RN, Clinical Director, Invasive Radiology, PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, Full time, Days
Location: Whittier, California
Internal Number: 15785
PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, PIH Health Hospital - Downey and PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, 27 outpatient medical locations, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. The organization is recognized by Watson Health as one of the nation’s Top Hospitals, and College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology. PIH Health is certified as a Great Place to Work TM.
This RN Clinical Director is responsible and accountable for 24-hour operations within the Invasive Radiology unit to include: patient experience; personnel management, fiscal resources, performance improvement, and interdepartmental coordination/collaboration. The RN Clinical Director ensures standards of care are met and that relationships with providers and all disciplines are collegial; working together to keep the patient and family at the center of all decisions. Works with Chief Nursing Officer, Vice President on PIH Health strategic goals. Works with respective unit(s) with an emphasis on superior performance and value added strategies with unwavering focus on customer/patient care. Leads by example. This is a management exempt position.
Analytical skills, knowledge of Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ), Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) Condition of Participation, Title 22 licensing requirements, Center for Disease Control (CDC), and unit specific nursing practice guidelines
Knowledgeable in county and state regulations regarding unit specific standards and operations.
Effective written/oral communications
Problem-solving skills and organization skills
Knowledge of continuous quality improvement tools, Plan Do Check Act performance improvement methodology and techniques
Personal computer skills and knowledge of applicable software programs
Knowledge of trends in nursing practice
Demonstrated expertise in unit specific patient care and disease pathology; assessment, intervention, management, and education
Ability to promote team-building among multidisciplinary treatment team
Strong interpersonal communication skills, written and verbal
Demonstrate leadership abilities focusing on self-direction/empowerment
Ability to analyze various sources of outcome data
Graduate from accredited school of nursing
BSN Degree required
Current California RN License
Current BLS certification
Master of Science in Nursing or other postgraduate health science, business or management degree
Minimum of two years’ nursing leadership
Minimum three years-clinical nursing experience in unit specific setting