Director of Nursing - Perioperative Services

Apply for job    
Cleburne, TX US
Job ID:
Area of Interest:
Nursing Leadership
Job Type:
Full Time
Texas Health Cleburne

BSN Required
**Master's Preferred**

Five (5) years current hospital and management experience required

Current RN license in the State of Texas; CPR on hire

Human Resources.
• Accountable and responsible for patient care requirements and staffing needs.
• Responsible for personnel functions including staffing, performance reviews and corrective action.
• Promote professional growth and development of all employees.
• Recognize and reward individual and team accomplishments.
• Supports shared decision-making through the unit-based council in order to develop inter/intradepartmental teamwork and team goal accomplishments.
• Establish colleague relationship with physicians, unit personnel, other departments and administration.
• With staff assistance, develops annual staffing plan and evaluates plan on an on-going basis.
• Fosters reporting and discussion of staffing concerns.
• Meets target to retain personnel with the qualifications and competence to support the skill level required and the goals of the unit.
• Supports diversity objectives of the organization in hiring staff and promoting staff.
• Meets targets for time lines of performance reviews.
• Applies corrective action in a timely manner in accordance with established guidelines.
• Budgeted dollars reflect use of monies allocated for attendance at meetings and continuing education activities.
• Identifies talent/contribution of staff and establishes an informal plan for succession.
• Fosters an environment of growth and advancement.
• Meets targets related to the percentage of staff involvement in team and committee activities.
• Negotiates toward optimal resolution of issues.

Customer Satisfaction.
• Incorporate customer needs and expectations into daily operations and business planning strategies.
• Promote team building strategies and principles of group process in interaction with staff.
Describe the standards for this goal/responsibility:
• Collaborates with all customer groups (staff, physicians, patients, family, external customers) to determine customer expectations.
• In conjunction with staff evaluates customer satisfaction on a regular basis to determine customer expectations.
• Takes appropriate actions to remedy gaps in a timely manner.
• Meets annual retention KPI.
• Meets targets for overall satisfaction (i.e. employees and physicians).

Continuous Improvement.
• Develop, implement, monitor and assess processes that impact patient outcomes.
• Use benchmark data from internal and external sources to identify opportunities for improvement of care and patient safety.
• Identifies and takes action to resolve ineffective processes in collaboration with staff and other disciplines.
•Utilizes the VALUE model, makes provision for data collection, analysis and actions.
• Supports the dissemination of outcome information.
• Participates in CI activities.
• Meets unit specific quality KPI.
• Identifies opportunities to integrate evidence based practice/research findings into policy and practice guidelines.  
• Monitors and evaluates impact of evidence based practice changes on patient outcomes.

Fiscal Management
• Prepare operation and capital budgets for areas of responsibility
• Manage the approved budget and adjust strategies as needed to meet budget expectations.
• Communicate information from management reports to direct care providers.
• Identify and evaluate patient care requirements and outcomes based upon patient acuity, system and budgetary guidelines.
Describe the standards for this goal/responsibility:
• Completes budget on schedule within parameters with justifications submitted to supervisor.
• Develops action plan that addresses variance -positive and negative.
• Manages operating budget for unit effectively.
• Utilizes management reports to evaluate budget and staffing variation.
• Monitors and evaluates staffing effectiveness, productivity and total cost per unit.
• Implement strategies to meet budget expectations.
• Anticipates and coordinate action to help provide adequate staffing to meet patient needs.
• Facilitates safe, efficient unit staffing.
• Reports unresolved unit staffing issues to CSO and Admin Supervisors.
• Supports flexible scheduling to meet needs of patients and staff members.
• Forecasts needs for staffing.
• Anticipates and plans for chances in future staffing requirements.

• Plan, organize, and delegate activities as required for safe, efficient, and effective operation of peri-operative services including active participation with other hospital and leadership staff to accomplish this purpose.
• Provide resources and guidance to support the utilization of evidence based practice standards.
• Identify and utilize processes and resources that support optimal delivery of data and information to staff.
• Develops, implements and maintains current departmental/program policies and procedures that are compliant with all regular agencies.
• Meets service area KPI targets.
• Monitors compliance with policies, procedures and standards.
• Implements practice changes directed by evidence based research.
• Enables staff to participate in meaningful decision making.
• Meeting minutes reflect shared information and decision making.
• Facilitates staff attendance at meetings.

Professional Accountability
• Network with peers to share ideas and conduct mutual problem-solving.
• Recognize/communicate ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.
• Promote and demonstrate the professional image of nursing in demeanor, appearance, attitude and behavior.
• Engage in self-promotion appraisal, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional/practice development
• Obtain and/or maintain certification in nursing administration and/or specialty
Describe the standards for this goal/responsibility:
• Demonstrate involvement in professional organization.
• Participates in hospital/department/system committees.
• Attends meetings and conferences.
• Alerts appropriate individuals regarding ethical and legal concerns (i.e. Risk Manager, Compliance Officer, Admin. Team).
• Educates, promotes and evaluates appropriate use of chain of command by staff.
• Acts as a role model/mentor
• Adheres to ANA Code of Ethics.
• Compiles with hospital policies and with the Nurse Practice Act.
• Active in Reach Out THR and other community activities.
• Makes appropriate referrals to Peer Review.
• Participates in 360 degree evaluations.
• Creates development plan that identifies and addresses areas of needed growth.

Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne is a 137-bed, full-service hospital that has served Cleburne and the Johnson County area since 1986. Located about 35 miles south of Fort Worth, hospital services include surgery, women’s care, gastroenterology, orthopedics and ear, nose and throat care. The center has have over 80 physicians on its medical staff and has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer for Quality Care in a nationwide performance improvement project, an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, and designated a Pathway to Excellence® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Recognitions like these make our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.
Apply for job    

-Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. LEARN MORE

Powered by SmashFly