Nursing Director Surgical Services
Virtua - Mount Holly, NJ

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Standard Hours 40.00 More information about this job: Responsibilities:

The Nursing Director for Surgical Services manages all areas within perioperative, with the exception of the OR and Sterlie Processing. Has direct supervision of assigned staff and interdisciplinary collaboration. Accountable for providing a professional practice environment, promoting shared decision-making and professional autonomy. Provides clinical and administrative leadership and expertise in area of responsibility and within the organization as a whole. Decisions and actions are based on ethical principles. Has 24 hour accountability for assigned unit.

Position Responsibilities:
Best People
Articulates and implements a compelling and actionable vision, mission, philosophy, and core values, and communicates uniformly to staff. Demonstrates leadership and accountability for all department functions and goals.

Oversees ongoing orientation and staff development.

Empowers staff to participate in decision-making. Conveys a strong sense of advocacy and support on behalf of the staff.

Drives recruitment process, selection, and retention to support Virtua's employment of the 'Best People'. Aligns clinical needs with employee skill sets and competence.

Clinical Quality and Safety
Enforces high patient care standards based on evidence and research.

Ensures Care Coordination by facilitating the interaction of nursing services with other members of the health care team.

Evaluates the quality, safety and appropriateness of care utilizing patient outcome data and takes appropriate action depending on results.

Ensures implementation of evidence based best practices across the system.
Excellent Service (Patient Satisfaction)
Responsible for service and satisfaction outcomes for patient population.
Resource Stewardship
Manage selection of staff for appropriate staffing, scheduling, and assignments

Develops, monitors and is accountable financial performance of the assigned departments

Advocates for and allocates available resources to promote efficient, effective, safe, and compassionate nursing care based on current standards of practice

Position Qualifications Required

Experience Required:
Requires 3 years recent clinical experience in Recovery
Proven competency in management and leadership skills.

Required Education:
Graduate of accredited school of nursing with current NJ RN license. BSN or Bachelor's in related field is required.
Masters Degree in related field preferred.

Appropriate certification per specialty and/or regulatory agency is required.

Maintains appropriate certification and professional organization membership. Keeps abreast of current nursing practice.

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Virtua Health is a multi-hospital healthcare system headquartered in Marlton, NJ. Its mission is to deliver a world class patient experience...