Registered Nurse (RN) Clinical Director, DOU, Full time, days
Location: Downey, California
Internal Number: 18468
PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, PIH Health Hospital - Downey and PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, 27 outpatient medical locations, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services.
The organization is recognized by Watson Health as one of the nation’s Top Hospitals, and College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology. PIH Health is certified as a Great Place to Work TM. For more information, visit PIHHealth.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
This RN Clinical Director is responsible and accountable for 24-hour operations within the Transitional Care Unit (TCU) located on the PIH Health Downey Hospital. The Clinical Director has the direct oversight of: patient experience; personnel management, fiscal resources, performance improvement, and interdepartmental coordination/collaboration. The RN Clinical Director ensures standards of care are met and that relationships with providers and all disciplines are collegial; working together to keep the patient and family at the center of all decisions. Works with the Vice President of Post-Acute Care Services to achieve the strategic goals for Post-Acute Care Services. Works with respective unit(s) with an emphasis on superior performance and value added strategies with unwavering focus on customer/patient care. Leads by example.
Analytical skills, knowledge of Joint Commission, Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) Condition of Participation, Title 22 licensing requirements, Center for Disease Control (CDC), and unit specific nursing practice guidelines
Has ability to articulate to the community of constituents the value range and necessity of Post-Acute Care Services both from acute care and long term care perspectives.
Knowledgeable in county and state regulations regarding unit specific standards and operations.
Effective written/oral communications
Problem-solving skills and organization skills
Knowledge of continuous quality improvement tools, Plan Do Check Act performance improvement methodology and techniques
Personal computer skills and knowledge of applicable software programs
Knowledge of trends in nursing practice
Demonstrated expertise in unit specific patient care and disease pathology; assessment, intervention, management, and education
Ability to promote team-building among multidisciplinary treatment team
Strong interpersonal communication skills, written and verbal
Demonstrate leadership abilities focusing on self-direction/empowerment
Ability to analyze various sources of outcome data
Current California Registered Nurse license
Current BLS Certification
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Minimum three (3) years of work experience in healthcare facility
Current California driver's license and valid auto insurance
Master of Science in Nursing or other postgraduate health science, business or management degree
Minimum two (2) years of leadership experience
Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V
PIH Health is the Communities’ Health and Wellness Partner
Our network of highly trained and compassionate physicians, nurses, clinicians, staff and volunteers work tirelessly and collaboratively every day to maintain and enhance the health and wellbeing of every member of our service areas. And when needed, we are here to coordinate care, manage chronic disease, and treat health conditions for the best possible outcomes.
We’re a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with three hospitals, numerous outpatient medical offices, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, digestive health, orthopedics, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients first—a cornerstone of our mission, vision and values—as we deliver top-quality healthcare.
We serve more than 3.7 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region.
Why PIH Health?
Our culture is built around our core values, which are the guiding principles for everything we do. For over 60 years, PIH Health has maintained a sense of community and a family-like cultur...e where patients are the top priority, and employees and volunteers are proud to be affiliated with such an outstanding organization.
PIH Health Hospital - Whittier
Our Whittier campus delivers outstanding and compassionate care to patients, every day. Among other awards, PIH Health Hospital - Whittier has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® for the third consecutive year by Truven Health Analytics. PIH Health Hospital in Whittier, CA is located 30 minutes east of Los Angeles, close to the Los Angeles and Orange County border. There are many great communities in which to live that surround the hospital. This means easy access to work, great dining, shopping, entertainment and spectacular beaches. Whatever your passion, you’ll find the right place for it here.
PIH Health Hospital - Downey is a nonprofit hospital with a rich, nearly 100-year history of meeting the healthcare needs of its community. The Downey campus is part of the PIH Health comprehensive health network consisting of two hospitals, 18 medical office locations and a host of specialty services. According to US News & World Report, the hospital scores highly in patient safety and orthopedics. With 955 employees, the hospital is the 5th largest employer in the city of Downey.