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Director Nursing Women and Children

Texas Health Resources Plano Full-Time
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Texas Health Plano seeks to hire a Director Nursing Women and Children.

Salary range is Min. $107,993/year to Max. $172,910/year – based on relevant experience

Location: Plano, TX

Work Schedule  
• Full time, day shift
Job Description

Plan, organize, and delegate activities as required for the safe, efficient, and effective operation of the department including active participation with other hospital and leadership staff to accomplish this objective. 
Develop and oversees policies, procedures, and standards that direct department operations.
As required for the service, verify that standards are consistent with hospital, community and nationally recognized evidence based practice standards. 
Actively incorporate measures to obtain compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards and requirements. 
Identify and utilize processes and resources that support optimal delivery of data and information to leadership team and staff. 

Strategic Planning 
Establish priorities for department growth and enhancement based on customer need, research findings, and industry trends. 
Effectively market the service to key stakeholders. 
Collaborate with nurses providing direct patient care and members of other disciplines at all levels in the development, implementation, and evaluation of program and services. 

Fiscal Management 
Prepare the operating and capital budgets for the department. 
In collaboration with department management and staff, determine the appropriate number and level of staff, balancing competency, patient needs, patient outcomes, patient safety outcomes and productivity guidelines 
Manage the approved budget and adjust strategies as needed to meet budgeting expectations. 
Regularly communicate with staff and customer groups, as appropriate, regarding hospital/department goals, results and future direction. 
Advocate for appropriate fiscal and Human Resources to accomplish work/goals for the Nursing Division/Department and the Organization. 

Collaborate with all customer groups (patients, department/hospital staff, physicians and other customer groups), to meet and exceed
Create and maintain a collaborative work environment (patients, physicians and key stakeholders).
Actively engage customer groups on a regular basis to promote effective customer relationships and communication with prompt resolution of issues and concerns. 
Evaluates customer satisfaction on a regular basis to determine gaps between actual results and expectations.

Continuous Improvement 
Use benchmark data from internal and external sources to identify opportunities for improvement of care and patient safety.
Identify key performance indicators that need to be monitored and evaluated. 
Develop, monitor and evaluate systems that improve organizational performance. 
Include department staff in shared KPI goal setting, strategy development and outcomes analysis.

Human Resources 
Oversee the effectiveness of the department recruitment and retention program, taking action as necessary to provide an adequate level of qualified staff. 
Promote professional growth, development and accountability in staff, students and colleagues. 
Track and evaluate staff performance and individual development, holding staff accountable for achieving service expectations. 
Coach and mentor subordinate staff in order to improve their performance an expand responsibilities.
Develop and support shared decision-making through the Unit Based Council model in order to develop inter/intradepartmental teamwork and team goal accomplishments. 
Recognize and reward individual and team accomplishments. 
Identify leadership talent and actively develops leadership skills. 
Support diversity objectives of the organization in recruiting and promotion into leadership roles. 

Professional Accountability 
Network with peers in State/Region/Nation to share ideas and conduct mutual problem-solving. 
Promote understanding and effective use of organization management and nursing theories and research. 
Demonstrate ethical decision making as a professional behavior that reflects the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses and supports the Department Philosophy of Nursing. 
Establish collegial relationships with physicians, unit personnel, and administration. 
Integrate team-building strategies and principles of group process in interaction with staff.
Promote the professional image of nursing in demeanor, appearance, attitude and behaviors. 
Engage in self-performance appraisal on a regular basis, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional/practice development. 
Support and promote community health activities among staff and colleagues personnel, and administration. 
Integrate team-building strategy


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications 

Bachelor's Degree Nursing required
Master's Degree actively pursuing preferred

5 years progressive management experience required

Licenses and Certifications
RN - Registered Nurse required upon hire
Certified in nursing administration/clinical specialty within 12 months of hire required

Knowledge of industry standards JCAHO, Medicare, OSHA, Regulatory standards for affected area of responsibility. Knowledge of continuous improvement, change management, Emergency preparedness

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level III NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties. The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business. Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.


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At Texas Health Resources, our mission is “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”.

With 14 hospitals across the Dallas-Fort Worth area and one of the largest faith-based health care systems in the United States, Texas Health has the resources to offer a variety of career growth opportunities with equally remarkable benefits. You can choose to work in urban, suburban or rural facilities plus have the ability to move within the system. This gives our team a level of flexibility that’s hard to match.

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