ICU Nursing Director
The George Washington University Hospital The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients - from local residents to our nation's leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women's health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery. GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nation's capital. The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced medical technology, and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research. Director of Nursing Provides leadership, management, and direction to continually improve the profession of nursing and patient care within the George Washington University Hospitals Service Excellence Standards. The Director is responsible for nursing care within assigned areas. Responsible for nursing quality programs that are outcome-oriented and will develop and implement programs/plans in accordance with government regulations, licensing and accreditation requirements that effectively utilize resources to reach the organizations short and long-term strategic goals/objectives/mission. Job Requirements Education/Qualification BSN MS in nursing or Master s degree in related field preferred Over 5 years of progressive nursing management experience in an acute care setting. Preferred over 8 years of progressive nursing management experience in an acute care setting. Certification in specialty preferred Skills Demonstrated working knowledge nursing clinical practices and management. Demonstrated proficiency with common computer based applications such as electronic mail, word processing and various databases, whether PC, network or mainframe based. Ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to adapt to multiple and changing priorities Knowledge of principles and practices relevant to clinical nursing specialty practice. Demonstrated experience with Nursing Quality and Patient Safety programs and practices. Demonstrated knowledge of effective management and supervisory practices. Highly developed written and verbal communication skills. Interpersonal skills to foster a collaborative environment between staff members. Able to achieve operational goals though influence and expert change management skills. Demonstrates leadership abilities that contribute to a positive work environment. Promotes mutual respect and professionalism in working relationships. This opportunity offers the following: Challenging and rewarding work environment Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries Competitive Compensation Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan 401k plan with company match One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. 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