Senior Director Nursing (Surgical/Oncology)
At MedStar Washington Hospital Center all members of our team share a single focus - providing world-class care at every moment. Here, you'll be part of our mutual commitment toward better outcomes for all of our patients. Because each decision you make matters to us all. This is your opportunity to make each moment count, every single day. This is your time to launch a career with MedStar Washington Hospital Center. General Summary of Position: Is an active member of the Division of Nursing leadership/management team and is responsible for one or more defined areas of organized nursing services (clinical or administrative). Maintains and demonstrates current knowledge of healthcare organizations and clinical expertise, providing leadership and expertise to advance nursing practice and the provision of quality healthcare delivery in a defined specialty. Creates and facilitates a learning environment and atmosphere of participative management within the framework of shared governance and shared decision making. Contributes to the DON strategic plan and goals and is accountable for the implementation and attainment of these goals within their defined areas of responsibility. Promotes a culture in practice to assure the Hospital mission of a Patient First environment, enhances productivity and job satisfaction. Reports to the Senior Vice President of Nursing.EDUCATION: Master's degree in Health Care or Business Administration is required. EXPERIENCE: More than ten years experience of progressively more responsible job related experience; at least five years of which are in an upper level managerial/administrative nursing position. CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION/LICENSURE: A license as a registered nurse in the District of Columbia is required. Certification in area of specialty and/or certification in nursing administration by a nationally recognized nursing organization. About MedStar Health MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment. MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non-disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.