Nurse Director of Inpatient Surgical: Orthopedics

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Portsmouth, NH
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 11, 2017
Job ID
200+ bed, level II Trauma Center / acute care hospital located in NH, and part of the nation’s largest provider of healthcare services, is recruiting for a Director of Nursing for their Inpatient Surgery Unit. 

Medical and Oncology Unit:
  • The unit has 27 Beds
  • The average daily census is 23
  • Patient Population:  Total Joint replacements, same day joint surgery and bariatric surgery
  • Manages the fiscal and clinical operations of assigned area(s) of responsibility and recommends sufficient number of qualified competent persons to provide care.
  • Participates in outside source selection for needed services.
  • Develops department budget in collaboration with CNO.
  • Integrates department services with the hospitals primary function maintaining communication with medical and nursing staffs, Administration, patients and their families/significant other.  Coordinates and integrates services within departments.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures that guide and support provision of services. Supervises nursing staff and assures staff competency.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment and improvement of the department’s performance.  Promotes the Quality Management program of the facility maintaining appropriate quality control programs (where applicable). Oversees and drives performance in quality metrics, patient safety and clinical excellence initiatives
  • Participates in strategic planning: Develops, markets, implements, and evaluates new services and programs recommending space and resources needed. 
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies. 
  • Required- 5 years of current nursing experience; 2 years of management experience
  • Preferred- Previous experience in Nursing Director capacity 
  • Required- Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of NH as a registered nurse