Reports to the Vice President, Nursing. Ensures delivery of quality patient care by organizing, directing and evaluating the provision of clinical and related services. Responsible for administrative and clinical oversight of designated nursing departments and services. Performs complex analyses of productivity measures providing high level independent judgment and expertise. Oversees development, administration and management of nursing department budgets. Ensures development and implementation of policies/procedures that support the hospital mission and current service line practices. Responsible for ensuring a culturally component and inclusive culture throughout the service line. Encourages innovation in clinical practice and supports and works in collaboration with the medical staff to lead performance improvement efforts. Works with ambulatory services to create frictionless continuity of care. Role currently is responsible for Labor and Delivery, Mother Baby, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care, Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Department and Women’s Education.
Responsible through unit leaders for unit operations, staff competencies/education and patient services. Directs a staff of personnel in the achievement of clinical and administrative policies, mandates and projects. Responsible for the outcome of decisions made by management staff.
Essential Job Duties:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ensures delivery of quality patient care by working in collaboration with medical providers to establish standards of care and practice and coordinating patient care across Luminis Health.
Supports and helps encourage innovation in clinical practice, employee wellbeing and performance improvement.
Provides an environment to support staff professional development and staff engagement in nursing councils and other performance improvement or clinical teams.
Supports and encourage the clinical and leadership growth of the leaders with in Women and Children’s Services
Implements measures to ensure patient, physician and employee satisfaction meets or exceeds benchmarks.
Establishes and implements organizational plans delineating performance expectations to area employees, either directly or by delegation.
Responsible for managing and expediting patient throughput to ensure prompt movement of patients cross the continuum of care.
Responsible and accountable for annual budget. Synthesizes activities such as assimilation of raw data, compilation of statistics and control of fiscal and production activities for the process of budgetary analysis and development.
Establishes and allocates staff resources in accordance with regulatory guidelines utilizing productivity measures, patient acuity and budgetary indicators as primary benchmarks.
Works in collaboration with the Executive Leadership Team to develop and implement the Women and Children’s Services strategic plan and business plans. Participates in the overall strategic planning, and implementation of hospital goals, objectives and mission.
Represents patient care interest through leadership roles on selected Medical Center committees.
Actively engaged with the community needs related to Women and Children’ Services, identifies gaps and works with various departments/services to address.
Works closely with the Foundation to support and encourage community donors.
Works closely and partners with the physician chair responsible for given areas.
Maintains a system of communication for advising the Vice President, Nursing on all aspects of operations.
Assumes administrative responsibilities in the absence of the Vice President, Nursing.
Required Minimum Education:
Master’s degree in Nursing or other related field
If Masters in unrelated field must have a Bachelors, Nursing
Required Minimum Experience:
The ideal candidate will have excellent clinical knowledge and interpersonal relationship and management skills evidenced by five years of progressive nursing leadership experience in a relevant acute care setting.
Licensed as Registered Nurse in Maryland or eligible
National certification in a nursing specialty or leadership
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Analytical and critical thinking skills are required to integrate and interpret data from diverse sources.
Must have the ability to develop strong relationships with all employees and medical providers and effectively communicate with employees, the medical staff, community leaders and members and healthcare and hospital management staff.
Strong interpersonal skills are required.
Must be able to engage and lead staff through innovative work and performance improvement in any aspect of clinical care or operations.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to bring high professional standards to the work place are essential.
Demonstrated commitment to patient family centered care.
Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:
There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
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MELANIE LEE: AAMC supports nurses and supports their growth. Well, you get support with your education. They have numerous nursing foundation scholarships for support.
KAITLYNN LABILLE: The reason why I have stayed here since even before I started nursing school was just the aspect of not only advancements for opportunities, there’s various learning classes here, new opportunities for growth, new opportunities for leadership.
ERICKA ANTONIO: Starting as a tech and now a nurse six years later, I think I can pretty much vouch how much this hospital has helped me personally and professionally to grow.
GREGORY SMART: So now, I’m helping the same people that are coming in that once helped me, and that feels really good.