Functions at the senior nursing leadership level to provide effective leadership and coordinates leaders to deliver nursing care, treatment, and services. Assumes an active leadership role with the ASC governing bodies, senior leadership, medical staff, management, and other clinical leaders in its decision-making structure and process. Responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the overall operations of Nursing/Patient Care Services (i.e., Pre-Op, PACU, Step-down, OR, etc). Ensures compliance with patient care quality standards as it relates to the care provided to all patients. Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in Continuous Quality Improvement activities. Assures competency of all nursing personnel. Assists formulating the budget and maintains efficient and effective departmental operations while requiring compliance with all accreditation bodies, state, federal, and local regulations laws, standards, and protocols.
Essential Job Duties
· Responsible for the overall caregiver clinical care in the Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC).
· Responsible for implementing, maintaining and monitoring standards of care and attainment of organizational goals.
· Manages professional development and conduct, supports leadership and development, and mentors nursing leaders.
· Manages work of ASC nurse managers to ensure safety, quality of care, meet training and educational needs of clinical staff, clinical competency, event review and compliance.
· Models and fosters an environment of clinical professionalism.
· Facilitates collaborative problem solving among interdepartmental disciplines.
· Provides direction for budget, goals and KPIs.
· Accountable for advancing the ASC’s capabilities in clinical-based fundamentals of care.
· Creates a culture of continuous process improvement to deliver our vision of extraordinary care, while promoting consistency and strategic direction. Develops culture of safety which drives best practices.
· Master's Degree in Nursing. Degree must be obtained through an accredited institution. Education is verified.
· Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.
· Active Utah Nursing Licensure,
· Progressive healthcare leadership experience.
· Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
· Effective conflict resolution skills to work effectively with difficult issues.
· Experience with change management and leading in the adaptation and implementation of new processes or technology that enhance safety.
· Ten years of progressive healthcare leadership experience.
· Experience developing business in new markets
· Previous experience in ASC local, regional, or leadership operations (5 years),
· Experience working in a complex health system (e.g., hospitals, ambulatory clinics, post-acute care).
· Experience in the development and implementation of clinical and business quality improvement initiatives.
Interact with others requiring employee to communicate information.
See and read computer monitors and documents.
Remain sitting, standing or bending for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.
Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy (e.g., frequent computer use and typing, accessing needed information, office equipment, telephones).
Internal Number: R16712
About Intermountain Healthcare
Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 24 hospitals (includes "virtual" hospital), a Medical Group with more than 2,400 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 160 clinics, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.