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Job ID R1014484 Type Employee - Full Time Location Voorhees Township, New Jersey Standard Hours 40

**Previous experience as a Nursing Director or Assistant Nurse Manager preferred.**


Summary:

The Nursing Director manages one or more defined areas of nursing responsibilities.

Has direct supervision of assigned staff and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Accountable for providing a professional practice environment, promoting shared decision-making and professional autonomy.

Provides clinical and administrative leadership and expertise in area of responsibility and within the organization as a whole.

Decisions and actions are based on ethical principles.

Has 24 hour accountability for assigned unit.

Position Responsibilities:

Best People

• Articulates and implements a compelling and actionable vision, mission, philosophy, and core values, and communicates uniformly to staff. Demonstrates leadership and accountability for all department functions and goals.

• Oversees ongoing orientation and staff development.

• Empowers staff to participate in decision-making. Conveys a strong sense of advocacy and support on behalf of the staff.

• Drives recruitment process, selection, and retention to support Virtua’s employment of the Best People. Aligns clinical needs with employee skill sets and competence.

Clinical Quality and Safety

• Enforces high patient care standards based on evidence and research.

• Ensures Care Coordination by facilitating the interaction of nursing services with other members of the health care team.

• Evaluates the quality, safety and appropriateness of care utilizing patient outcome data and takes appropriate action depending on results.

• Ensures implementation of evidence based best practices across the system.

• Excellent Service (Patient Satisfaction).

• Responsible for service and satisfaction outcomes for patient population.

Resource Stewardship

• Manage selection of staff for appropriate staffing, scheduling, and assignments.

• Develops, monitors and is accountable financial performance of the assigned departments.

• Advocates for and allocates available resources to promote efficient, effective, safe, and compassionate nursing care based on current standards of practice.

Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:

Requires 3 years recent clinical experience.

Demonstrates competency in management and leadership skills.

Required Education:

Graduate of accredited school of nursing with current NJ RN license.

BSN or Bachelor's in related field is required.

Master’s Degree in related field preferred.

Effective 2/1/14, applicants must have a Baccalaureate or Master’s degree in Nursing.

Training/Certifications/Licensure:

Appropriate certification per specialty and/or regulatory agency is required.

Maintains appropriate certification and professional organization membership.

Keeps abreast of current nursing practice.

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