This position provides managerial and operational oversight of clinical departments. Develops, implements, and supports changes in process that support quality improvement, excellent patient care, and financial responsibility.
Provides team leadership in the delivery of coordinated, integrated patient throughput and care through the development and improvement of management and delivery systems. Ensures care is provided in a fiscally responsible manner through process improvement. Assures care is coordinated through collaboration of multiple disciplines and assures all processes are followed.
Utilizes financial management through appropriate fiscal monitoring of resources, equipment and supplies. Identifies staffing levels needed to provide safe, quality patient care. Adjusts staffing to meet changing workload projections and productivity targets.
Develops budget, ensures that targets are met, and analyzes budget variances.
Serves as a professional resource to patients, families, physicians, and staff by interpreting policies and facilitating care. Provides departmental leadership by demonstrating effective communication skills, problem solving, and proactive conflict resolution to internal and external customers in escalated situations.
Serves as a role model to improve and mentor behaviors that enhance employee and patient satisfaction. Aligns care delivery with service expectations to facilitate patient and employee satisfaction and retention.
Hires, leads, mentors, develops, and evaluates staff in a manner that promotes engagement, productivity, and ensures competencies. Mentors staff to increase clinical skills, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. Conducts individual and team goal setting, performance planning and evaluation.
Facilitates change and participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of goals, objectives, and quality management activities. Seeks and utilizes input from staff affected by change and assists them through transitional phases and processes.
Must possess a current, valid RN license in state of practice.
Must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of clinical care and operations as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelors degree in nursing, business, health care or related field.
Must possess a strong knowledge of clinical operations as normally demonstrated through 3-5 years of progressive management experience relevant to patient population. Must demonstrate excellent human relations skills and have the ability to develop working relationships with physicians, staff, patients, and families. Must have knowledge of the requirements of applicable regulatory and accreditation agencies. Excellent human relations and communication skills. May require possession of a valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.
Masters degree preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
You want to change the health care industry – one life at a time. You belong here. You’re excited to be part of the dramatic changes happening in the health care field. In fact, you thrive on change. But you also understand that excellent, compassionate patient care is the true measure of the success of these changes. You belong at Banner Health. Our award-winning, comprehensive health system includes 23 hospitals in seven western states, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, a network of physician practices and much more. Throughout our system, skilled, compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages: •Our vision for changing the future of health care gives you the opportunity to leverage your abilities to achieve something historic. •Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health. Our system also includes hospitals specializing in cancer, heart health and pediatrics. •Our many loc...ations also translate into a broad selection of exciting and rewarding lifestyle options – from the big city to the wide-open spaces. •Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible. •The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path. •Our competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.