NOW HIRING! DIRECTOR OF WOMENS HEALTH SERVICES - L&D in Palmdale, CA
Location: Palmdale, CA
Job Type: Direct
Essential Job Duties:
The Director of Women's Health Services assesses, plans, implements and evaluates delivery of patient care with 24 hour responsibility for total management of the Women's Health Services Department. Provides administrative direction for development and evaluation of all nursing personnel, and maintains operational aspects of the patient care unit in collaboration with support services. Contributes to nursing and the hospital through support of philosophy and objectives, educational and research efforts.
Accountable to assure that HCAHPS, patient, employee, and physicians satisfaction scores are all in acceptable ranges. Accountable for building and directing teams to improve core measures and other Joint Commission initiatives. Has ongoing dialogue with nurses both one on one and in regularly scheduled staff meetings. Is proactive in identifying needs of the unit and staff, resolves issues to improve patient care, and supports nursing leadership direction. Is a positive reactor assuring new initiatives and practices are followed consistently without bias.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, patients, and the public. Excellent computer skills, with experience in Microsoft Office products required Mathematical Skills Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations Reasoning Ability Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical/clinical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables
MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE