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The University of Kansas Health System DIR OF NURSING in KANSAS CITY, Kansas

The Director of Nursing is responsible for Mission and Values implementation, operational leadership and direction of assigned departments. Is responsible for assigned services for performance planning and improvement; clinical quality; fiscal and service results; and patient, customer, and employee satisfaction.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties and may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

  • Advocates for the protections and rights of individuals, families, communities, populations, healthcare providers, nursing and other professions and institutions and organizations, especially related to health and safety.

  • Attains knowledge and competency that reflects current practice.

  • Collaborates with all levels of nursing staff, interdisciplinary teams, executive leaders, and other stakeholders. - Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing and other services.

  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing and other services.

  • Enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice, nursing services administration, and the delivery of services.

  • Evaluates own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statues, rules and regulations.

  • Integrates ethical provisions in all areas of practice.

  • Integrates research findings into practice.

  • Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of peers and colleagues.

  • Provides leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession.

Job Requirements - Education and/or Relevant Experience

  • BLS Certification Required

  • Professional Nursing Certification preferred

  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas required

  • Master's Degree in Nursing required

  • 5+ years of supervisory and management experience required

Requisition ID: 2020-24000

Display Department Title: Primary Care Services

External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System

External Company URL: https://careers-kansashealthsystem.icims.com

Street: 4000 Cambridge Street

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