Registered Nurse (RN) Clinical Director of Labor Management - FT - Days

Directors and Executives (Nursing and Non-Nursing) Edinburg, Texas


Description

Position at DHR Health

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Director of Labor Management provides operational oversight of Labor utilization across the health system with the guidance of the executive sponsor. The director is expected to evaluate, analyze, plan, implement, track and complete projects of varying length, purpose and complexity. The Director of Labor Management works closely with the executive team throughout the system and conducts these assignments in a manner that allows Administration to meet performance goals and objectives in an efficient and timely manner by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities.

 

POSITION EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university required. Nursing ( RN or LVN required).
  • Preferred: MHA, MBA with an emphasis in healthcare management, or advanced medical degree.
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Must maintain a high standard of confidentiality and honesty.
  • Ability to draft plans using original or innovative techniques or style.
  • Ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects.
  • Must work effectively as a team member, with management staff and must be able to work independently and/or unsupervised.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, ability to work as part of a team, excellent organization and problem solving skills, ability to assume initiative required.
  • Solid judgment in decision-making, ability to act with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally as well as through written & electronic communication.

 

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to attain performance levels and meet goals and objectives in a work environment characterized by constant change and demanding workloads.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE­:

  • Four (4) years of experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency Internet research
  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, Power Point and Excel required. VISIO and Access proficiency are a plus.
  • Knowledge of project management principles and practices and workforce development experience is desired.
  • Must be an outgoing individual with the ability to work well with others, including children and fans of all ages.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others. Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practices.
  • Seeks input on each project from all appropriate individuals and entities, including other Senior Leadership staff, the organization’s mandatory partners, community based organizations, the general public, training vendors, etc.
  • Manages labor utilization issues, provides solutions, delegates task and monitor progress to stay on schedule and on budget. This includes monitoring of premium pay cost initiatives – overtime, callback and call pay, education and training.
  • Meets consistently with Leaders to address variances in the key performance indicators. In collaboration with the Leadership, develops an action plan to address variances.
  • Ability of read, analyze and interpret complex documents and reports. Seek additional information through assessment and evaluation of current process /practices.
  • Able to compile the data and information and generates a meaningful reports for assigned initiatives.
  • Develops mechanisms to track the implementation of each project and distributes appropriate project management reports outlining the implementation, status updates and resulting outcomes.
  • Keeps the project executive sponsor apprised of the progress and roadblocks encountered on each project.
  • Evaluate the planning for and implementation of the projects.
  • Develop programs to include ROI
  • Other duties assigned.