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Executive Director Nursing

Job ID 1079

  • South Bend, IN, 46556
  • Fulltime
  • 1 - 3 years experience
  • 43 - 73 Per Hour
  • 17/08/2017
  • Pharma, Biotech, Clinical Research
  • 1 of Openings
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Job description

This position will report within a matrix organizational structure. Responsible for the overall management and coordination of functions within a division of Nursing. The Executive Director of Women’s and Children’s Services holds the accountability to manage within the context of the organization as a whole, and to transform organizational values into daily operations yielding an efficient, effective and caring organization.


    • Attends and participates in department meetings and is accountable for all information shared.
    • Completes mandatory education, annual competencies and department specific education within established timeframes.
    • Completes annual employee health requirements within established timeframes.
    • Maintains license/certification, registration in good standing throughout fiscal year.
    • Direct patient care providers are required to maintain current BCLS (CPR) and other certifications as required by position/department.
    • Consistently utilizes appropriate universal precautions, protective equipment, and ergonomic techniques to protect patient and self.
    • Adheres to regulatory agency requirements, survey process and compliance.
    • Complies with established organization and department policies.
    • Available to work overtime in addition to working additional or other shifts and schedules when required.

    Education and Experience

    Must have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing with a Master's degree in business or a health-related field. If Master's degree is not in Nursing, must have a Bachelor or Doctoral degree in Nursing. Will consider applicants meeting all other qualifications who commit to degree completion within two years from application date. Minimum of 3 years in nursing service administration with line management responsibilities. Must have a current RN license in the State of Indiana.

     Knowledge & Skills

    • Requires high level knowledge of Client's Health System's mission, systems integration, organizational development, managed care, capitation, cost/expense, reimbursement and trends and their implications upon the service line(s).
    • Requires ability to analyze and communicate relevant data and uses creativity in planning, problem solving, goal setting and decision making.
    • Exhibits high energy level; is able to seize opportunities and is also action oriented.
    • Requires ability to deal with ambiguity, cope effectively with change (can "shift gears" comfortably) and deal with multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously. Also is willing to take risks and to analyze successes and failures for clues to improvement.
    • Demonstrates managerial courage; also provides direct, current and complete feedback to others. Also demonstrates leadership philosophies which are firmly grounded in a team mentality and approach
    • Exhibits composure and is poised under pressure. Can manage personal stress and deals with frustration in a positive manner. Seeks to find common ground in confrontation.
    • Reflects high professional standards in interactions with others (i.e., fairness, empowerment, tact, motivation, etc.). Listens and values other points of view or opinions. Promotes integrity and trust.
    • Recognizes needs of subordinates and provides resources to facilitate goal achievement. 
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