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Nurse Director - NICU - FT Days

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System (PHHS)
Location: Dallas
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that's served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It's our passion!Position: Nurse DirectorDept: Neonatal Intensive Care UnitShift: FT Days; ExemptPrimary Purpose:Responsible for the overall direction and daily operational activities of designated department including planning, budget, personnel, quality improvement, coordinating clinical services, policy development and collaboration with physicians and administration to ensure high quality, patient-centered services.Why Parkland Health?When you embark on a career at Parkland, you have the opportunity to apply your skills, and advance your career goals. Many of Parkland's specialty areas have garnered national achievements in care, research, and technological innovation. We understand that the people of Parkland are the key to our success, and we support our employees with the tools and resources they need to excel.One of the reasons we are successful is because our work environment thrives with people from a wide range of cultural, racial, and religious backgrounds and from all walks of life. When you bring your perspective to Parkland Health, you'll find an inclusive setting that supports and respects you and your talents.Be an essential part of our core purpose-the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care, and discover why Forbes named us 2022 "Best Employer by State", "America's Best Employer for New Grads", and "Best Employer for Diversity"! Job Summary:Responsible for effective fiscal management of multiple departments. Prepares the annual budget, incorporating Parkland and department goals. Periodically analyzes revenue and losses, revising budget, staffing, billing, facility access or other practices to accommodate cost effective findings. Ensures informed use of department resources through clear policies including equipment, supplies, personnel hiring/training practices and service utilization. Investigates, evaluates, and implements expertise in cost management from diverse sources such as multidisciplinary committees, articles, journals, other hospitals, vendors, senior management, nursing, and medical staff. Administers the operating, capital, and payroll budgets to ensure that the department has the necessary funds to carry out the goals and objectives that have been established for the department.Responsible for drafting quality management practices in support of patient centered/patient valued services. Collaborates with Quality and Risk management staff to develop, implement and evaluate quality indicators such as quality checklists, chart audits, patient/employee surveys and monitor trends. Incorporates relevant studies and findings (infection control, customer service) into department practices. Identifies and analyzes the design of jobs, work processes and flows for the department and implements appropriate changes to improve effectiveness, productivity and efficiency that support the overall goals of Parkland.Acts as a leadership resource for physicians, nurse managers, faculty, staff, patients/families, executive, other departments, and employees. Provides reports for administrative and staff review. Research information, delegates tasks in response to directives in a timely and appropriate manner and demonstrates responsiveness to innovation and cross-discipline expertise.Responsible for a collaborative work team to ensure positive working relationships. Communicates effectively with physicians, department leaders, ancillary staff, other departments/units such as purchasing, environmental and linen services, administration, and vendors. Maintains good communication with other hospitals and community healthcare providers.Responsible for the condition and safety of the department facilities as measured by cleanliness, proper type, amount and functioning of equipment and overall environmental safety. Oversees timely and effective maintenance of equipment and rooms. Responsible for space planning, including renovations, capital repairs and acquisitions, as applicable.Participates in hospital wide and interdisciplinary committees such as the Ethics Committee as appropriate to specialty.Benefits:Medical - Active Day 1 of hireDentalVisionLife InsurancePension PlanPaid Personal LeaveTuition ReimbursementEmployee Onsite Health CenterEmployee Onsite Pharmacy ServicesEmployee Onsite Dental CareEmployee Onsite Vision Services(0-6yrs)And more!Minimum Specifications:MSN Degree from an accredited Professional School of Nursing. (If the Master's Degree is not in nursing, then either a BSN or DNP Degree. BSN Incumbents must obtain MSN no later than 4/30/2026).Eight (8) years of current NICU registered nurse experiencein a hospital setting.Three (3) years of progressive management experience beyond Charge Nurse.Experience gained within a teaching hospital is highly preferred.Certification/Registration/Licensure:Please note, all required certifications must be more than 30 days from expiration from start date.Current/Valid State of TX RN License and/or temporary permit; or Current/Valid Compact State RN license, in good standing without any stipulations.Current/Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) healthcare provider completion card at the time of hire from one of the following: American Heart Association American Red Cross Military Training Network.An additional Specialty Nursing Certification is highly preferred.#Ll-SS1Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.As part of our commitment to our patients and employees' wellness, Parkland Health is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.

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