Responsible for the departments of patient care services including outpatient and surgical services and for the coordination and directing of all nursing activities toward common hospital goals.
Participates in the development of JCHCA’s patient care programs, policies, and procedures that describe how the patient care needs of patients or patient populations receiving nursing care are assessed, evaluated, and met.
Participates in the developing and implementing the hospital’s plan for the provision of patient care
Participates with other governance, managerial, and medical staff and other clinical leaders in the decision making structures and processes of JCHCA.
Formulates long-range objectives, plans, and programs for the division, integrating those with overall hospital objectives and plans.
Establishes performance standard with which to measure effectiveness and efficiency or nursing service personnel and activities.
Implements an effective and ongoing program to monitor, evaluate, and improve the quality and appropriateness of patient care delivered to our guests of the hospital.
Selects, directs, and evaluates the Nurse Mangers of Emergency Department, Nursing Services, Outpatient Services, Surgical Services, and Shift Supervisors.
Interprets and enforces policies in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act, legal requirements, and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization. Establishes and maintains systems of clinical and administrative records and reports to satisfy JCAHO standards and provides information base for effective administrative action.
Location/Region: Scottsboro, AL