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The Associate Director reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for the daily planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of the daily operations and clinical practice of the Digestive Diseases Center.
As the Associate Director,
You will function as a leader and an expert professional practitioner and assumes responsibility and accountability for the expert application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care.
You will demonstrate professional skills and abilities, utilizes his/her knowledge base and exemplary leadership and educational skills to direct and oversee the clinical performance of others, demonstrates motivation and creativity, and serves as a catalyst for effective change within Nursing at the department and institutional levels.
You will ensure nursing staff in the Digestive Diseases Center perform within their scope of responsibility and duties, and ensures accountability at the facility, department, and position levels, including knowledge of required clinical/technical skills.
You will support quality improvements and the clinical care delivery processes; staffing, scheduling, and retention of staff; safety and quality management, and participation on Unit Practice Council and TCAB.
You will be responsible for all administrative processes applicable to Digestive Diseases Center.
You will assume fiscal responsibility through preparation of unit budgets, serves as liaison with medical staff and other personnel, promotes the maximum growth and development of each employee, supports research, participates in planning, both long and short term and assures patient advocacy.
You will guide staff in meeting customer's needs and being consistent with the Medical Center's philosophy, mission, vision and strategic plan and The Plan for Provision of Patient Care, The Performance Improvement Plan and Professional Organization Standards.
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