Under the leadership of the vice president of nursing, the Educational Services department director carries out the strategy and vision for the comprehensive coordination of educational programs for hospital staff, patients and the community that supports Community Hospital's strategic plan, quality commitment, and values while complying with hospital policies/procedures and applicable laws and standards.
The director is responsible and accountable for overall management of the assigned departments and service to include assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating all aspects of care/services delivered; ensuring quality programs, patient safety, and a level of customer service that strives to exceed internal and external customer expectations.
The Educational Services director develops and mentors a high-performing team for all areas of responsibility through practice of excellent employee relations, attention to employee needs (including fostering effective working relationships training, developing/coaching and evaluating), performance improvement initiatives, a collaborative environment, and initiating personnel actions, when necessary, in accordance with Human Resource policies and organization philosophy.
The director ensures financial viability by managing both applicable revenue and expenses with attention to cost management, productivity in assigned cost centers, and tactical execution of Lean concepts.
The director establishes and maintains effective working relationships with medical staff, organizational leaders, and other departments and fosters a collaborative environment with department leadership and staff in order to achieve department goals.
The director oversees user support and use of the organization's document management system (PowerDMS)
The director serves as co-chairperson of the Patient Care Committee, a multidisciplinary group aimed at the coordination of care including clinical issues that influence patient care, coordination resources, and timely communication. As co-chairperson, oversees the development and ongoing review and maintenance of patient care polices and procedures.
Minimum of five years of current clinical experience in an acute care setting. Teaching experience which includes personally developing and delivering content to clinical staff is required. Supervisory/management experience is strongly preferred.
Master's degree with clinical and/or education focus
State of CA RN license required.
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