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Director, Nursing Practice & Policy, Honolulu, HI


Organization: The Queen's Health Systems
Category: Director
Location: Honolulu, HI
Date Job Posted: November 15, 2021
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A director functions at a high organizational level, providing leadership and direction in the development and implementation of strategic and innovative initiatives to further the mission of The Queen’s Medical Center (QMC). Anticipates problems and other needs and seeks solutions to assure the on-going operations of the Medical Center. Is highly skilled in facilitating interactions among organizational departments and functions. Promotes teamwork and collaboration; is results-oriented. A director reports to an executive; is accountable for functions and/or activities at the organization but may also have responsibilities, supporting operations at other The Queen’s Health Systems (QHS) entities or other affiliated organizations. He/she is accountable for outcomes and results to achieve the annual goals and objectives approved by the Board of Trustees. Makes a significant contribution to patient care quality and service. Functions as an organizational leader and is accountable to the System Leadership Council. Recognizes and supports the unique heritage and mission established by the founders, Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV.

Area(s) of assignment: Provides leadership and direction over the development, deployment and adoption of evidence-based practice and regulatory compliance for clinical and non-clinical policies and procedures throughout The Queen’s Health Systems (QHS). Collaborates with key stakeholders to guide the evaluation and application of evidence and established best practices to nursing practice and workflow. Develops a comprehensive Policy Program structure, articulating key program elements and desired outcomes, assessing program outcomes, and implementing strategies to address any identified program gaps. Serves as a resource to QHS staff and medical staff by aligning policies or procedures with evidenced-based practice and regulatory/accreditation standards.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A. Education/Certification and Licensure:
1. Current Hawaii State license as a Registered Nurse.
2. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
3. Master’s degree in Nursing.
4. Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) preferred.

B. Experience:
1. Five (5) years management/leadership experience in nursing, preferably in a comparable organization.
2. Prior experience developing and implementing programs that enhance nursing practice.
3. Solid understanding of business principles, i.e., strategic and financial planning, budgeting, business planning, organization theory.
4. Proven leadership skills, i.e., planning, communications, motivation, mentoring, interpersonal skills.
5. Track record of managing multiple departments/functions, preferably in a comparable health care setting.
6. Prior experience as a Clinical Nurse Specialist preferred.

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