This role provides leadership and support to the senior executive position (CNO) responsible for all nursing and other designated patient care functions/services within the hospital organization. The role will assume responsibility for assisting in assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating nursing practice on a multi-unit level. Role assumes 24/7 responsibility of Directorâ��s assigned areas. The role is accountable to support CNO to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate nursing care, competency of clinical staff, and appropriate resource management related to patient care.
Coordinates and directs the daily patient care operations of the unit.
Maintains the performance of the operational aspects of a designated unit(s) while providing mentoring and leadership support to the unit(s) staff
Delegates appropriate tasks to appropriate personnel, consistent with legal and professional guidelines and departmental standards.
Demonstrates knowledge and educates staff concerning the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of the unit, department, and hospital.
Identifies appropriate internal controls of department; provides mechanisms to monitor and enforce compliance.
Demonstrates team player mentality with highly effective team building skills.
Fosters positive relationships and maintains clear communication with all customers including, but not limited to staff, physicians, patients, and visitors.
Provides leadership, support by serving as a resource to staff, and provides direct patient care when required.
Meets job-specific, department-specific competencies, as well as any others determined by nursing leadership.
Knowledgeable and ensures compliance of JCAHO and other regulatory requirements.
Adheres to and promotes Tenet Healthcare Corporationâ��s Corporate Integrity Program.
Support SFH-Bâ��s mission, vision, values, goals and standards.
Attends all employee forums and other hospital mandatory meetings.
Participates in committees, task forces and performance improvement teams as needed. Takes an active role in identifying and improving on patient care processes.
Demonstrates proficiency in use of computers, diagnostic equipment, and patient therapeutic equipment/machines.
Demonstrates knowledge of hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
Maintains a good record of attendance and punctuality.
Works varying work hours, including 2nd and 3rd shifts, weekends, and holidays, as needed.
Role model of Target 100 standards.
Performs related duties as required.
Education Required: Academic degree in nursing
Preferred: Bachelors in Masters degree
Experience Required: 2 Years of progressive management experience in a hospital environment as a manager or full time charge nurse/related position
Professional Requirement: Must be currently licensed, certified or registered to practice profession as required by law, regulation in state of practice or policy.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Facility: Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.