Director of Nursing Services, Astoria, OR
Director of Nursing Services
Columbia Memorial Hospital (Astoria, OR) · Administration
Leadership / Management
Full Time, Days
Posted 07/03/2017 Req # 2017159
Provides leadership and strategic direction for the safe and efficient operations of In-Patient Nursing (Medical/Surgical, CCU, and Maternity) Services and House Supervisors through the promotion of high quality patient-centered care. This Director will lead and facilitate key systems vital to operations including clinical operations, fiscal management, staffing, coordination and optimization of services between nursing and other CMH departments, quality improvement, patient experience, and employee engagement.
Knowledge of/Skill/Ability to: Thorough knowledge and application of evidenced based clinical practices. Knowledge of professional nursing standards, managerial ability, and organizational skills. Ability to identify, evaluate and implement appropriate improvements in patient care practice and nursing care models. Excellent communication skills. Ability to interact with other agencies and community members. Ability to work with the governing body, management, medical staff and other clinical leaders in the hospital.
License/Certification: RN currently licensed with the Oregon State Board of Nursing
Education and/or Experience: Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is required; MSN or MHA preferred; Experience: Minimum of five years experience in nursing leadership/management experience in acute care setting.
Physical Demands and Work Environment Conditions / ADA Compliance
Position involves standing, walking, stooping, and occasional carrying and lifting of lightweight materials (up to 20 pounds). May be required to sit for extended periods of time. Requires visual acuity and depth perception to recognize words and numbers; and hand and finger dexterity and hand/eye coordination to use a computer keyboard and common office equipment.
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