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Chief Nursing OfficerWaukesha, Wisconsin

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Job # 436399 Date posted 06/15/2022

Description

The Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin (RHOW) is a state-of-the-art, 40-bed Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Hospital that is dedicated to restoring lives. We are a result of the joint venture partnership between ProHealth Care and Kindred Healthcare to meet the growing rehabilitation needs of the region. 
RHOW specializes in treating patients with many diagnoses, including, but not limited to, stroke, brain injury, amputation, neurological and cardiac disorders. In 2016, RHOW received Joint Commission Disease Specific Specialization in Stroke and Amputee Rehabilitation. In 2020, RHOW became CARF accredited. 

JOB SUMMARY:

Directs and coordinates functions and activities of nursing department and assigned clinical operation departments.  Consults with and advises Chief Executive Officer on the general operation of the hospital.  Develops nursing and clinical department’s goals, objectives, standards of performance, policies and procedures.  Organizes nursing and clinical departments according to administrative and nursing service guidelines; ensures compliance with legal, organizational, and medical staff standards.  Has authority and responsibility for establishing, directing, and implementing the Standards of Nursing Practice and the clinical operations and financial matters related to all nursing and clinical care areas and functions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides professional working conditions for employees.
  • Ensures the nursing department staff performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Assists with development of the budget for the nursing department in collaboration with the CEO and Controller. Manages costs associated with personnel, equipment and supplies.
  • Responsible for staffing plans, management of nursing hours per patient day, and quality of work of nursing staff.
  • Assures compliance with nursing scope of practice and HIPAA.
  • Enforces compliance of the nursing department with education/in-service requirements/orientation and competencies.
  • Leads monthly staff meetings and communicates information to/from management and leadership.
  • Promotes rehabilitation nursing philosophy and practice; encourages staff development, including acquisition of CRRN for qualified registered nurses.
  • Assists to review and evaluate risk and quality indicators, patient satisfaction results, and outcomes in order to continually improve performance and outcomes; communicates this information to the nursing department.
  • Performs management activities including interviewing, hiring, evaluating, counseling, and performance evaluations of staff in the nursing department.
  • Assures occurrence of appropriate documentation, including documentation of medical necessity, by staff in medical records; monitors completion and revisions to the Interdisciplinary Care Plan.
  • Assures education and training is provided to nursing staff on Quality Indicators (QI); assures timely and accurate QI assessments and scoring is performed.
  • Assures nursing attendance and participation in team conferences.
  • Ensures that patient charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in healthcare administration, business administration, or clinical specialty preferred. Orproof of intention to complete Master’s Degree 
  • Current unrestricted Registered Nurse licensure.
  • Current CRRN or obtained within 2 years preferred
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in healthcare administration/management with a minimum of two years’ experience at a senior nursing management level.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in hospital management in an inpatient, acute care environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate caregivers and team members are proud to lead the way. If you are interested in joining our team, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care and outstanding service in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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