Senior Nursing Director - Ambulatory

Open Date 8/14/2017
Division Tower Health Medical Group

Tower Health Medical Group is currently recruiting for a Senior Nursing Director, Ambulatory Clinical Practice. This newly created role is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes safety and well being of all patients in the ambulatory practice setting. The Senior Nursing Director will:

  1. Plan, direct, coordinate and evaluate the overall clinical nursing practice and other clinical support staff in the ambulatory environment

  2. Promote and advance excellence in professional nursing practice and clinical support staff in the ambulatory practices

  3. Participate in the vision and strategic plan for nursing, professional practice model, and shared governance

  4. Participate in the development and implementation of policies and procedures

  5. Maintain open communication with all staff and physicians to promote performance improvement and consistency of care across the continuum

  6. Responsible for the implementation of a professional practice model and developing a clinical care delivery system that ensures patient and family centered care, consistency as well as safe, effective and high quality care

  7. Provide nursing leadership in the support of shared governance council activities throughout the organization

This position reports to the Vice President, Operations and in close collaboration with the Chief Nursing Officer.

Position Requirements

This position is ideal for a Nursing leader within large Ambulatory settings, who has strong experience influencing, implementing and leading people through change, evaluating and improving processes and procedures in particular Nursing Practice with the ability to ensure consistency across the organization. To qualify for this challenging leadership opportunity, candidates must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing

  • Master's degree in Nursing, Business or Healthcare Administration

  • Nurse Executive Advanced Certification

  • PA Registered Nurse license

  • Strong clinical nursing experience

  • Strong experience in a nursing leadership role

  • Demonstrated experience working with others to develop and implement a short and long term business plan and strategy

  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing a Nursing care delivery model

  • Strong knowledge of evidence based practice, professional practice and research

  • Strong experience leading staff through change

  • Strong project management and process improvement experience

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong facilitation and collaboration skills with the ability to influence people at all levels of the organization

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Special Notes
About the Organization Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system offering leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have comprehensive physicians network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services, all here in our region. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery & stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's
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