HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Vice President (VP) - Nursing Operations in Houston, Texas

_*Gulf Coast Division Office - Houston, Texas

Vice President (VP) - Nursing Operations*_

Serving patients throughout Greater Houston and South Texas,HCA Gulf Coast Divisionoffers comprehensive health solutions—including advanced medical care, education, and community outreach—at its nineteen hospitals and other free-standing facilities. This network model gives our patients access to a circle of care that is unrivaled in the region. From simple outpatient procedures to complex surgeries performed by specialists, HCA Gulf Coast Division offers comprehensive care close to home.

Serving such a large and diverse region requiresHCA Gulf Coast Divisionto offer a range of programs that meets the needs of young and old, acutely ill and chronically ill. Just some of our services and outreach efforts: * Twenty-four-hour emergency care, both at designated Hospital Emergency Centers and off-site Emergency Care locations * Life-saving intervention during cardiovascular and neurological incidents * Comprehensive women’s care, from obstetric care to minimally invasive gynecological surgery * Neonatal and pediatric intensive care * Inpatient and outpatient surgery, rehabilitation, and monitoring support * Education programs – child birth and child care classes, surgical seminars, physician speaker series * Management centers for diabetes, heart failure, and other complex conditions * Community partnerships with the American Heart Association, Joe Niekro Foundation, March of Dimes, and others.

TheHCA Gulf Coast Division Officeis looking for aVice President (VP) - Nursing Operations.

_Responsibilities:_ * Strategy o Develop a division framework and strategy to prioritize, delegate, and execute initiatives that align with the enterprise strategy for nursing operations o Provide feedback to corporate and division on cross-functional initiative progress (e.g., recruiting, staffing and scheduling, etc.) o Provide feedback to corporate on nursing initiatives, standards of care, and clinical processes based on key performance metrics (e.g., turnover, contract labor, etc.) * Delivery and operations o Manage execution of nursing initiatives and strategies across the division o Assist in the development of clinical protocols that use evidence based best practices to provide consistency and drive performance outcomes. o Evaluate projects or initiative strategic fit with the organization’s objectives to guide the allocation of human, financial, and technological resources. o Build strategic alliances and partnerships within the organization to collaboratively execute business strategies o Interface with cross-functional division leadership to oversee initiatives impacting nursing (e.g., float pools, recruiting strategies, etc.) aligned with HCA corporate strategies and division goals o Engage regularly with facility leadership and staff to identify unique operational needs and assist with development of action plans * Performance accountability o Collaborate with Nursing Analytics contact(s) to track impact of initiatives across key nursing metrics (e.g., efficiency, quality, turnover, etc.) o Monitor and evaluate reports consistently, highlighting areas of change / focus and suggesting action plans o Interpret business data for the purpose of identifying patterns, trends, and variances in company operations * Provides support by: o Working collaboratively with facility, division and corporate leadership to improve key nursing-driven metrics o Practicing and adhering to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement” o Performing other duties as assigned

Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree required * Master's Degree required * 5 years of experience in hospital analytics preferred * 5 years of experience in hospital operations preferred * Skill in grasping the complexities and understanding intricate relationships among issues or problems required * Skill in recognizing gaps in existing information that is important for fully understanding an issue or problem required * Expert knowledge of clinical systems that support operational efficiencies as it relates to clinical nursing initiatives required * Knowledge of tools, systems, and evidence-based practices utilized to support nursing operations (e.g., staffing, scheduling, etc.) * The ability to use database software to enter, retrieve, sort, and filter information as necessary for reporting or report generation required * The ability to use intermediate/advanced features of spreadsheet software to analyze data including formatting summary tables, creating graphs and charts, and making calculations required * The ability to plan and manage projects, including assigned personnel, multiple competing project, or resource demands to meet project deadlines on time and within budget required

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Title: Vice President (VP) - Nursing Operations

Location: Texas-Houston-Gulf Coast Division Office

Requisition ID: 02660-86545