Executive Director, Critical Care & Emergency Department
St. Mary Medical Center
Apple Valley, California
Reporting directly to the Ministry Chief Nursing Officer, the Executive Director, Critical Care & Emergency Department has responsibility for the operation of the Professional Nursing Practice within Critical Care Services and the Emergency Department. The Executive Director, Critical Care & Emergency Department directs nursing services by approval and implementation of nursing policies, procedures, standards and staffing plans.
As a member of the nursing leadership team, s/he assumes an active leadership role interdepartmentally, with the medical staff, and act as a key representative in Critical Care Services to the community on behalf of the CNO as deemed necessary.
With a constant focus on whole person care, quality, staff and patient safety, the Executive Director, Critical Care & Emergency Department maintains standards and systems for care delivery at their ministry. These systems of care delivery promote evidence-based practice and are designed to support the management of productivity targets, patient acuity, and appropriate planning for and use of available resources.
Core Values: Demonstrates the core values of Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH): Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence, and Integrity.
Sign on bonus and full relocation benefit provided.
The ideal candidate will have the following experience/education:
Academic degree in nursing required (Bachelor’s or Master’s degree)
Master degree in Nursing or related field required (Health Administration, Business, Public Health, or management)
A minimum of five years of nursing leadership experience is required
The applicant will demonstrate progressive leadership and expertise in communication across disciplines, participative change management, managing group dynamics and managing performance improvement processes
In depth current working knowledge of clinical practice and processes
Knowledge of organizational behavior; management systems and processes; nursing practice standards; clinical practice guidelines; regulations and ethics; healthcare economics; health and public safety; trends in business practice; consumer health care issues; healthcare evaluation and outcome measures; and fiscal management and finance
Mobility to travel throughout the ministry and community.
Able to work varying hours and handle difficult situations when necessary.
Ability to clearly articulate the PSJH mission and vision
Demonstrate servant / mission driven leadership
Working knowledge of labor contracts and application to practice
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to conceptualize and implement new service delivery models
Ability to serve as a change agent supporting integration concepts
Ability to represent PSJH professionally and build collaborative relationships with various agencies or organizations
Ability to analyze data, regulations, and practices to develop progressive and compliant programs including TJC, Title 22, etc.
Ability to effectively work in a multi-entity organization including hospitals and satellite facilities
Demonstrate system thinking
Demonstrated ability to work in a complex matrixed environment
Able to articulate the Magnet® standards and expectations