Job Summary: Actively involved, at the executive level, in the leadership of the organization. Organizes and administers areas of patient care to attain the hospital's objectives established by the Governing Body. Organizes programs, policies and procedures that are developed to assess, evaluate and meet the needs of the patient. Principle Job Functions: • Implements standards of nursing practice reviewing and revising as necessary to reflect changes in nursing practice and patient population. • Addresses and supports cultural practices as long as such practices do not harm others or interfere with the planned course of medical therapy. • Communicates clear, concise and current written policies and procedures to assist the staff and minimize risk factors. • Recommends modifications, additions or deletions to nursing staffing plans to ensure reasonable hours and acceptable working conditions to provide optimal patient care coverage. • Initiates and participates in problem solving, policy forming conferences for patient care services. Maintains close coordination with all departments to insure continuity and collaboration of services. • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. • Participates with the Governing Body, management, medical staff and clinical leaders in the hospital's decision-making process. • Plans and recommends to Chief Executive Officer new facilities or equipment or modifications needed to provide patient care. • Serves as a member of professional staff committees in matters pertaining to patient care. • Participates in the Executive, Finance, Governing Body and medical staff departmental meetings. • Plans and coordinates with the Chief Financial Officer, utilizing the respective service managers for planning the budgeting requirements for personnel, performance of work, supplies and equipment.
• Responsible for cost controls to insure maximum effectiveness of funds expended from approved departmental budgets • Implements an effective, ongoing program to measure, assess and improve the quality of nursing care delivered to patients. • Assures that nursing leaders review monthly performance improvement compliance with established indicators and sees that corrective actions are taken when negative outcomes are identified. • Collaborates with hospital leaders in developing, implementing, reviewing, revising and monitoring hospital wide performance improvement activities. • Develops and implements nursing staffing plans for the organization.
• Current Registered Nurse Licensure in the state of Nebraska
• Master’s Degree in nursing, hospital administration or other related field required.
• Three years of prior management experience in a hospital or healthcare setting required.
• Five years of progressive experience in hospital nursing required.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Internal Number: 11
About Grand Island Regional Medical Center
The Grand Island Regional Medical Center is a brand new, full-service acute-care hospital set to open in the summer of 2020. Services will include maternity care, emergency services, intensive care, surgery and medical services. This physician-led facility with sponsorship from Bryan Health and Mary Lanning will have an adjacent attached medical office building.
The four-story, 175,000 square foot hospital will be a 64 bed facility and will feature vernacular influenced materials and the most-current healthcare design. It will help serve as the anchor point to the new health-centered Prairie Commons development, located at a key entry point into the city of Grand Island, Nebraska.
Grand Island Regional Medical Center currently has several exciting opportunities to join our leadership team. Ideal candidates will possess a positive, team-oriented approach to their work and will have the rare opportunity to help with the opening of a new hospital.