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Admin Dir. Nursing - Women and Children's Services


CHRISTUS Central Louisiana/St. Frances Cabrini


Registered Nurse (RN)


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CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini-40100


3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA  71301


Full Time

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Manages the designated service line and staff for a facility; ensures quality and full compliance with relevant policies and



Drives Results -- Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Manages Conflict -- Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum noise.

Communicates Effectively -- Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the

unique needs of different audiences.

Directs Work -- Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.

Builds Effective Teams -- Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve

common goals.

Business Insight -- Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization's goals.

Ensures Accountability -- Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments

Goals -- Completes quarterly goals

Delivering the Mission -- Performs duties as defined in this job description and demonstrates mastery of role


· Implementing and monitoring programs and practices for the delivery of safe and efficient quality nursing care for patients and their families · Ensuring consistent application of nursing services policies and standards throughout the organization · Monitoring patient outcomes and quality and effectiveness of nursing care. · Overseeing performance of managers and teams; identifying and addressing staff training and development needs · Medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing service and strategies   CORE COMPETENCIES Standard I: Financial Management · Recognizes the impact of reimbursement on revenue · Understands the relationship between value-based purchasing and quality outcomes with revenue and reimbursement · Creates, monitors, and analyzes a budget explaining variances · Conduct ongoing evaluation of productivity forecasting future revenue and expenses
  • Documents capital appropriations and project authorizations

Standard II. Human Resources Management
  • Evaluates and specifies the critical resources required to accomplish the team's objectives

  • Initiates requests for required resources based on staff competency with patient acuity

  • Allocates team resources responsibly and equitably within the scope of labor laws

  • Calculates resource usage to set a baseline for comparison

  • Discovers opportunities to improve resource utilization

  • Implements changes in role consistent with scope of practice

· Anticipates and plans for admission/discharge/transfer needs to facilitate patient flow
  • Resolves conflicts in a wide variety of situations, such as workload allocation, schedule overlap etc.

  • Adjusts management and personal style to fit the needs of different people and different situations

  • Explores motivational factors and tailors motivational efforts to individual needs and situations for the department

  • Conducts evaluations on personnel performance at the work place and recommends improvement plans

  • Coaches others on operating personnel management systems and their processes

Standard III. Relationship Management and Influencing Behaviors * Situation Management o Identify issues that require immediate attention
    • Apply principles of crisis management to handle situations as necessary

    • Manage conflict

    • Promote team dynamics

    • Mentor and coach staff

  • Promote Professional Management

  • Promote and encourage stress management

  • Encourage participation in professional action

  • Apply principles of self-awareness

  • Foster a healthy work environment

  • Diversity

  • Understand the components of cultural competence as they apply to the workforce

  • Maintain an environment of fairness and processes to support it

  • Capitalize on differences to foster highly effective work groups

  Standard VI. Performance Improvement/Safe Practice/Quality Care/Regulations · Assesses customer and patient satisfaction while developing strategies to address satisfaction issues
  • Provides direct service to internal or external customers

  • Facilitates the resolution of customer problems, issues, or concerns

· Monitors and promotes workplace safety requirements resulting in positive patient outcomes
  • Applies systems thinking knowledge as an approach to analysis and decision-making

· Demonstrates accountability for nursing research and quality improvement activities · Supports provision of evidence-based nursing care · Promotes and communicates patient information effectively across the continuum of care   Standard V. Leadership · Serves as a leader of patient care
  • Utilizes an appropriate style of leadership: autocratic, democratic, laissez-faire/free rein, etc.

  • Demonstrates leadership qualities: intelligence, dominance, persistence, integrity, confidence

  • Manages own behaviors during interactions, such as feedback giving, to shape workplace events

  • Utilizes positive reinforcement to motivate & attain desired behaviors; increases productivity

  • Employs leadership theories, such as contingency and transformational, and associated techniques

  • Applies techniques of "action learning" to problem solve and personally reflect on decisions

  TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES   Clinical Performance Improvement · Shares experiences with process performance improvements across multiple areas · Recognizes recurring and difficult programs and explores new or innovative solutions · Leverages technology to facilitate the sharing of clinical performance or outcomes data · Compares and contrasts different approaches for performance improvement; highlights pros and cons · Creates mechanism for ensuring quality and performance measures are understood and valued by nursing staff · Consults on and coaches on developing business cases to justify improvement initiatives Clinical Policies and Standards · Monitors different types of clinical practice to ensure compliance with standards · Evaluates existing and evolving standards and procedures and their impact on the organization · Shares advanced clinical standards and policies across medical specialties · Collaborates with other functions in establishing and documenting joint standards · Participates in the development of clinical policies and practices · Develops control and monitoring mechanisms for clinical policies adherence Healthcare Policy and Ethics Compliance · Shares experiences with addressing diverse problems in healthcare policy compliance · Demonstrates best practices for dealing with complex compliance or non-compliance situations · Guides others in making correct decisions when faced with ethical dilemmas · Designs or revises organizational practices and procedures to ensure compliance with policies · Supports and coaches on mechanisms that encourage attention to compliance issues all clinical activities · Participates in translating policy changes into operational programs and services Healthcare Regulatory Environment · Implements programs as needed to comply with diverse healthcare laws or regulations · Monitors regulatory compliance of all healthcare practices to ensure no violations · Evaluates key aspects of pending healthcare regulations and legislation that may impact company · Provides recommendations and implements solutions to existing and potential legal problems · Remains knowledgeable and shares main considerations and issues related to laws and regulations in the implementation of healthcare practices

Collaborates and communicates with all departments of a healthcare organization for the preparation for external audits

  • Master's Prepared, Bachelor's or Master's must be in Nursing

  • Excellent customer service, negotiation and communication skills

            Minimum of 3-5 years clinical patient care experience in a relevant setting

  • Minimum of 5-10 years of healthcare management experience

    RN license in good standing in state of employment (Louisiana) or a compact state , if applicable

          American Heart Association Basic Life Support
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