Director of Nursing
Provide administrative and clinical leadership for nursing staff to promote the delivery of quality care. Maintain knowledge base of current standards of nursing practice. Develop and revise nursing policies and procedures. Implements care as planned. Provide or delegates provision of health related services. Support and facilitate whole person, resident/client directed care and services. Work to align training and services to Benedictine Standards and protocols. Develop, revise, monitor and implement the department budget to promote appropriate utilization of resources. Oversee and adjust the staffing hours based on acuity, census, and established staffing patterns. Negotiate with third party payers for appropriate service plans. Direct the hiring evaluation, counseling, and termination of nursing department employees, including coaching staff that are participating in a succession development plan and adhering to affirmative action requirements. Ensure that a clinical staff development program is in place to meet regulatory clinical and staff needs.