Under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) provides for the assessment, design, implementation and direction of systematic and comprehensive internal hospital education and magnet programs. This position requires providing managerial/administrative supervision to departments which provide care/service to critically ill patient populations in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional and/or developmental age of the individual served.
Assists CNO in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling all functions of Patient Care Services. Participates in the Medical Center’s Executive Leadership Team in the absence of the CNO and upon request for assigned projects. Participates in executing administrative decisions as these functions relate to and impact the provision of total patient care. Works collaboratively and cooperatively with all colleagues, divisions and with members of the Medical Staff to accomplish the strategic goals and to achieve and enhance the mission of the Medical Center. Creates and maintains an ambiance that encourages, practices and exudes the best efforts of professional Nursing Standards. Promotes efficiency through sound and effective cost measures with a primary focus on providing quality health care. May direct overseas assigned patient care and support areas to include the supervision of other manager(s), supervisors and support staff.