Chief Nurse Executive/Director Patient Care Services in Spokane, WA at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 1/19/2020

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  • Location:
    911 West 5th Avenue
    Spokane, WA
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Nurse Executive

Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Spokane is in search of a Nurse Executive (Director of Patient Care Services) due to our current nurse leader’s retirement. Shriner’s employees enjoy a wide range of benefits beginning with all healthcare benefits being available from day one of employment; therefore avoiding the need for COBRA. Other benefits include a choice of two medical plans, vision care, dental, life insurance, and paid time off, retirement savings programs, extended Illness bank, short-and long-term disability, relocation assistance and other voluntary benefits.

We are a pediatric orthopedic hospital with 30 beds and 200 employees. We enjoy a work life balance second to none and is evidenced by the years our employees work with us until retirement. If you appreciate an opportunity to live your personal mission every day of the week, we would love to meet you and show you how we live our mission and dedication to the children we help.

The position reports directly to the hospital Administrator; indirectly to the System Chief Nursing Officer and is also a member of the Senior Leadership Team. This position has responsibility for Patient Care Services which includes Inpatient, Outpatient, Surgery, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Radiology, Respiratory, Rehab, Care Coordination, Recreation/Child Life, Education and Infection Control/Employee Health.

Position Summary:

Administrative authority and responsibility for patient care services, policies and procedures, evidence based nursing standards of patient care, and compliance with the Nurse Practice Act.  Maintains sound organizational relationships and shared decision making with the Board of Governors, Senior Administrative Team (Administrator and Chief of Staff), physicians, department managers, and all stakeholders. As a member of the Senior Administrative Team, provides strategic recommendations for patient care services and overall hospital direction.

Develops, implements, and evaluates long and short term goals for nursing as well as for assigned departments; responsible for directing, planning, and facilitating process improvements in patient care in a safe, consistent environment that promotes quality care and optimal patient outcomes within the constraints of available resources.  

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

BSN and a Master’s degree in nursing related field is required.

Experience: Five years plus in an acute care hospital required. Four years plus as a nursing department director required.   Additionally, experience in a pediatric specialty hospital preferred which may include Maternal/Child Health, Orthopedics, and / or Rehabilitation strongly preferred.

Recommended professional affiliations include AONE, ANA and ACHE.


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