ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NURSING AFFAIRS

Posted on

Saturday, 30 March 2019, 23 Rajab 1440

 

Apply by

 

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 25 Ramadan 1440

 

Location

 

Riyadh

 

Department/Section

 

Admin Section - Nursing Affairs Department

Summary

Assists in the development, implementation of the strategic direction of Nursing Affairs (NA) and takes a lead role in negotiating, identifying, implementing and evaluating achievement of the strategic goals across NA.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

1. Provides professional leadership, undertakes internal and external assessment to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the delivery of quality patient and family centred care.

2. Leads the development, implementation and evaluation of NA’s annual strategic plan. Works in partnership with Program Directors to define and clarify the strategic direction. Creates a culture that facilitates shared decision making with all NA staff through the professional practice framework.

3. Provides leadership in performance improvement and monitors outcomes for assigned clinical practice areas and operational programs in NA.

4. Demonstrates collaborative multi-disciplinary partnerships working towards the achievements of constant improvement in quality patient care. Monitors quality of services and takes effective action to address quality issues and related risks with the NA leadership. Drives the achievement of clinical quality outcome indicators and patient satisfaction.

5. Drives the achievement of decreasing the length of stay/waiting time as per divisional plan.

6. Monitors the quality and quantity of the data and information taking the necessary actions to deal with any problems. Synthesises the data and information and develops justifiable and realistic conclusions and recommendations and actions.

7. Leads the operational planning within NA working closely with physician and other discipline counterparts to ensure services are managed and delivered effectively and efficiently. Drives the achievement of successfully implementing clinical information systems at divisional level.

8. Serves as a senior member of the NA Leadership Team and represents Executive Director, Nursing Affairs at internal and external functions as assigned.

9. Provides advanced leadership direction facilitating change through Program Directors and others within assigned area of responsibility to achieve the nursing goals.

10. Monitors the performance and development of Program Directors and others within assigned area of responsibility.

11. Communicates effectively with all staff proactively seeking out solutions to improve communications. Empathetic and reassuring when communicating sensitive information and advice to staff. Persuasive and reassuring as required.

12. Drives the retention of all staff to meet division specific turnover rate goal. Participates in retention activities.

13. Drives the achievement of cost efficiency savings using lean principles. Supports and contributes to Nursing Research based on internal and external assessments. Makes recommendation for research proposals.

14. Directs nursing support services in the achievement of strategic goals. Continually evaluates utilization of resources and redirects based on achievement or need.

15. Drives the achievement of targets for Saudization and nationality mix in areas of responsibility, consistent with strategic plan of NA. Participates in the training and development of Saudi nursing students and graduates.

16. Assists in promoting and sharing knowledge via mentorship in line with relevant research and evidence based practice.

17. Drives the achievement of successful implementation of clinical information systems.

18. Participates in the development and evaluation of IPPs.

19. Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures.

20. Participates in self and other’s education, training and development, as applicable.

21. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education

PhD, Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is required.

Experience Required

Seven (7) years of related experience including four (4) years at a managerial Nursing level in a large complex hospital or healthcare institution with PhD, ten (10) years with Master's or twelve (12) years with Bachelor’s Degree is required.

Other Requirements(Certificates)

Current Registered Nurse licensure from country of origin and Saudi Commission for Health Specialties licensure is required.