Accountability for nursing practice in all areas of responsibility
Provides leadership to promote shared decision making and professional autonomy of staff members by providing collaborative processes that actively solicit input from key stakeholders (leaders, staff, physicians, and Allina practice committees) to produce staff ownership of decisions
Fosters a culture of accountability, excellence and staff participation/engagement supported by processes that provide timely information regarding performance and department-specific activities and accomplishments
Responsibility for the implementation of the organizations mission, vision, values, code of conduct, evidence-based practice, and nursing practice within their defined areas of responsibility
Accountable for the environment in which clinical nursing is practiced
Responsible for the recruitment and retention of clinical staff with diverse backgrounds, appropriate education and experience
Strategic management; develops and oversees department/program to ensure alignment to organizational mission, vision, values, strategic goals, and business strategies
Clinical practice knowledge; assumes responsibility for evidence-based practice in designated practice areas
Defines, interprets, monitors and maintains standards of practice
Performance improvement – safety, risk and regulatory; utilizes process improvement principles to assess and improve the quality of the service/care provided within the department
Ensures a culture and environment of safety for patients, staff and visitors – regulatory and accreditation requirements, incident reporting, medication safety, and policy/procedures
Leadership skills and human resources management; recommends, implement and evaluates plans and systems that assure sufficient number of qualified and competent staff to provide care/services
Financial management; utilizes data to develop, implement, monitor and maintain a realistic, cost-effective annual budget and to effectively manager productivity within the department
Understands the concepts of capital budgeting, including depreciation, Return on Investment (ROI) and Return on Asset (ROA)
Understands healthcare economics and healthcare public policy as it applies to the delivery of patient care- this includes reimbursement, Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, third party providers and the challenges to the current healthcare policies and key legislative initiatives at local, state and national level
Provides leadership in critical thinking, problem solving, managing conflict, and addressing ethical issues
Makes effective decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment
B.A or B.S. in Nursing and graduate of an accredited school of nursing which is inclusive of a clinical rotation in an acute care facility (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
Masters degree preferred
Responsible for Labor and Delivery and Antepartum
Five plus years clinical experience working in a high acuity/high volume Labor and Delivery setting. Including high risk Antepartum experience.
Five plus years previous management experience.
Strong project management experience.
Ability to hold staff accountable to clinical evidence based practice.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Health care environments and trends
Demonstration of leadership and empowerment principles
Budgeting and fiscal control
Establish and maintain effective working relationships
Interpret policies and procedures; identify non-compliance and take appropriate action
Utilize time management concepts to maximize time effectively
Incorporate cultural diversity and age appropriate care into all aspects of communication and patient/resident care; scope of services provided will encompass age groups ranging from infant through geriatric
Maintains flexibility to adapt to a variety of workload assignments
Become CPR certified
Current MN Nursing License (Current WI Nursing License for River Falls Hospital)
Certification in Nursing Administration by a nationally recognized nursing organization (e.g., ANA) preferred CPR Certification requirement to be determined by business unit
Internal Number: 51078BR
About Allina Health
Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.
Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapoli...s Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.