Cone Health is a not-for-profit network of health care providers serving people in Guilford, Forsyth, Rockingham, Alamance, Randolph, Caswell and surrounding counties. As one of the region’s largest and most comprehensive health networks, Cone Health has more than 100 locations, including six hospitals, three ambulatory care centers, three outpatient surgery centers, four urgent care centers, a retirement community, more than 75 physician practice sites and multiple centers of excellence.
Plans, integrates, controls and evaluates human, material and fiscal resources required to provide patient care in specific departments. Provides leadership in establishing standards, goals, and direction. Facilitates, coordinates, and manages staff, material, and financial resources to achieve patient outcomes/care and to promote professional development/practice of staff. Incorporates the Nursing Department philosophy into leadership and clinical practice. Ensures implementation of departmental and department specific patient care standards and nurse competencies. This position serves the following patient age categories: neonatal, pediatrics, adolescent, adult and geriatric.
MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES:
Assures an effective system for management of human resources. Evaluates and determines human resource needs for program development, maintenance or revision. Assures the following human resource functions meet organizational guidelines. Position control, Interviewing, Hiring, Scheduling, Disciplinary process/termination, Promotion, Maintains system for evaluating staff performance in accordance with organizational guidelines. Develops/maintains criteria for staff performance in accordance with professional, regulatory agencies and departmental standards. Assures performance appraisal completion. Facilitates and develops effective work groups/team/staff members. Manages retention/turnover rate to meet organizational objectives. Develops/maintains an environment that supports learning and professional development. 25 %
Assures departmental patient care services meets organizational goals and objectives. Develops and promotes departmental philosophy. Identifies and develops departmental goals and objectives utilizing trend data and customer and staff input. Develops/maintains an ongoing department organizational structure to meet program goals. Assures patient care outcomes are achieved, Leadership rounds, Case conferences, Data evaluation. Assures program meets professional, regulatory and department standards. Develops/evaluates staffing and educational strategies to meet program/institutional goals and outcomes, Orientation, Continuing Education, Clinical skills development. Markets program to hospital, community and other agencies, as needed. Assures maintenance of departmental policies and procedures. 25 %
Assures effective financial management. Conducts annual department capital, staffing, materials and program needs analysis. Develops budget in accordance with organizational priorities and constraints. Performs variance analysis and develops action plan to ensure targets are met. Facilitates, maintains and evaluates departmental cost-containment activities in accordance with system initiatives. 25 %
Demonstrates personal accountability and effective conflict resolution/negotiation skills. Demonstrates appropriate use of universal precautions and use of personal protective equipment. Maintains safe environment and responds appropriately to emergencies and safety hazards. Promotes a positive, supportive, and professional work environment free of disruptive behavior. Practices, in all professional relationships, with compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth and uniqueness of every individual. Follows Chain of Command for assistance with issues related to unresolved/problem-solving and/or conflict resolution. Provides, seeks and receives constructive feedback. Provides peer to peer feedback and seeks mediation as necessary. Facilitates building and preserving collaborative and respectful relationships. Demonstrates expertise in collaboration, negotiation, and conflict management. 25 %