - Director of Patient Care Services due to our current nurse leader’s retirement.
Shriners employees enjoy a wide range of benefits with healthcare benefits beginning on day one of employment, therefore avoiding the need for COBRA. Other benefits include a choice of two medical plans, vision care, dental, life insurance, paid time off, retirement savings programs, extended illness bank, short-and long-term disability, relocation assistance and other voluntary benefits.
Shriners Hospitals for Children, Spokane is a 30-bed pediatric orthopedic hospital with 200 employees. We enjoy a work life balance second to none, which is evidenced by the years our employees work with us until retirement. We are located in beautiful Eastern Washington State with many outdoor activities just a short drive from our hospital. If you want the opportunity to live your personal mission every day of the week, then we would love to meet you.
This position is part of the Senior Leadership Team and reports directly to the hospital Administrator, and indirectly to the System Chief Nursing Officer. The individual we hire will have responsibility for Patient Care Services to include Inpatient, Outpatient, Surgery, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Radiology, Respiratory, Rehab, Care Coordination, Recreation/Child Life, Education and Infection Control/Employee Health.
Administrative authority and responsibility for patient care services, policies and procedures, evidence based nursing standards of patient care, and compliance with the Nurse Practice Act. Maintains sound organizational relationships and shared decision making with the Board of Governors, Senior Administrative Team (Administrator and Chief of Staff), physicians, department managers, and all stakeholders. As a member of the Senior Administrative Team, provides strategic recommendations for patient care services and overall hospital direction.
Develops, implements, and evaluates long and short term goals for nursing as well as for assigned departments; responsible for directing, planning, and facilitating process improvements in patient care in a safe, consistent environment that promotes quality care and optimal patient outcomes within the constraints of available resources.
BSN and a Master’s degree in a nursing-related field is required.
5+ years of experience in an acute care hospital required. 4+ years of experience as a nursing department director required. Experience in a pediatric specialty hospital strongly preferred, which may include Maternal/Child Health, Orthopedics, and/or Rehabilitation.
Recommended professional affiliations include AONE, ANA and ACHE.
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Shriners Hospitals for Children is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. The 22 locations in the United States, Canada and Mexico provide advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate. Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors. Shriners Hospitals for Children offers career opportunities to clinical and non-clinical professionals; as well as educational and research opportunities. The work environment is mission driven, high quality and provides great satisfaction to all professionals through the unique health care setting. We are an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing challenging and rewarding careers in an environment based on our corporate values – excellence, innovation, commitment, integrity, teamwork and stewardship.