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Assists the Department Director in planning, directing and coordinating the operational, financial and personnel activities of the designated departments. Provides clinical and operational leadership for areas assigned
Responsibilities: Leadership Competencies:
A. Leads Self: Foundational knowledge of the master competencies B. Leads Team: Ability to manage and direct team and unit operations C. Leads PHS: Ability to achieve results a. Performance Dimensions
Managing the Business:
1. Human resources: Manages the processes of recruitment, interviewing, and selection of candidates 2. Orientation of new staff: Overseeing the outcomes of orientation processes and retention of new hires. Addresses areas of opportunity to meet organizational goals. 3. Labor Laws: Facilitates and holds accountabilities to supporting an environment maintaining compliance with state and federal labor laws. 4. Process Improvement: Drives the monitoring and interventions to achieve results including quality indicators/targets, utilization of performance tools to improve processes and outcomes, optimizing patient safety, maintaining a continuous regulatory ready environment, and optimizes communication between all work groups. 5. Foundational thinking: Uses analytical, data-driven techniques for decision-making processes that will structure work models and support evidence-based practice 6. Technology: Proficient in using computer based skills/applications, clinical based technologies supporting patient care including electronic medical record, medication management, integrates technology into patient care processes and to support work systems. Support environment and staffing to provide a ¿super-user¿ environment for enhancing technical learning into at the point of care performance. 7. Strategic management: Contributes to or drives work plans to achieve optimal patient care and organizational results to the point of care, written reports of outcomes, presentation to key business audiences. 8. Clinical practice knowledge: Has understanding of nursing and care processes supporting clinical care practice in service area(s). 9. Financial management: Drives financial components of unit operations including budget creation, monitoring, analyzing, report variances in areas of responsibility. Responsible for achieving established target.
1. Human resource leadership skills: Manages staff performance including evaluations, goal setting, development plans; ability to achieve staff engagement and satisfaction, mentoring. Participation in succession planning; models professional standards and behaviors. Seeks input from key clinical leadership staff. 2. Relationship management: Provides leadership at the point of care by applying communication skills that optimize active listening, inquiry; use effective dialogue, conflict management techniques, negotiation, and mediation skills for assigned areas. Maintains open, collaborative relationships with key stakeholders and healthcare partners. 3. Diversity: Maintains and holds staff accountable for an environment that upholds the cultural/population specific standards for those served; maintain an environment that upholds a diverse workforce. 4. Shared decision making: Advocates and supports the process of shared governance and shared decision-making.
1. Professional and personal accountability: Role models the value of continuous learning including academic advancement, continuing education, and maintains currency on current care practices. Actively involved in performing annual self-assessment and on-going development action plan. 2. Career Planning: Assesses career planning/goals and develops/implements continuous learning and activities to support goal path. 3. Personal Journey: Actively reflects on continuous learning activities, utilizes action-learning techniques to identify and act on areas of strength and opportunities. 4. Reflective Practice: Incorporates and role models integrity, ability to maneuver ambiguity, seeks and acts on the potential within self and others, supports and fosters C.A.R.E.S. behaviors, supports a just culture.
C.A.R.E.S. Behaviors: Provides in the moment leadership at the point of care and supports, fosters, and holds self and staff answerable to C.A. R. E.S. behaviors (Continuous learning, accountability, respect/respond, environmental safety, and superior outcomes).
Professional Practice Model:
1. Synergy Model: Within the patient care environment manages staff performance and accountabilities to incorporate (1) Clinical judgment and action, (2) Patient advocacy, (3) Caring practices, (4) Collaboration within the interprofessional team, (5) Systems thinking, (6) Response to diversity, (7) Facilitation of learning, and (8) Clinical Inquiry.
Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) plus match, CME allowance, Sign on bonus, Relocation assistance, Life insurance, Medical Malpractice coverage plus tail insurance, vacation time, short term/long term disability coverage, reimbursement for NM License, DEA and CSR