Director - Med/Surg/Telemetry

  • HCA
  • West Hills, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Dec 21, 2017
Healthcare

Job Description

Job Code: 01554-4061

Full-time

No Weekends

West Hills Hospital
West Hills Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service acute care facility located in West Hills, CA, in the Western San Fernando Valley. The 225-bed facility recently completed an $80-million expansion that includes a new Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Outpatient Services Unit, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and The Grossman Burn Center. Healthgrades (a leading independent health care rating company) announced that West Hills Hospital has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for 2011 & 2012, the Clinical Excellence Award for Critical Care for 2012. West Hills Hospital is also among the Top 100 Hospitals nationwide for Gastrointestinal and General Surgery. West Hills Hospital was the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County, and also recently received a Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission.

1. Summary of Responsibilities: Manage and coordinate Med/Surg and Oncology unit; direct and supervise functions and activities; interpret policies, procedures, standards, regulations as is appropriate to personnel, medical staff, patients, public; perform nursing duties as needed. Direct, coordinate, and administer the operations and activities of the department in order to effectively achieve the organization's established goals; assess and evaluate care/services provided, staffing levels, competence and educational needs of all employees and effectively coordinate and control resources. Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication and development and implementation of organizational and departmental policies/procedures; maintain an environment for continuous quality improvement and be responsive to organizational change and community needs.

1. Education/Certificates/Licenses/Experience: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing . Baccalaureate in Nursing or equivalent preferred. Masters in Nursing or equivalent preferred. Current licensure of the State of California . BCLS provider. Certification in specialty area is preferred. Minimum of 2 years acute hospital clinical nursing required. Previous management experience preferred.

Last Edited: 12/19/2017

Reference

01554-4061