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Assistant Chief Nursing Officer - Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
The Infection Preventionist/Employee Health Nurse Director will be responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating the infection control process within the facility. The Preventionist Nurse will be responsible for ensuring compliance with state, federal and the Joint Commissions Standards relating to infection control and prevention. This position reports to the CNO. The Preventionist Nurse collaborates with and acts as a consultant for the department managers and staff. Works closely with HR and Educator to ensure employee compliance with health maintenance, disease prevention and education. Qualifications BS degree in Health Sciences or Nursing preferred. Four years practice in profession of nursing preferred, experience in infection control or related field required, general knowledge of computer skills, use of office tools, and good communication skills. California State Board of Registered Nursing license required. APIC Certification in Infection Control and HICS training in Disaster Preparedness desired. Job: Infection Control Primary Location: CA-Barstow (San Bernardino region) Organization: Barstow Community Hospital Working Location: Barstow, CA Shift: Day Shift Forecasted paid hours per shift: 8 Forecasted hours per pay week :80 Employee Status: Full-ti Cedar Park Regional Medical Center in Cedar Park, Texas, is 25 miles north of Austin, and has 75 private patient rooms, a full-service emergency department, acute care services, women's services, cardiology, surgery, orthopedics, imaging and diagnostic services, general medical and surgical services and intensive and critical care. Description As a member of the Hospital's senior management team, the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer (ACNO) will participate in functional decision-making processes necessary to the successful attainment of the hospital's mission in addition to maintaining an awareness of changes in healthcare clinical matters that could have an impact on the success of the hospital. Responsibilities of the ACNO include, but are not limited to: : - Assist the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) in providing leadership to nurse employees that will enroll their support, create ownership of goals, and have them actively participate in decisions that impact the hospital - Assist the CNO in maintaining necessary regulatory and compliance approvals and quality accreditations - Partnering with physicians who use, or will use, the hospital - Assisting in planning new services that generate additional sources of profitable revenue - Creating an environment that will encourage recruiting and retention of clinical employees - Assisting the CNO in managing costs by continually seeking data that will identify opportunities and take action to eliminate non-value costs - Assisting the CNO in establishing standards for nursing practices and maintain authority, accountability and responsibility for nursing services - Developing organizational patient care programs, policies and procedures that describe how nursing care is assessed, delivered and evaluated. - Assisting the CNO in developing and managing the nursing services budget and ensuring sufficient number of qualified staff to assess patient needs - Planning and providing nursing care interventions and prevent complications, promote improvement and patient comfort and wellness - Analyzing areas in planning, promoting and conducting organization-wide performance improvement activities - Representing the nursing services at meetings as deemed necessary; participates with department heads in designing and providing patient care and services The ACNO will oversee multiple departments within the hospital as assigned. This position reports directly to the CNO and in the absence of the CNO, the ACNO may be required to interpret hospital policy and provide guidance. Qualifications Education: - Must possess a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution - Master's degree preferred Experience: - Must possess detailed knowledge of hospital nursing operations - Minimum 2 years of demonstrated successful leadership in an acute-care hospital environment (For-profit experience preferred) Certification/License: - Must be a registerd nurse (RN) with a current licensure Abilities: - Must be proficient in written and verbal communication skills - Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with hospital staff, physicians, patients, and patient's families - Ability to maintain confidential information concerning personal, financial, or medical matters Job: Hospital Administration Primary Location: TX-Cedar Park (Austin region) Organization: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center Working Location: Cedar Park, TX Shift: Day Shift Forecasted paid hours per shift: 8 Forecasted hours per pay week: 40 Employee Status: Full-time