Assistant Chief Nursing Officer - DMC Harper University Hospital, DMC Hutzel Womenâs Hospital, and DMC Adult Central Campus â Detroit, Michigan
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Internal Number: 2205031171
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Assistant Chief Nursing Officer is responsible for assisting the Chief Nursing Officer in planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing services to ensure the delivery of adequate and competent patient care. In the absence of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer has responsibility for the Nursing Supervisors, Nursing Directors and Clinical Education. He/she functions as an expert nurse who facilitates the development of the Nursing areas.
Facilitates mechanisms designed to guide the provision of nursing care required for all patients.
Participates in the design and development of systems compatible with the ANA Code of Ethics, Nursing standards, the goals and resources of the organization, and changing societal/community needs and patient/family expectations.
Assists CNO with developing, maintaining, and evaluating organizational planning systems to facilitate the delivery of patient care services.
Assists with the development of standards of nursing practice and standards of care with nursing leaders.
Advocates organizational processes that allow for creativity in the development of alternative plans for achieving desired, client-centered, cost-effective outcomes.
Promotes the integration of applicable contemporary management and organizational theories, nursing and related research findings, and practice standards and guidelines into the planning process.
Assists and supports staff in developing and maintaining competency in the planning and management of transitions.
Advocates integration of policies into action plans for achieving desired client-centered outcomes.
Utilizes clinical, human resource, and financial data to appropriately integrate standards of nursing and patient care, facilitating continuity across a continuum.
Ensures CNO is informed of critical issues within assigned departments; reporting managers and staff are fully informed on organization issues and development; collaborates with other departments relative to changes originating within the nursing department that potentially impact their individual operations.
Provides training and coaching to managers and staff for the selection of qualified candidates. Adheres to facility policies and procedures as well as utilizes facility departmental resources for management of operations.
Provides a leadership role in professional, community, and governmental bodies that shape healthcare policy, thereby contributing to the development of the health care delivery system, and better health care for society.
Provides leadership direction in the identification of clinical nursing goals and directions.
Collaboratively participates with nursing leaders in the development and implementation of systems and processes to achieve clinical and administrative goals.
Evaluates and revises the systems and processes of organized nursing service to enhance achievement of identified, desired client/family-centered outcomes.
Provides leadership and support to nursing management in critical thinking, conflict management, and problem solving.
Ensures the ongoing evaluation and innovation of services provided by organized nursing services and the organization as a whole.
Supports the research process, dissemination, and utilization of research findings in the areas of nursing, health, and management systems.
Serves as a professional-role model and mentor to motivate, develop, recruit, and retain staff and future nurse administrators.
Collaborates with recruiter to develop successful recruitment and retention strategies.
Initiates and leads departmental and cross-functional transitions. Applies "best practices", eliminates barriers, and gains organizational support for change.
Promotes an environment for harmonious relationships among personnel, medical staff, patients and others.
Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and nursing administration.
Ensures processes for viability of performance improvement programs.
Identifies key quality indicators for monitoring and evaluating.
Participates in the peer review process and privileging process for advanced practices nurses/Allied Health Professionals.
Participates in interdisciplinary evaluation teams.
Demonstrates current knowledge of JCAHO Standards, State and Federal Regulations and ANA Standards for nurse administrator
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.