The role will manage a team of 2 direct reports and 250 indirect reports with 86 inpatient beds, 6 outpatient for HOPE Unit/observations and had 2406 Mental Health admissions in 2018.
WHY THIS POSITION IS UNIQUE:
•Opportunity to join an upper Midwest magnet designated facility (only 7% of hospitals have this status) – meaning the quality of care exceeds the rest of the nation. Named in the top 100 hospitals in the country and are the premier facility ranking number one as the largest provider of mental. The chosen candidate will join an organization where mental health is very much supported, valued and invested in, from all levels of leadership.
•Unique opportunity to provide leadership development within a supportive framework and be involved in the treatment planning process with the patients from beginning to end. The Mental Health department has a huge footprint within the hospital and the environment is one of cohesiveness, congeniality and very therapeutic with great providers and collaborators.
•Environment of growth, ability to learn and opportunity for advancement within the system’s established service lines. This role is seen as a leadership role within the system.
•Broad influence and impact – As part of the leadership team, this role will have unique interactions and influence on a large scale. You will work closely with medical staff, health system leaders, and the community to plan and implement health care strategies to address the mental health needs of the community and state.
•Trajectory and career growth – Open trajectory with experience in mental health as well as experiences within the “hospital proper” with the ability to move from this role to a service line VP. With strong performance, the culture and leadership of the system will enthusiastically support your continued personal and professional growth.
THE CANDIDATE WE SEEK:
The selected candidate will be an inspirational leader who is deeply connected to the healing mission. You will have a history of recognizing and developing top talent and creating exceptional teams through your servant / leader approach. You will also combine your thoughtful, compassionate persona with a strategic, analytical mindset toward performance, metrics measurement and continuous improvement.
Our candidate will have demonstrated the ability to effectively utilize their unique set of leadership intrinsics through a proven history of progressive success in complex hospitals, preferably as part of an integrated healthcare system.
Prior experience must include director level leadership in a well-established mental health program. Additional experience preferably working in a magnet designated hospital with an organized employee population.
CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Experience •2 years Director level managing the direct patient care experience in acute mental health care setting •5 years leadership/management experience in acute healthcare setting •BSN/BAN required. •Master’s degree in nursing or relevant area required •At least one degree must be in nursing DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES: •Provides strategic and operational leadership for the planning, implementation and improvement of systems and processes that support patient care delivery •Promotes evidence-based practice, and excellence in patient care, patient safety and patient experience in areas of accountability •Supports staff engagement at all levels •Promotes communication and relationships with key stakeholders to ensure that goals for patient care are met in an efficient and effective manner •Prepares and manages the annual budget, including projecting personnel and supply costs and recommending capital expenditures in areas of accountability, analyzes and manages monthly financial performance against budget •Oversees all personnel and human resources related activities including hiring, staffing, termination, performance appraisal, salary action, promotion, development, and labor relations •Identifies and implements performance improvement opportunities •Manages information; acquires, updates and reconciles data as needed to monitor and analyze results, and assure compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements and standards •Collaborates on system-wide, Clinical Service Line, and Unity-wide initiatives, goals and objectives •Assures that employees have gained the knowledge and skills necessary to perform safely and effectively in their roles
CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Experience •2 years Director level managing the direct patient care experience in acute mental health care setting •5 years leadership/management experience in acute healthcare setting •BSN/BAN required. •Master’s degree in nursing or relevant area required •At least one degree must be in nursing Skills •Competency in leadership skills as demonstrated through experience and outcomes •Ability to direct nursing practice activities that support a professional practice environment and interdisciplinary collaboration •Excellent communication skills •Knowledge of current best practice approaches to patient care delivery and processes •Understanding and promotion of the roles of nursing across the continuum of patient care •Demonstrated competency in financial resource management and benchmarks of staffing effectiveness •Strategic planning skills to direct and collaborate on program development and systems and process improvements
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