Shift Director

Employer
Howard County General Hospital
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Executive, Director
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field. The Shift Director is accountable to ensure the smooth operation of the hospital during his/her shift, and to facilitate problem resolution throughout the hospital. The Shift Director assumes responsibility and is accountable for the overall operation of all the units in the absence of the Unit Manager/Director on evening, night, weekends and holidays. The Shift Director provides clinical expertise and oversees management activities during his/her shift in consultation with the Unit Manager/Director for that unit, when appropriate. For matters of a serious nature, the Shift Director would consult with the Administrator on Call (AOC). Ensures a safe, healthful and pleasant environment for patients via appropriate staffing, resolution of problems inter-departmentally and intra-departmentally in a collaborative manner and may be required to communicate with external contacts to gather factual data. 20 hours per week Night Shift 12:00 AM - 8:30 AM Every other weekend Friday night and Saturday night Work 1. Graduate of an accredited program of professional nursing. Master's degree in Nursing or related field required (ie, health care administration, or business administration). If Master's degree is not in nursing, must hold BSN. Qualified applicants can be placed in the position if they hold a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and agree to complete a Master's degree in nursing or related field. Steady progress toward degree completion is defined as a minimum of 9 credits per calendar year from the time they begin coursework. Course work must begin within 6 months of moving into the position. Effective July 1, 2016: Current managers with BSN degrees will be grandfathered and not required to get a Master's degree to stay in the position, Current Managers without BSN's must obtain BSN and cannot be grandfathered. After July 1, 2016 all managers hired after July 1, 2016 must have a BSN and agree to complete a Master's degree. 2. Minimum of five (5) years clinical experience in health care setting required of which at least three (3) years must include administrative and supervisory responsibilities or equivalent in education and experience. Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. .