Provides leadership, management and direction to continually improve the profession of nursing and patient care within the George Washington University Hospitals Service Excellence Standards. The Director is responsible for nursing care within assigned areas. Responsible for nursing quality programs that are outcome oriented and will develop and implement programs/plans in accordance with government regulations, licensing and accreditation requirements that effectively utilize resources to reach the organizations short and long term strategic goals/objectives/mission.
This position is responsible for all Medical/Surgical Units:
GW Hospital is a Quaternary facility and a Level I Trauma Center.
MS in nursing or Master s degree in related field preferred
Over 5 years of progressive nursing management experience in an acute care setting. Preferred over 8 years of progressive nursing management experience in an acute care setting.
Certification in specialty preferred
Demonstrated working knowledge nursing clinical practices and management.
Demonstrated proficiency with common computer based applications such as electronic mail, word processing and various databases, whether PC, network or mainframe based.
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to adapt to multiple and changing priorities
Knowledge of principles and practices relevant to clinical nursing specialty practice.
Demonstrated experience with Nursing Quality and Patient Safety programs and practices.
Demonstrated knowledge of effective management and supervisory practices.
Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
Interpersonal skills to foster a collaborative environment between staff members. Able to achieve operational goals though influence and expert change management skills. Demonstrates leadership abilities that contribute to a positive work environment. Promotes mutual respect and professionalism in working relationships.