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Regional Director Of Nursing

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Aurora
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

The Regional Director of Nursing is a key leadership role responsible for overseeing the general operation of Nursing departments across the assigned region. This position holds accountability for planning, coordination, and implementation of clinic nursing activities, workflows, and initiatives. The Regional Director of Nursing works diligently to ensure standardization, optimal patient flow, and delivery of high-quality nursing care.

As the Regional Director of Nursing, you'll lead and shape nursing operations across our region, ensuring the highest standards of patient care. Your influence will drive excellence, promote safety, and uphold quality in every clinic. At YVFWC you'll find a rewarding environment where your leadership directly impacts communities in need. Collaborating with clinic leaders and corporate departments, you'll strategize to optimize resources and implement best practices, all while mentoring and developing nursing talent at every level. If you're passionate about making a difference in healthcare and thrive in a dynamic leadership role, join us in our mission to deliver exceptional care to our communities.

We've transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Explore our short clips, " WE are Yakima " and " YVFWC - And then we grew " for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

What we offer

  • Salary $107,000-$145,000 DOE with ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates.
  • Sign-on Bonus $7,500 in first paycheck, $2,000 at 12 months.
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, uniform allowance, and more.
    Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties:
    • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and YVFWC requirements.
    • Serves as a role model for professional standards and nursing expectations and subject matter expert.
    • The Regional Director of Nursing exercises authority and influence to oversee and guide nursing leadership within the region. By fostering positive relationships and effective communication, they ensure that nursing teams operate efficiently and provide exceptional patient care.
    • Collaborates with regional clinics and corporate departments to develop strategic plans for nursing operations. This includes aligning goals, optimizing resources, and implementing best practices.
    • Collaborates with management in assigned clinics to plan standardized patient care delivery systems that effectively address patient needs, adequate staffing, and ensure quality patient care.
    • Monitors and evaluates nursing practices to maintain high standards of care. Implements quality improvement initiatives and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements.
    • Partners with other healthcare leaders, physicians, and stakeholders to enhance interdisciplinary collaboration and achieve organizational goals. Responsibility for representing the assigned region on corporate committees and leading regional nursing organizational goals. Collaborates with nursing personnel at all levels within the region to achieve shared objectives.
    • Collaborates with Senior Director of Nursing and local leadership teams to create and implement workflows and initiatives that ensure clinical competence, staff performance, effective communication, and continual education.
    • Establishes protocols to regularly update leadership on progress towards established goals and objectives. Actively highlights areas needing development, champions the implementation of effective solutions, and ensures the development or availability of data to report on progress.
    • Provides leadership to the regions clinic s nursing team when the clinic nursing supervisor is unavailable, demonstrating strong leadership by being proactively present onsite as required. Efficiently prioritizes departmental responsibilities, ensuring task delegation, quality control, and comprehensive staff supervision.
    • Acts as a key support to the clinic nursing supervisor and may participate in the recruitment and selection of clinic nursing staff. This includes guiding new hires through their job roles, expectations, and the clinics policies and procedures, as well as instructing on the correct use of tools and equipment.
    • Collaborates with Vice President of Operations, Senior Director of Nursing, Clinic Directors, and Clinic Managers to develop the nursing budget for the region. Develops and implements the annual department work plan forecasting equipment needs and capacity requirements.
    • Keeps clinic nursing supervisors informed about quality improvement initiatives and supports clinic leadership in achieving nursing-related objectives.
    • Mentors and develops nursing leaders at various levels. Encourages professional growth and fosters a positive work environment.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
      • Education:Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing. Associate Degree in Nursing and two additional years of nursing experience may be substituted for Bachelor's degree. Master of Science Degree in Nursing preferred.
      • Experience:Four year's clinical experience as a RN with at least two year's supervisory experience in an Inpatient or outpatient environment. Three years' experience with responsibility for department leadership preferred.
      • Professional Licenses/Certificates/Registration:Registered Nurse license for the state of practice. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification within 90 days of hire. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) preferred. Valid Driver s License and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage. If RN license is in a participating Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state, the following requirements apply:
        • Must submit proof of license in state of residence.
        • Must submit proof of completion for the required suicide prevention training during 1st week of onboarding.
        • If relocating to Washington State, must obtain WA RN license within 6 months of hire.
        • Must update primary state of residence within 60 days (applies to anyone relocating to Washington State)
        • Military Nurses are not required to obtain Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)
        • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Physical requirements for this position include hearing, seeing, speaking, feeling, talking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions. This position requires walking and/or standing for long periods of time and/or sitting is only required occasionally. This position requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force and/or 10 pounds frequently in order move objects. This position is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and electrical shock. This position requires the ability to travel and have reliable transportation for possible coverage at surrounding YVFWC sites, as assigned.
          Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

          Contact us at...@yvfwc.orgto learn more about this opportunity! Associated topics: assistant director, care manager, chief, cno, critical, critical care, director, nurse manager, officer, rgn

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Portland , Regional Director Of Nursing, Healthcare , Aurora, Oregon

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