Company: Virginia Mason Memorial
Posted on: September 21, 2022
All staff members at Yakima Valley Memorial must be in
compliance with our Vaccination Policy, which includes the COVID-19
(SARS-CoV-2) vaccine, by their first day of employment. ROLE
SUMMARY Organizes and administers all areas of the Nursing service
department. The Director performs a variety of administrative and
managerial functions. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
- Plans, directs and monitors activities of the assigned
departments as reflected in the mission of Yakima Valley Memorial
(YVM) and in accordance with federal, state, local laws and
regulations as well as standards established by Joint
- Promotes sound fiscal operation by maintaining an effective
budgeting process within the division.
- Advises and makes recommendations to the Chief Nursing Officer
(CNO) regarding budgeting, cost and financial matters.
- Actively participates with leaders across the organization in
decision making structures and processes for the planning,
promoting and conducting of organization wide performance
- Directs the operations of assigned departments and appraises
their performances, including authority to hire and terminate,
subject to CNO approval.
- Directs and assists department Managers in establishing
measurements of performance, increased productivity, cost controls
and maximum utilization of staff and facilities.
- Organizes, directs and staffs assigned departments in a manner
commensurate with the scope of services provided and to ensure safe
and quality patient care.
- Investigates complaints by staff, Providers, patients and/or
their families regarding patient care.
- Participates in appropriate community, state and national
nursing and hospital associations and professional
- Participates in the maintenance and revision of the salary
program for nursing division employees in accordance with hospital
policies, nursing union contract and state labor laws.
- Participates with Managers and Administration in planning for
adequate facilities, equipment and supplies influencing the
performance of nursing and medical personnel in their care of
- Leading continuous improvement through VMPS.
- Coordinates and integrates policies and procedures that guide
and support the provision of services.
- Participates with the top management team in formulating,
administering and evaluating organizational strategy and policy.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Education: Bachelors Degree in
Nursing, Business, Healthcare Administration or related field
required. Masters degree preferred. Experience: Minimum of five
years of progressive leadership experience in healthcarel setting
required. Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Washington State
(DOH) Registered Nurse licensure required. American Heart
Association BLS required. Nursing Administration Certification
preferred. ABOUT US: Yakima Valley Memorial (YVM) is a 256-bed
acute-care, not-for-profit community hospital that has served
Central Washington's Yakima Valley for 70 years. YVM also includes
a multispecialty team of more than 300 physicians and 20+ primary
care and specialty care locations. Specialty care services include
cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and
advanced services for children with special health care needs. We
offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, and
vision coverage; plus we have a generous 401K plan (with an
employer contribution!), competitive compensation, and a diverse
workforce that is passionate about patient care. At YVM, we know
the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported. As
the regions leading health care provider and Yakimas largest
employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform
Yakima! Our vision at YVM is creating healthy communities one
person at a time. With such an important goal, we work together to
demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork,
Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our
doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from
you! Yakima Valley Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to
assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential
duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended
to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and
serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of
duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working
conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does
not constitute a contract as employment is at will.
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