The Director function is the administrative and clinical leadership of the nursing service. The Director oversees the entire nursing staff for his/her service, serving as an administrative liaison between the staff and other hospital departments, physicians, administration, etc.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assists Administrators in annual budget preparation for approval. Monitors and reviews operating budget periodically to analyze trends affecting the budget.
Ability to apply knowledge, skills and understanding of the principles, practices, methods and techniques of human resource management including coaching, counseling, and selecting and initiating corrective actions up to and including termination to ensure understanding and ongoing demonstration of the organizationâ€™s values.
Works with physicians to evaluate and enhance the patient experience. Continually evaluates the efficiency of patient flow, staffing patterns and other operations to assess opportunities for improved patient care and cost effectiveness.
Ensures that policy and procedures are followed by all staff including compliance with regulatory agencies and accrediting bodies. Communicates information to all health care team members regarding patient care and outcomes. Assists in development of plan for continuous improvement and patient care.
Promotes and provides a safe environment for staff and patients.
Work with staff and maintain high quality patient care, including making appropriate changes as warrented.
Work towards meeting all quality metrics at your departments.