HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director Transitional Care Unit in San Jose, California

Regional Medical Center of San Joseis an acute care hospital with a Level II Trauma Center. The hospital provides a host of technologically-advanced services including Cardiovascular, Neuro, Orthopedic, Bariatric and General Surgery, Interventional Pulmonology and services for Women. Regional holds Joint Commission advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. It is a certified Chest Pain Center, county-designated STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center, designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, a member of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ECMO) and is certified by The Joint Commission in Sepsis care.

The Director of Nursing is administratively accountable for patient care activities, operations, and staff functions within the institution. The patients’ continuum of care from entry to discharge is followed to ensure all patient care needs are being meet. The position develops objectives, policies, and procedures which support the mission, vision and values of the hospital. The position maintains the professional practice standards, customer relations, compliance with accreditation/licensure requirements, personnel and practice in the institution. The position works collaboratively with medical staff, other department directors, departmental staff, and serves in a leadership role fashion. Evaluates patient care data to ensure care is provided in accordance with evidence based practices guidelines and organizational standards. Demonstrates a working knowledge of county, state and federal guidelines (BRN, JC, CDPH, CDC, etc.). Leads and directs the work of others. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.

_LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS_: Minimum: Current CA RN License, BLS Preferred: ACLS, TNCC, PALS, NRP

_EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS_: Minimum: At least 3 years experience in an acute care setting, at least 2 years supervisory and/or managerial experience. Preferred: 5 years’ experience in an acute care setting and 5 years managerial or supervisory experience.

_EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS_: Minimum: BSN or equivalent Bachelor’s Degree Preferred: Master’s, DNP or PhD.

_KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS_: Demonstration of excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to problem solve critical thinking ability, knowledge of Nursing Practice Act, and a working knowledge of regulatory guidelines. Minimum: Effective front line supervision, word processing/spreadsheet, time management, clinical proficiency, Title XXII, Quality Improvement Preferred: Completion of formal management training

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Director Transitional Care Unit

Location: California-San Jose-Regional Medical Center of San Jose

Requisition ID: 08385-21196