The Nursing Director directs and oversees all aspects of patient care, operations and financial management of Mother Baby and Nursery in Newport Beach. This includes administrative, staff performance management, financial, quality management and patient care activities of nursing unit(s) on a twenty-four (24) hour basis. The role develops and modifies procedures and policies to run unit optimally. Ensures patient care is delivered and the unit is maintained in accordance with professional regulatory standards. Responsible for continual improvement of patient care and prevention of harm. Focusses on continually enhancing patient outcomes and improving care. Consults with Charge Nurses on staff performance, identifying education needs, and identifying patient and/or delivery problems and solutions. Identifies and provides necessary staff education and orientation.
Works in conjunction with the Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer to develop the vision, goals, and strategic initiatives for the Nursing Department and then executes those goals and initiatives. Functions as a clinical expert, consultant, liaison, researcher, educator and leader. Utilizes the nursing process based on research and evidence-based outcomes. Drives innovation. Exhibits a “can-do” attitude. Performs other duties as assigned.
The position requires meetings and rounding outside of normal business hours including evenings/nights and weekends.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies
Change Management - The ability to adapt to changes in the environment on a personal and workload basis, remaining professionally focused on assignments and goals without emotional reaction and task disruption. Ability to facilitate constructive change in a team, unit, or other work group. Included is the facilitation of innovation and the encouragement of positive change.
Data Analysis - Data Analysis is the process of identifying, evaluating, interpreting and organizing data so that it can be used for business decisions. It includes sorting through data to identify patterns and establish relationships.
Equipment Knowledge – Knowledge of equipment, tools, technology and other devices in work area and the ability to use them to the extent required for the job.
Financial Management - Ability to establish controls which monitor costs and expenses as well as the ability to manage those costs and expenses in relation to budgeted amounts.
Motivating and Energizing - Ability to energize employees, to maintain own energy and enthusiasm, and to act as a role model for others.
People Management - People Management is the interaction, communication, relationships and dealings with staff members, and the style in which those interactions take place. It includes the development of employees and work places that are inclusive.
Job Knowledge - The knowledge and understanding of concepts and procedures needed to be successful in the job. For clinical positions, this includes clinical procedures required by department and unit, as demonstrated by unit-based competency testing.
Patient Safety – Embraces the principle of keeping patients safe by following safety policies and procedures, treating people with respect, and speaking up in Patient Safety related situations.
Oral/Written Communication - Ability to speak and write effectively, demonstrates fundamental command of language, communicates well using all mediums.
Interpersonal Skills - Listens to and understands what others are saying. Establishes effective working relationships with others, contributing to a climate of mutual respect and cooperation. Uses vocabulary and grammar appropriate to the situation. Demonstrates sensitivity and tact, understanding own effect on the motivation, attitudes and actions of others. Makes favorable first impressions.
Diversity - Able to demonstrate the knowledge and practice of Diversity in the workplace. Able to work with a diverse group of people in a manner that enables them to reach their full potential, in pursuit of organizational objectives, without anyone being advantaged or disadvantaged by irrelevant considerations.
Unit Management - Unit Management is the management of the people, resources, deliverables, budgets, general administration and other components of day-to-day management of a functional unit.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nursing in California.
BLS certification (through American Heart Association).
Masters’ of Science in Nursing.
Certain departments must complete mandatory stroke specific requirements for certification.
About Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the 2020 - 2021 U.S. News & World Report. For an unprecedented 24 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as one of the county’s best hospitals in a local newspaper survey. Hoag is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 30,000 inpatients and 480,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals – Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which opened in 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010 – in addition to nine health centers and 13 urgent care centers. Hoag is a designated Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences, women’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate, Hoag Orthopedic Institute, which consists of an orthopedic hospital and two ambulatory surgical centers. Visit www.hoag.org for more information.