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RN Director ICU/ Med Surg

Company: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

RN Director ICU/ Med SurgSeattle, WashingtonVirginia Mason Medical CenterPartnering for a stronger, healthier world.At CommonSpirit Health, we believe in the healing power of humanity. We invite you to explore our specialty areas and pursue a career in humankindness.

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: ICU/Med Surg
  • Hours/Pay Period: 80Requisition ID 2022-264458 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday 7:00 - 3:30 Remote No Category Nursing LeadershipAlready a CommonSpirit Employee? ( DetailsOverviewVirginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington state - CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.ResponsibilitiesThis position is responsible for planning, directing and evaluating the systems, operations and resources for patient care services/activities for the critical care departments of the assigned hospital campus in accordance with established business objectives, clinical/professional standards and applicable regulatory requirements. An incumbent manages activities through subordinate management staff and ensures consistent performance/integration of patient care processes across assigned clinical departments.Responsibilities also include: 1) developing and administering the budget for the assigned functions; 2) ensuring high quality patient care and that quality assurance/regulatory/accreditation standards are followed; 3) developing/facilitating performance/process improvements to improve clinical/service outcomes, 4) monitoring daily patient care/satisfaction and physician concerns and resolving escalated issues; and 5) coordinating/integrating patient care services with finance, quality, safety/risk management and human resources functions to ensure compliance with all standards and guidelines. An incumbent collaborates extensively with hospital executive management in promoting operational excellence towards the standardization, integration and enhancement of the continuum of services available.Job duties require considerable knowledge of the specialized principles and practices related to health care management in order to evaluate and make viable recommendations in support of clinical effectiveness, service delivery and organizational performance improvement. Performance improvement efforts cover a variety of areas, and an incumbent must be sufficiently knowledgeable to recognize important synergies and opportunities in clinical/service outcomes, cost containment, patient safety/satisfaction, risk reduction and regulatory compliance.As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following additional benefits:
    • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
    • Paid holidays, vacation and sick time
    • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance plans
    • Flexible health spending accounts: DCFSA and FSA
    • Health Savings Account - (HSA) for use with the high deductible health plan
    • Short and long term disability programs
    • Employer paid life insurance
    • 401a and 403b retirement programs
    • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
    • Bright Horizons programs for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
    • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify TheftQualificationsBachelors degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or related field, graduation from an accredited school of nursing, and six years of progressively responsible related work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge/abilities, including three years in a supervisory or management capacity. Clinical knowledge as a Registered Nurse in critical care or a similar specialty area required.An equivalent amount of additional qualifying work experience may be substituted for up to two years of the education requirement.Masters degree in a related field is preferred.Job Knowledge/Abilities:
      • Knowledge of the content, intent and application of regulations, policies, standards, operations, and requirements applicable to the business function(s) under designated scope of authority.
      • Knowledge of the principles, practices, regulatory requirements and CHI Franciscan Health (CHI-FH) policies applicable to budget administration, resource/expense control, employee supervision and performance management.
      • Knowledge of the principles, practices, standards, techniques, requirements and tools/equipment applicable to nursing in a clinical specialty area (ie. critical care).
      • Knowledge of the healthcare industry in general, and of the vision, values, strategies, objectives, policies and systems of the organization.
      • Knowledge of nursing care interventions, procedures and delivery systems.
      • Knowledge of infection control, safety and risk management standards as relates to the assigned work units.
      • Knowledge of the concepts and methods for analyzing and enhancing performance and productivity of the assigned work units.
      • Ability to convey information effectively in verbal and written communication, and through group/business presentations.
      • Ability to understand financial and/or operational reports, analyze data, identify improvement opportunities and implement effective responses.
      • Ability to identify budget variances, compliance deficiencies and/or systemic weaknesses and implement timely corrective action to forestall or remedy.
      • Ability to plan, manage and evaluate the work of subordinate staff.
      • Ability to strategize, develop, implement and evaluate business plans, initiatives, standards, budgets, and policies/procedures.
      • Ability to keep abreast of current and changing laws and regulatory standards and their impact on clinical operations and activities.
      • Ability to develop and implement effective policies, standards and procedures relating to matters under defined scope of responsibility.
      • Ability to read, understand and communicate in English sufficient to perform the duties of the position.
      • Ability to use automated systems/applications/software and office equipment at an acceptable level of proficiency.
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by the duties of the position.Licensure/Certification:Current licensure as an RN by the State of Washington Board of Nursing.Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking. Virginia Mason Medical Center, was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington state by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level. You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.We deliver inspired people to do meaningful work.We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.Nursing excellencestarts with you.Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philosophies with the following:We will be stronger together, achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.We will let humankindness guide us as we treat every person with holistic, personalized care for the body, mind and spirit.We will advance the science and art of nursing as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - then you have found your career fit with us!Our hope is that you will always feel inspired, knowing you truly are the heart and soul of CommonSpirit. Kathleen D. Sanford, EVP, Chief Nursing OfficerYour Possible Career PathThis is a snapshot of your potential career path highlights the series of job positions that help you progress towards your goals and objectives. Ultimately, your career path depends on your career values and personal goals.Success ProfileWhat makes a successful RN Director ICU/ Med Surg at Virginia Mason Medical Center?
        • Compassionate
        • Trustworthy
        • Proactive
        • Collaborative
        • Communicator
        • BalancedOur Total Reward OfferingsAt CommonSpirit Health, your Total Rewards package includes compensation, benefits, retirement, wellness, leave, and other programs. Please explore what we have to offer below.Pay and RecognitionBalanced LifeWell-BeingProfessional GrowthFinancial FutureDependent CareEqual OpportunityCommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed toa diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protectedby law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,pleaseclick here. ( Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).CommonSpirit Health participates in E-Verify.

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