Located in Orange County, in Southern California, Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center offers comprehensive maternity and neonatal care, and specialized care for women facing a high-risk pregnancy,
With approximately 300 births per month, the Womenï¿½s and Childrenï¿½s department includes:
14 beds and 8 labor, delivery and recovery rooms, and 2 ORs
38 post-partum beds
State-of-the-art 23 Bed Level IIIB NICU
Highly skilled perinatologists
Obstetrician hospitalists available 24 hours a day/7 days a week
Anesthesiologists and neonatologists are here around the clock
The Director has a 24-hour, 7 day a week responsibility to provide leadership for the cost center (s). This includes planning, organizing, staff development, performance management, quality fiscal and information management, regulatory compliance, building and enhancing relationships through customer relations, and appropriate professional involvement. The Director is accountable for the management of the cost center(s) within the established budget. The Director will work closely with medical directors, medical department chairs, physicians, and other disciplines to develop services and ensure quality. Access to all Patient Health Information.
ï¿½Obtains information and interpret information in terms of the patientï¿½s needs.
ï¿½Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development.
ï¿½Understands the range of treatment needed as appropriate to the ages of the patients served.
ï¿½Ensures standards of care, policies, and procedures are appropriate and
ï¿½Current and that they have been reviewed with all staff members. Reviews and revises policies and procedures as necessary, but not less than every three years.
ï¿½Develops short-term goals and objectives consistent with those of the organization. Submits and discusses established goals and objectives with administration at least annually. Assures departmental action plans meet departmental and organizational goals, problem solving effectively within the department and with other departments to achieve these goals.
ï¿½Assures regulatory compliance with Title XXII.
ï¿½Assures regulatory compliance with TJC
ï¿½Regularly attends Nurse Leadership meetings and takes personal responsibility for the quality and integrity of Nursing Administration. Regularly volunteers for and completes special projects.
ï¿½Submits sound annual budget plan by negotiation deadline annually.
ï¿½Achieves YTD compliance with labor hour benchmark per unit of service. Submits pay period productivity variance reports on time, identifying rationale for substantive variances.
ï¿½Controls and monitors supply costs to achieve flexed budgeted costs on a quarterly basis.
ï¿½Reviews statistical analysis information and corrects any errors monthly.
ï¿½Identifies and implements cost savings through labor and supply utilization efficiencies.
ï¿½Promotes sound staffing practice by optimizing the utilization of human resources. Anticipates and forecasts personnel needs of the department with regard to fluctuations in the projected workload.
ï¿½Maintains a written staffing plan consistent with departmentï¿½s productivity benchmark. Maintains an individual patient classification system which predicts nursing care requirements by shift, and maintains documentation to discern trends and patterns of nursing care delivery by shift and staff mix.
ï¿½Ensures that current criteria-based job performance standard and applicable competencies exist each member of the staff. Ensures that performance evaluations are completed in a timely fashion for both annual and evaluations.
ï¿½Continually monitors the departmentï¿½s activities and takes appropriate action to ensure efficient and effective operation. Observes ongoing operations and analyzes performance to identify potential problems.
ï¿½Assesses and implements staff development and cross-training as needed.
ï¿½Coordinates timely attendance at hospital orientation and all mandatory continuing education programs for department employees. Assures current, comprehensive, and timely department specific orientation for all new employees.
ï¿½Supports all hospital programs to include, but not limited to, risk management, safety, infection control.
ï¿½Maintains personal current knowledge and expertise in the specialty field of the department, and of regulatory requirements of the department.
ï¿½Productively criticizes and effectively counsels staff in a timely manner.
ï¿½Obtains feedback on a regular basis from other departments. Develops action plans to achieve improvement.
ï¿½Maintains a good working rapport with all staff, and other departments which require frequent interactions and coordination of efforts.
ï¿½Establishes and maintains a routine mode of communication with staff, e.g., monthly staff meetings and written communications.
ï¿½Communicates self and staff concerns and problems through proper written and verbal channels.
ï¿½Communicates, cooperates, and performs related duties with other members of the hospital staff and administration in a courteous and efficient manner to actively contribute to overall hospital goals and objectives.
ï¿½Assists with the development of and execution of a plan of staff involvement and growth through delegation of appropriate authorities.
ï¿½Acts as a team member within the department and within the organization.
ï¿½Demonstrates effective and responsible relationships with patients, families, medical director and key physicians, employees, management and administration, and related outside agencies.
ï¿½Assures timely follow up of patient, family, staff, and physician concerns.
ï¿½Assures effective staff recognition.
ï¿½Identifies priority quality improvement and customer satisfaction initiatives.
ï¿½Schedules the collection of data for these initiatives, and other ongoing reviews which serve as quality trending. Monitors and reviews the results with department staff on a regular basis.
ï¿½Achieves measurable improvement in key quality initiatives, which include both process, e.g., documentation, and outcome measures.
ï¿½Achieves measurable improvement in customer service.
ï¿½Reports at least annually to the designated hospital quality committee,.
ï¿½Assures department compliance with TJC and other accrediting body standards as they are updates/revised.
ï¿½Works with Medical Staff partners to meet performance metrics
ï¿½Current California RN license
ï¿½At least Three (3) yearsï¿½ experience in a clinical specialty.
ï¿½Current knowledge of the field, with evidence of ongoing continuing education in clinical specialty.
ï¿½Progressive healthcare experience including at least two (2) years supervisory experience.
ï¿½Basic computer competence.
ï¿½Demonstrated competence as a leader.
ï¿½Masterï¿½s Degree (MSN, MHA, MBA) or enrolled in Masterï¿½s Degree program with completion within one year of date of hire.
ï¿½The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.
ï¿½Recent experience in an educator role
ï¿½Recent program management experience
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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.
Internal Number: 1905012116
About Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.