Requisition # 61548
Elevating the Possibility of U at UCHealth
Director/Associate-Assistant Director/Manager experience in IR/Cath Lab/EP strongly preferred. 1+ years of recent Director or, 1+ years of recent Associate/Assistant Director experience strongly preferred, or 5+ years of recent Manager experience strongly preferred.
This position will provide clinical leadership for Cardiac Cath Lab, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Interventional Radiology, Bronchoscopy, Pre/Post, a 10 bed overnight unit, and will partner closely with Medical Directors in each clinical area including anesthesia. Areas of responsibility include: capital budgets and improvements over and under $50,000 as well as management of operational budgets for all areas, Quality, patient safety, patient and staff satisfaction, and all regulatory standards for surgical, ambulatory, and inpatient care settings. The position will provide clinical leadership for 60-80 procedures per day, ambulatory patients, and inpatients, and will be responsible for over 100 FTEs with various shifts, and on-call responsibilities. The Director will have the opportunity to work with four incredible Managers, and Nurse Managers.
UCHealth is a special place and it requires a special type of person to work here. We are committed to attracting exceptional people who possess a rare combination of talent, drive, and intellectual curiosity. They are the people who naturally gravitate toward our culture, our geography, and our passion for discovery -- ambitious people for whom UCHealth isn't just a career, but an elevated state of mind.
As Director of Patient Services, RN in our Cardiac and Vascular Center, you will supervise all Care Team Specialists, Charge Nurses and Support Staff. You will foster an environment of accountability and commitment to quality and safety standards as well as delivering exceptional customer service to patients and families. Key responsibilities also include developing an annual budget, recruitment and retention of staff and managing process improvement of patient throughput and delivery of care. Provides leadership and administrative direction in the delivery of quality patient care services at University of Colorado Hospital in collaboration with medical staff and other health care disciplines in fulfillment of our mission of patient care, research, education and community service. Supports an environment that promotes our vision. Responsibilities achieved through effective utilization of all resources, implementation of hospital strategic goals and providing leadership for program implementation and evaluation, and policy development. Promotes evidence based practice. Provides an optimum learning environment for students of multiple disciplines. Collaborates with Schools of Nursing for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Provides community leadership in the development of standards of nursing practice and in the overall development of health care policy. The Director of Patient Services is responsible for holding the nursing staff, imaging staff and rehabilitative staff accountable for the management of safe patient care and maintenance of optimal care delivery outcomes. The Director of Patient Services will strive to Support the 5 components of the Magnet Model of: Transformational Leadership Structural Empowerment Exemplary Professional Practice New Knowledge, Innovation and Improvements Empirical Outcomes
Delivers successful service to our internal and external customers by adhering to critical success standards; demonstrates accountability and commitment to quality and safety standards; takes ownership in the financial success of the hospital with appropriate resource use and management; provides exceptional customer service and exerts effort to ensure a positive work environment that demonstrates dedication to the hospital's mission, vision and values. Regular attendance, as outlined in the Attendance and Absenteeism Policy, is an essential function of this position. Demonstrates leadership by collaborating with and supporting hospital and physician leadership, providing strategic direction for the development and implementation of operating systems to attain results. This includes fostering teamwork; supporting an effective system of shared governance; seeking innovative changes that improve patient outcomes; ensuring accountability for patient care; and developing internal and external relationships to benefit patients, the organization and community.
Requirements (education, licensures, certification)
Graduate from an accredited Baccalaureate School of Nursing. Masters Degree in Nursing or Administration or signed agreement to complete Masters Degree in Nursing within agreed upon specified time frame.
5 years of progressively increasing administrative roles including responsibility for multiple units.
State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state's largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we're able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you place on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients' lives.
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The University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) system recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender variance, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.