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Nursing Associate Director Emergency Department

Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Sun City, ArizonaDepartment Name: Emergency Ctr-HospWork Shift: EveningJob Category:NursingBanner Health believes leadership matters. - We look for people who share our vision making health care easier, so life can be better. Our leaders are at the front of the health care transformation, planning the future of Banner Health. - - Banner Boswell Medical Center is located in Sun City, AZ and has been the anchor of community health for over 40 years specializing in diseases of the elderly. - The Emergency Department (ED) primarily cares for adults in need of emergency services. Pediatrics are also treated and either discharged home or transferred to an accepting pediatric center. The ED consists of 42 licensed beds and utilizes robust throughput measures to expedite care while focusing on providing an exceptional patient experience. - Annually, the ED treats over 48,000 patients and is also a Level 4 Trauma Center. Our Banner Boswell ED team is highly focused on delivering state of the art Stroke, Cardiac, and Pediatric Care. We maintain NIHSS Stroke Gold Elite Plus, Chest Pain and Pediatric Preparedness accreditations. Our multidisciplinary team consists of Nurse Managers, Registered Nurses, ED Technicians, Case Management, Social Work, Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, and Pharmacy who are all dedicated to providing the highest quality of care possible to our patients.You will work in a fun place with a strong, cohesive team that are close and who work together to impact their own environment. There is a strong 'one team' message that is held to a high expectation. - As the RN Associate Director for the Emergency Department at Banner Boswell Medical Center you will serve as the clinical expert for staff and manage the department ensuring efficient patient care and resource utilization.This position is Monday-Friday and is a Mid/Evening shift position. There is the option for 4-10s (1pm-11:30pm with Wed or Thurs off) or 5-8s (3pm-11:30pm). You must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of clinical care management as normally demonstrated through two years of clinical management experience in the Emergency Department. A BSN is required, MSN is preferred.If you have experience in leadership to include these responsibilities, we are very interested in speaking with you.Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.Since 1970, Banner Boswell Medical Center has provided exceptional care to the people in the northwest area of metropolitan Phoenix. Today, our 501-bed acute-care hospital is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals and offers a full range of acute care services, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, neurology, surgery, rehabilitation, emergency, stroke, intensive care, pulmonary, urology, wound management and sleep disorders. We've earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. We're also in the nation's top five percent for preventing mortality and complications.POSITION SUMMARYThis position provides managerial and clinical support to patients and staff. Uses depth and breadth of clinical management knowledge to ensure the provision of high quality, safe, and cost effective patient care. Demonstrates clinical expertise and oversees the leadership of clinical, financial, and personnel management of the assigned areas.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Manages and facilitates patient centered nursing care for designated patient populations by serving as a real-time clinical expert for unit staff and physicians for escalated problem-solving on patients, processes, and family issues. Manages the operations of the unit to ensure smooth and efficient patient care management and resource utilization.2. Leads change by developing, implementing and evaluating quality and process improvement initiatives of the department in conjunction with the director. Seeks and utilizes input from staff and oversees change implementation. Ensures compliance with appropriate regulatory agencies.3. Facilitates communication of system, regional, facility and department initiatives.4. Manages and develops the operational and capital budgets and use of associated resources.5. Assures the development of staff leadership through the design of effective shared leadership models and supports career advancement opportunities. Functions as a role model and encourages staff to participate in their own development.6. Responsible for selection, orientation, on-boarding, and retention. Demonstrates leadership through coaching, performance evaluations, corrective actions, and development opportunities to create a culture of learning.7. Manages large single unit or multiple clinical units to ensure excellent patient care. Actively develops leadership of entry level nurse manager(s) while leading clinical improvement initiatives. Internal customers include patients, staff, and physicians. External customers include patient family.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBSN or MSN required for all new hires to the position after July 1, 2013. Incumbents in the position as of July 1, 2013 must possess their by BSN or MSN July 1, 2015.Requires a current RN license in state of practice. Requires BLS certification.Must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of clinical care management as normally demonstrated through two years of clinical management experience relevant to patient population. Demonstrates knowledge and skills of specialty area. Requires critical thinking, communication, influence, decision-making, analytical, and flexibility skills to make optimal decisions based on multiple variables and desired outcomes. Must have the ability to practice skills according to department and professional standards and quality requirements. In LTC setting: Requires familiarity with Alzheimer's disease and developmental disabilities. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital or BTMC Behavioral must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Employees working at Banner MD Anderson on the Banner University Medical Center Phoenix campus must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. This is a requirement of the Whole Family Counseling Program held at this specific facility. Employees working in the Banner McKee Senior Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit must possess an Colorado Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSMaster's degree in nursing preferred.Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Keywords: Banner Health, Sun City , Nursing Associate Director Emergency Department, Executive , Sun City, Arizona

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