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Director, Inpatient Medical/Surgical/Behavioral Health

Job Description


Job ID: 1217159
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Overview


Role Purpose

Sets strategy and manages teams to deliver safe, reliable, high quality patient care Has administrative responsibility for delivery of patient care and facilitation of all activities within the pediatric General Medicine and Surgery service lines, as well as pediatric behavioral health inpatient unit Directs the leaders of daily clinical activities in the General Medicine and Surgery areas to promote high quality and efficient care of patients Develops care practices that assure the highest level of safety and quality, patient satisfaction and a strong culture of teamwork among nursing, medical and support personnel.


Responsibilities

  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Ensures the delivery of services meet all professional standards of care within accountable areas of influence at all times.
  • Plans, develops, and directs operations and strategic direction of department and integrates these services with other departments.
  • Sets the department priorities in alignment with the priorities of the organization.
  • Analyzes trends and statistics to promote efficient utilization of resources and promote quality improvement.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 10+ years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Nurse Practitioner

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer