This position is the acute care nursing leader under the direction of the facility administrator and Regional Chief Nurse Executive and as such, is responsible for monitoring the standard for nursing practice and patient care. This position is responsible for the full scope of nursing services within the organization, leadership in planning, directing, coordinating, providing and improving patient care services consistent with hospital policies, objectives and standards for quality nursing care, and oversight of for achieving financial and strategic objectives. MH – St. Charles Hospital is a community hospital; (320 beds) and MH – St. Anne is a community hospital; (75 bed).
Essential Job Functions
Lead in a changing environment with focus on stabilization of daily operational issues while remaining in alignment with the Strategic Plan and uses Best Practice principles and nursing research to promote professional nursing practice connecting the continuum of care.
24-hour responsibility and accountability for the delivery of professional nursing care and the allocation of resources for the assigned areas of responsibility and overall nursing care delivery.
Achievement of clinical outcomes, productivity/outcomes measure, and adherence to nursing practice standards.
Implement quality improvement plans, which are unit specific and achieve continuous improvements using measurable monitoring tools and processes.
Cultivating and perpetuating a culture that embraces and exemplifies nursing professional practice and leadership excellence.
Fiscally accountable to design and achieve budget through cost reductions and revenues enhancements; initiate proactive interventions that achieves continuity of care across the continuum.
Create quality initiatives that support competency of resources, safe environment, regulatory expectations and a reduction of risks with unique plans for all areas of nursing practice; knowledgeable of all regulatory expectations and achieves regulatory compliance for nursing.
Develop manpower plans based on objective data; initiate standardization of safe, staffing plans; minimize risk management vulnerabilities. Required to understand the complexities of union environments.
Collaborate with finance and site leadership to design and achieve budget-revenue targets.
Advance the practice of nursing by implementing best practice interventions; use data measures to improve clinical outcomes for groups of targeted patient population; support and use nursing research; implement structures and processes for caregivers to influence improvements in their practice.
Master of Science in Nursing
Certified Registered Nurse
5+ years related experience including 3-5 years’ management and/or leading others.
Internal Number: R017346
About Bon Secours Mercy Health
Two mission-focused systems have joined together to form Bon Secours Mercy Health. Upon completion of our merger, our new system includes 43 hospitals serving 7 states on the East Coast. Our mission to extend the compassionate ministry of Jesus by improving the health and well-being of our communities and bring good help to those in need will continue to be carried out by the hearts and hands of our combined 57,000 employees daily. This is an exciting time for our ministry as it allows those continuing in their role as well as those new to the organization to create policies and set the standard for our new system that is ranked as one of the top 20 health systems in the nation.