To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Serves as a direct link between YNHHS Executive leadership and the managers and staff on the HVC patient care teams/departments and inpatient units. Drives its operations and nursing practice; assuring comparable standards of care throughout the continuum of care. Provide strategic and operational leadership for clinical and administrative staff within the HVC Inpatient Services and Programs, its operations and nursing practice. Accountable for all facets of its operations including managing patient demand, throughput, patient satisfaction, regulatory preparedness, quality improvement, physician satisfaction, employee satisfaction, business development, clinical integration, and fiscal stability. Responsible for promoting an operation and culture that focuses on patient and family-centered care and on enhancing a world class model of seamless quality and cost effective patient care 24/7 both operationally and clinically. In addition the HVC Director will assist in the development of a self -directed work team for providing safe, effective, patient and family-centered care to patients who require HVC Inpatient Services and programs. This includes quality assessment, clinical development and education needs of the members of the team. The HVC Director will also serve as a liaison with the HVC Service Line and assure consistency in The Joint Commission (TJC) and regulatory requirements as needed. In addition, the HVC Director has responsibilities towards both public and professional education about the HVC Inpatient Services and Programs, its operations and nursing practice. Specific activities and responsibilities flex with the strategic planning of the HVC Inpatient Services and Programs, its operations and nursing practice. The HVC Inpatient Director has the authority to formulate and execute program vision, goals, and plans consistent with the organizations strategies and policy. Determine whether resources have been appropriately committed, and facilitate the deployment of additional resources where indicated. Decisions regarding change to practice are developed and implemented in collaboration with the VP of HVC and YNHTC Services as necessary.
Master Degree in Nursing or related field essential, if Masters degree is non-nursing, BSN required
- Minimum of 8 years of progressive experience in healthcare leadership along with significant operational responsibility of an extensive span of control. - Minimum of 5 years demonstrated successful leadership/management experience in an acute care setting with current inpatient experience - Academic medical center and cardiovascular experience preferred. Thorough knowledge of Magnet status requirements as it relates to the certification process - Experience with management of comprehensive scope of responsibilities and FTEs ( greater than 200 or more ) Progressive executive experience in HVC is preferred.
Current RN licensure in the State of Connecticut Nursing Certification in Leadership must be maintained
1. Advanced and diverse clinical and leadership knowledge and skills are required. 2. Ability to train and supervise employees with clear and accurate direction and guidance that represents YNHH positively and respects diversity is required. 3. Excellent analytical, interpersonal, problem solving, time management, written, oral communication skills are required. 4. Microsoft office and computer skills are required.