Jefferson Health in South Philadelphia is currently hiring a Nursing Director of Patient Care Services for Jefferson Methodist Hospital. Jefferson Methodist Hospital is a part of our Center City Division and only 2 miles south of the main hospital. The RN Director will report directly to the Divisional Chief Nursing Officer and will be responsible for all Medical Surgical, Telemetry, Intermediate, and Critical Care Units at Jefferson Methodist Hospital and will collaborate closely with Center City Division Vice Presidents for Emergency and Surgical Services. This role serves on the senior team for Jefferson Methodist Hospital and is the site leader for nursing services.
The Nursing Director of Patient Care Operations for Jefferson Methodist Hospital is a Registered Nurse who organizes, manages, and provides oversight for the financial, human, and other resources for nursing operations at Jefferson Methodist Hospital. The Nursing Director creates a collaborative and efficient work environment with a focus on quality standards and the provision of quality patient care.
To be successful in this role, candidates will need to have strong relationship building skills across a diverse workforce. An ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, demonstrate a strong ability to work with a team, have an in-depth knowledge of the health care industry, and will have an excellent ability to lead and develop personnel.
Essential Functions include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for the staffing and administration of patient care services throughout the organization.
Supervise the caliber of treatment and quality of patient care. Committed to the development and implementation of innovative strategies to recruit and retain quality nursing and patient care personnel influenced by current market trends and environmental factors.
Maintain and promote effective communication within the department and other departments to meet organizational goals.
Take fiscal responsibility for patient care services by continually monitoring budget revenues and expenses, and labor analytic reports and takes action as needed
Engage, motivate, and influence staff to be active participants in patient care and staff activities
Lead strategic initiatives that promote growth and expansion of services in the Patient Care Department
Interact with coworkers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of Jefferson Health.
Minimum Qualifications include:
DNP (or current enrollment in DNP Program) preferred
Master’s Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or related field required
Ten (10) years’ nursing experience
Five (5) years’ experience of hospital clinical practice
Five (5) years’ experience as a Nursing Leader (Manager, Director, etc.)
Ability to provide effective leadership for the Department of Nursing and Patient Care Division
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 full and part-time students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education.... Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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