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General Description of the Job Class
Provide oversight and direction in establishing and maintaining a system for developing, reviewing, approving and disseminating standards of clinical practice; quality, education, advanced practice, clinical operation across CSUs making recommendations on policy issues regarding clinical practice. This Associate Chief Nursing Officer will oversee Accreditation and Regulatory Affairs across Duke University Health System (DUHS).
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Provide oversight and direction in establishing and maintaining a system for developing, reviewing, approving, disseminating, and assuring compliance with accreditation and regulatory standards and the quality of standards of clinical practice. Direct clinical and administrative operations; oversee development and implementation of plans, operations, and programs across Clinical Service Units. Accreditation and Regulatory Affairs provides leadership for Duke Health's overall Policy Management System.
Assure effective communication and coordination of initiatives among various councils across DUHS, the nursing infrastructure and other hospital medical staff committee councils, and work groups. Provide oversight and direction to the clinical service units in developing specialty practice councils within the organization. Assist in reviewing and making recommendations on policy issues regarding clinical practice with appropriate disciplines within the organization.
Develop formal business plans with outcome measures. Prepares annual report. Synthesizes data and information regarding organizational performance and collaborates effectively to plan/implement strategies to meet or exceed regulatory standards.
Plan for and ensure competent care for patient and families.
Develop/monitor programs to facilitate meeting goals of department, CSU, hospital, and health system.
Provide administrative direction to management staff within areas of responsibility including supporting plan development, priority-setting, decision-making, and professional development.
Coordinate the resource needs for areas of responsibility, including reviewing and approving budgetary recommendations, and preparing variance analyses of budgeted revenues and expenses for areas of responsibility.
Lead change regarding quality of care and operational enhancements including implementation and communication plans related thereto.
Direct activities with managers and administrators in other departments as needed to ensure high quality, efficient clinical services.
Direct personnel functions related to areas of responsibility including, but not limited to hiring and performance management
Serve as role model and resource for professional colleagues. Participates in leadership activities such as committees, professional organizations, publishing, teaching, and research.
Remain current with local trends and changes in nursing professional/practice in health environment. Ensure that department/staff meet JCAHO, NC Board of Nursing, and other regulatory/licensure requirements.
Represent the Chief Nursing Officer regarding nursing service issues.
Provide assistance with other projects as delegated by the Chief Nursing Officer and Assistant Vice President.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Master's degree required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing required. Doctorate preferred.
Seven years of progressive nursing leadership experience is required including at least 4 years of experience in a management role. Must have experience and knowledge of relevant legislation, regulatory and accreditation requirements.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina.
Nurses hired into leadership positions must obtain a nursing leadership certification within one year of hire.
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