Clinical Director

Webster, TX

JOB SUMMARY

To provide overall leadership to Clinical Services at Houston Physicians’ Facilities to ensure the delivery of efficient, quality care to all patients. This is a hands-on, comprehensive position responsible for the execution of all functions in Clinical Services. Clinical Services includes the inpatient unit, the emergency department, and other clinical services as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BSN minimum, Masters Preferred
  • Licensure as registered nurse
  • Minimum of 5 years management experience in cardiology, medical-surgical patient care and emergency services
  • Certification in BLS, ACLS, and PALS required

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE

Category I exposure to bloodborne pathogens, frequent exposure to chemical hazards and may encounter radiation hazards.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Provides administrative and strategic leadership for clinical services
  • Completes tasks as requested by CNO
  • Participates in the development and implementation of long-range strategic plans, goals, and objectives
  • Drives the culture across Clinical Services resulting in improved patient experience and enhanced employee engagement
  • Consults with medical staff leadership with regard to medical issues
  • Responsible for Clinical Service Line growth
  • Responsible for overseeing the daily management and coordination of clinical services.
  • Interviews candidates for inpatient unit, emergency department, and other assigned unit positions and makes recommendations for hiring or termination of employment
  • Collaborates with Joint Solutions Center Coordinator and Spine Solutions Center Coordinator regarding initiatives and patient care needs
  • Collaborates with Case Manager in management of patient care
  • Works closely with the CNO and Quality Director to review and revise current facility policies and procedures
  • Collaborates with the clinical educator to arrange in-service programs and schedule staff meetings
  • Coordinates, assigns, and/or provides relief coverage according to needs of the clinical areas.
  • Coordinates vacation and time off schedules.
  • Oversees completion of annual evaluations and monitors job performance of nursing staff
  • Monitors efficient ordering of supplies and forwards purchase requests for capital equipment to senior leadership.
  • Meets with manufacturer representatives regarding updates on equipment and new products.
  • Serves as a member of the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee to report data and preventive/corrective action plans.
  • Reviews variance reports filed by staff members. Completes investigative documentation as appropriate.
  • Participates in accreditation and regulatory surveys.
  • Manages a comprehensive range of programs with the objectives of improving the quality/value services available to patients and physicians, and improving the overall efficiency, service, and profitability
  • Establishes policy and standards of nursing care and practice consistent with the CNO’s clinical strategy

 


JOB CODE: 1000584