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Director Nursing Operations

Company: Mercy Hospital Of Bakersfield
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the areas only inpatient oncology unit the Orthopedic Spine and Hand Center Family Birth Center the Lactation Support Center and retail store and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality compassionate care since 1910. Learn more at
The Director of Nursing Operations will plan, organize, direct, and evaluate housewide administrative services and operations, including daily patient throughput with oversight of all patient throughput initiatives. Responsible for coordinating, maintaining, and completing projects as assigned in support of the hospital's goals and mission, especially those pertaining to Patient Care Services. Acts as a liaison and change agent between nursing and ancillary departments, administration, and medical staff to complete projects and meet deadlines in the most efficient, cost effective manner with quality and safety of care. The Director of Nursing Operations collaborates with and assists nurse leaders in standardization of nursing practice, development and revision of nursing policies and procedures, nursing education/competencies, and nursing documentation, including monitoring effectiveness. Collaborates with nurse leaders to assure completion of activities related to maintaining regulatory compliance. Assists nurse leaders in development and implementation of operational action plans for obtaining and maintaining optimal nursing care. Represents the CNE as requested.
Experience:3 years prior proven experience in a Manager/Director setting with accountability for multiple departmentsor service lines. Current knowledge of The Joint Commission, State and Federal Regulatory agency requirements as well as Board of Registered Nursing Education:CA RN License. Bachelors in Nursingrequired.
Pay Range
$65.48 - $94.95 /hour

Keywords: Mercy Hospital Of Bakersfield, Bakersfield , Director Nursing Operations, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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