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Providence Nursing Director - Perioperative Services in Napa, California


Under general direction of the VP Patient Care Services/CNO and in collaboration with the Medical Director, the Director of Nursing for Perioperative Services works with the nursing leadership team to plan, organize, staff, direct, coordinate and control the activities within the designated departments. Provides leadership direction to QVMC staff to meet the balanced commitments and core values of Queen of the Valley Medical Center (QVMC). Role models proactive, collaborative working relationships across all hospital functions in an interdisciplinary approach to patient care.

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitates the development and management of the nursing care delivery process for designated nursing units ensuring that policies, procedures, standards of care, and standards of practices are consistent across the nursing organization and with current nursing research and practice.

  • Promotes and maintains a positive, professional image of nursing. Recognizes staff contributions consistently and facilitates educational and developmental opportunities for all patient care. Provides leadership, direction and mentoring to patient care staff that encourages goals achievement and professional growth.

  • Supports and fosters strong nursing morale on unit by creating an environment that fosters personal investment and excellence; nurtures commitment to a common vision and shared values provides management team and staff with opportunities and latitude to grow and achieve; build effective teams committed to organizational goals, fosters collaboration, and encourages as well as empowers others to achieve. Accurately assesses the strengths and developmental needs of patient care staff and provides timely, constructive feedback that contributes to others' development.

  • Applies broad knowledge and seasoned experience when addressing complex issues; defines strategic issues clearly despite ambiguity; takes all critical information into account when making decisions; making timely, tough decisions.

  • Promotes a free flow of information and communication throughout the organization (upward, downward, and across); listens actively; encourages open expression of ideas and opinions. Communicates needs, issues and concerns appropriately, utilizing the chain-of-command. Delivers clear, convincing, and well- organized presentations, projects credibility and poise even in highly visible adversarial situations.

  • Orchestrates the pace and process of change to maintain operation effectiveness; assigns clear accountability backed by appropriate authority utilizing an objective and systematic approach. Identifies opportunities for process/practice improvement and facilitates implementation of required changes. Ensures processes and programs are in place to continually promote, measure, and improve employee, physician, and patient satisfaction.

  • Develops and implements long-range staffing plans; ensures that programs are maintained to encourage the recruitment and retention of quality patient care staff.

  • Partners with physicians to ensure patient needs are identified and met; establishes effective working relationships with all key physicians; assists nursing management in establishing a collaborative practice model throughout nursing.

  • Networks and collaborates across the health care industry in order to continually strive towards best practices. Thinks broadly when seeking new ways to improve performance, processes, and service; creates an environment of continuous improvement; tries new approaches and takes appropriate risks; seeks out and utilizes best practices.

  • Ensures excellent inpatient care delivery consistent with JCAHO, Title 22, and other related regulatory agencies through annual performance appraisal. Competency based practice standards and annual skill validation and proficiency of the clinical staff.

  • Develops, monitors, and analyzes labor, operation, and capital expense budgets in assigned areas and assures appropriateness of human and material resources allocation.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

  • Current QVMC Nurse Managers as of 2/1/2018

  • currently enrolled in a BSN program will be considered

  • Master's Degree in Business or health related field

  • Must obtain Master's Degree within 3 years of obtaining BSN

  • California Registered Nurse License upon hire

  • National Provider BLS - American Heart Association upon hire

  • 5 years progressive managerial experience in healthcare

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

The Sisters of Providence and Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange have deep roots in California, bringing health care and education to communities from the redwood forests to the beach shores of Orange county - and everywhere in between. In Northern California, Providence provides health care services to Eureka, Redwood, Petaluma, Napa and Santa Rosa.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 202324
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 7810 NURSING ADMIN
Address: CA Napa 1000 Trancas St
Work Location: Queen of the Valley Medical Center
Pay Range: $89.01 - $146.16
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.