Job Description

Location: Saint Anne's Hospital
Posted Date: 8/12/2021

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Patient Care Director

Job Summary

24-hour responsibility/accountability for operation of unit(s). In collaboration with the Administrator, evaluates the quality of patient care using TQM principles and tools, monitors and reports trends in patient population/acuity and manages human resources accordingly. Designs, implements, and evaluates innovative systems that support efficient delivery of patient care, adheres to approved budget, assesses staff competence and educational needs in relation to changing patient needs via clinical pertinence, medical record review, patient and family visits, and physician feedback. Responsible for coordinating patient care and daily operations of all clinical areas. The Director is responsible for hiring, orienting, and scheduling staff. The Patient Care Director participates in activities to achieve clinical, financial, and organizational outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

1. Commits to recognize and respect cultural diversity for all customers (internal and external).

2. Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs and ages, utilizing interpreters when needed.

Performs other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to make sound judgments based on evidence based nursing practice
  • Ability to assess, prioritize, plan and implement direct patient care
  • Knowledge of ASPAN, AORN and JACHO standards and practice recommendations
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Minimum Education Requirements: BS in Nursing or related field preferred.

Minimum Work Experience: 1-5 years in a management position and critical care experience preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of clinical and professional practice issues and processes

Equipment/Software/Certification/License: Massachusetts Nursing license. BLS and ACLS required. Experience with Meditech, Athena and Provation or similar programs a plus


Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Employer

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

Important COVID message

Please note, Saint Anne’s Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

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