University Hospital

Posted 1 year ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Not Stated
Education Level: MSN
Certificates: Not Stated
Experience Level: All|Experienced
Compensation: NA



Director PCS Med/Surg

Job Title

Director PCS Med/Surg

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Job Location

Newark, NJ

Salary Range

Salary Negotiable


Regular Full-time

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Job Description

Qualifications:   Currently licensed as Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey.  Master's Degree in Administration or related field is required.  BSN required.  Certification in Quality Improvement Techniques preferred.  Five (5) years of management experience required; preferably at a Director's level.  Ability to solve complex system problems.  Experience/successes in process-redesign a plus.

Responsibilities:    The primary purpose of the Director Patient Care Services (PCS) Med/Surg position is to practice as a change agent of University Hospital's Management Team by continuously formatting and developing a patient/family centered care delivery system that is clinicall safe, effective, financially productive and responsive to expanding health care knowledge and reform.

The Director is a positive role model, skilled communicator/facilitator and non-territorial team player with solid people influencing skills that introduces. implements and sustains work processes designed to produce successful patient/family outcomes efficiently.  She/he is skilled at interfacing with broad and diverse groups in multidisciplinary forums facilitated to improve innovative care delivery.  She/he works closely with the designated Physician Chief of the department to promote and ensure interdisciplinary collaboration and performance in achieving patienyt/family and organizational goals.  The Director of Nursing has extensive knowledge of the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Organization Standards, Joint Commission Sentinel Events and Action Plans, National Patient Safety Goals, Patient Bill of Rights, Department of Health Standards, Policy and Procedure and Patient/Family Centered Principles and emphasized [atoemt safety in each practice and policy.

Clinical and fiscal goals are achieved by mentoring the first line management to develop"team-dynamic" functioning clinical staff through directing, coaching, supporting and delegating.  He/she engenders confidence and trust and fosters collaborative/collegial relationships that generate high staff achievement and pride.

University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package including on-site child care. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit


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