This position is responsible for nursing leadership for the CDPI program. The position would include direct supervision and performance evaluation of all nurses with CDPI as their primary department and data specialists and other office staff. The position would have responsibility for planning, overseeing, and facilitating the performance improvement activities of all CDPI performance improvement nurses. This position would be responsible for managing the operations of the CDPI department including schedules, time records, and budget and productivity tracking, and would also include administrative support for department activities and for the Medical Director. The position would also include working with a CDPI Sevice Line Physician to conduct specific performance improvement projects (estimated 0.5 FTE)
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN/MSN preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES:Current New Mexico State or compact state RN license. PCCN/CCRN certification preferred. BLS through the American Heart Association. ACLS and NIHSS required within 6 months of hire/transfer date. Must maintain membership in AHA/ASA and CBRAC.
SKILLS: Demonstrated excellence in communication, interpersonal and analytical skills. Must be computer literate. Must be self-directed. Experience with Excel preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three to five years' experience in clinical nursing, with advanced skills.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Medical Director of Clinician Directed Performance Improvement
General office environment and general hospital departments/nursing units
- Bloodborne pathogen A
Ability to move around the hospital to all units/departments for about 40% of the day, sitting in office 60% of the day. Ability to assist with patient lifting and general nursing care. Use of a computer for required applications. Requires close work, good vision, dexterity to write as well as to type.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.