Director Patient Care - Med/Surg
Company: CHI St. Luke's Sugar Land Hospital
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: October 14, 2021
Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives
(CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the
U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual
care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every
four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before.
Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With
our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building
healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and
vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both
inside our hospitals and out in the community.
accountability and oversight for the clinical care unit or service.
The major responsibilities are in providing leadership and
communication to the staff and physicians working with the area.
will assure the work environment adheres to regulatory requirements
and departmental practices and processes reflect high quality
standards which support excellence in patient care and a safe
environment for patients, employees, physicians, visitors and
guests. Must assure quality standards are implemented and
maintained, and revisions to processes are updated and revised as
appropriate. Must manage the fiscal budget which includes supply
expenses and labor cost. They must also lead the capital budget
planning in their area and manage human resources efficiently.
Monitor metrics to validate performance against national and system
benchmarks and to ensure the delivery of competent clinical
practice is consistently achieved.
Responsible for the coordination of patient flow throughout
the clinical care area from admission to
Consults in a variety of patient care situations requiring
advanced competency & knowledge.
Serves as a clinical resource for problem solving & Assists
staff with patient related issues.
Acts as liaison & collaborates with other departments,
physicians and multiple patient care services to facilitate care
progression, & quality nursing care for the patient.
Serves as a role model to develop staff competence in the
delivery of nursing care based on national professional standards,
& hospital policies & procedures.
Responsible for cost effective operations and initiatives,
including product evaluation, prevention of waste & damage,
materials management, patient flow, control of overtime, &
appropriate staff mix.
Able to provide safe, quality care directly to the patient
Promotes philosophy of shared leadership & individual
Encourages participation of staff in scheduling assignments
& outcomes management.
Coordinates staffing: developments unit/shift schedules;
Ensures unit-staffing coverage to provide quality patient care
within budgetary guidelines; observes and documents clinical
competency of staff in collaboration with the preceptors; Ensures
cost-effective staff utilization.
Participates in the hiring process to include interviews &
personnel recommendations; coaches & counsels staff; completes
counseling documentation, as indicated.
Completes annual performance appraisals of staff, providing
verbal and written feedback for employee evaluations. Provides
ongoing constructive feedback to staff as needed.
Maintains fiscal budget within established targets,
overtime, orientation costs, SSP costs & medical supply
Identifies & Implements cost efficient measures at the unit
level complying with department budget.
of seven (7) years experience in the discipline and five (5) years
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
certification preferred in area of practice. Strong interpersonal
communication skills. Ability to prioritize and finish tasks, and
maintain deadlines. Ability to balance the demands of the patients,
physicians, and staff in a partnership community
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