This job opportunity is for a Childrens Director of Nursing
Full Time Days
No Holiday Coverage
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Oversight and responsibility for (21 bed) PICU, (8 bed) Peds Hem/Onc and (25 bed) Peds units.
Plans, directs and coordinates the operational, financial and personnel activities of designated departments.
Performs personnel management functions including hiring, coaching, counseling, evaluating, and terminating.
Maintains a shared governance model on the unit and supports/participates in the system wide councils.
Develops, implements, and monitors standards based practice and assures quality care is delivered to all patients.
Interacts and coordinates activities with a variety of health care agents, regulatory agencies, and vendors.
Prepares, implements and monitors department operating and capital budgets.
Facilitates effective communication between administration, staff, physicians, other departments, patients, families, and the general public.
Participates in conflict resolution as necessary and acts as an effective problem solver.
Exemplifies a high standard of leadership qualities and professionalism.
Mentors the staff in developing and achieving professional goals.
Maintains current knowledge of information in related field through seminars, workshops and publications.
Assures implementation of change projects/initiatives.
Assists in the development and implementation of the department strategic plan.
Performs other functions as required
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