The assistant nursing director collaborates with the nursing leadership in planning, goal setting, developing department budgets, and coordinating supplies/equipment, nurse staffing, and nursing care/service to carry out the department's responsibilities in an efficient and effective manner in conjunction with and support of Community Hospital's strategic plan.
The assistant nurse director is responsible and accountable for assigned tasks such as supervising the department's daily nursing operations, including but not limited to, being a resource and role model to nursing staff for problem resolution with issues with patient care, service delivery, safety, supplies, equipment, computer software, and customer concerns.
The assistant nurse director ensures nursing staff have the appropriate orientation/training and competence for the care/service provided and that all staff adhere to Exceeding Expectations standards for professional conduct. This is achieved through supportive training, coaching, developing, evaluating staff performance, policy/procedure enforcement, and corrective action, if necessary.
The assistant nurse director plays a major role in supporting quality initiatives through ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, collection and analysis of quality and performance improvement data, assisting with development of future performance improvement targets and quality initiatives, and development or revision of department nursing policies and procedures, as needed.
The assistant director supports financial viability with attention on expenses, revenue, utilization and productivity in assigned cost centers, and tactical execution of Lean concepts.
Must have at least three years of experience as an RN in an inpatient rehabilitation or acute care hospital. One year of previous nursing management experience in inpatient rehabilitation or acute care hospital nursing management is preferred within the past three years.
Bachelor's degree, CRRN (certified rehabilitation registered nurse) is preferred. Functional Independence Measure (FIM) competency must be met within ninety (90) days of hire and maintained by retesting every six (6) months
State of CA RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required. FIM certification must be obtained within one (1) year of hire and certification renewed every two (2) years.
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