Pacifica Hospital of the Valley is an Acute Care Hospital in the SFV and currently has an available position for Clinical Director of Sub-acute. The Clinical Director of Sub-acute will demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to age-related needs to the patients served on his/her assigned unit. The Director demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient population served. He/she must be able to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s needs and provide the appropriate care, including age-related care, needed for the Neonate - Adolescent patient group.
The Clinical Director is a member of the nursing management team who assures the provision of effective, high quality patient care the Sub-acute unit. S/He implements strategies and programs consistent with the organization mission policies, goals and objectives. The Clinical Director develops and sustains an environment on the unit(s) that supports excellence in clinical nursing practice; s/he is accountable for managing human, fiscal and other resources to assure quality and effective patient care.
Remains current and informed regarding standards set by appropriate local, state, and national professional organizations, regulatory agencies, and government. Acknowledges responsibility for self-development in both clinical and management areas. Participates in interdisciplinary committees within the institution that focus on patient care issues. Oversees the unit performance improvement program. Assures action is taken appropriately to improve patient care. Actively supports mission, goals and policies of Administration. Develops, implements and supports policies that are developed for nursing practice to meet changes within the healthcare environment. Consistently serves as a role model to nursing staff and a mentor to colleagues. Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development stages and is able to assess and plan age-appropriate care. Supports and develops the program charge nurse to ensure the effective running of the units and the delivery of quality and safe care to all patients.
Assumes 24-hour accountability for the requirements of the unit; recommends and implements changes necessary for a positive work environment to include: Staffing patterns that meet the complexity of nursing required by the unit(s). Supplies and equipment. Maintaining budget within specified parameters. Defining education goals for the unit. Translates institutional values, goals and objectives to staff and others in a positive, professional manner. Plans and conducts regular staff meetings. Actively participates in nursing/hospital committees. Forecasts short- and long-term goals relative to unit systems and operations consistent with organization strategic plan. Fosters an atmosphere of open communication with staff and physicians.
Sets mutual and realistic goals and objectives with staff members and monitors staff progress.
Provides for and maintains adequate nursing staff through appropriate recruitment and retention efforts. Evaluates the performance of nursing personnel on the units; coaches and counsels
appropriately. Encourages individual, as well as collective, staff development to provide career mobility. Manages personnel issues per policies and contract guidelines.
Patient Care Responsibilities:
Defines and implements the mission, objectives, policies and standards for nursing care for the Adult Sub-acute unit. Provides for and evaluates the nursing care for patients (Geriatric) and their families in support of medical care and pursuant to the mission and policies of the hospital. Communicates collaboratively within the unit and interdepartmentally to enhance the quality of patient care. Effectively coordinates patient care by making unit rounds to assess and problem solve. Acts on findings in a timely manner.
Current license in California as a registered Nurse; BSN preferred.
Prefer years experience in Long Term Care with knowledge of Title 22, OBRA and TJC for long term care is required..
Minimum of 3 years acute clinical experience with one year in the specialty area(s) required.
Prefer of one-year progressive management experience required.
PALS Subacute, BCLS, Fire Card required.
Pacifica Hospital of the Valley provides a wide range of benefits, benefits include:
- Paid Time Off
- Medical, Dental, Vision
- Life Insurance
Location/Region: Sun Valley, CA (US - 91352)