HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director of Nursing - Inpatient Rehabilitation - RN in Kansas City, Missouri

Research Medical Center,located in beautiful Kansas City, Missouri, has several renowned programs, including Level I Trauma, Sarah Cannon Cancer Care, Grossman Burn Center, Kidney & Pancreas Transplant Institute, Heart Care, Neuroscience Institute and Women’s Care Center, feature advanced technological resources used to diagnose and treat patients. Whether your healthcare needs are urgent and critical or simply routine and preventative, our advanced capabilities allow us to be one of the most comprehensive hospitals in the Kansas City region.

The Program Director oversees care of all patients on unit, providing support and expertise to staff.

Creates an environment and culture that enables Rehabilitation Services to fulfill the mission of Research Medical Center (RMC) and meet or exceed its goals.

Provides leadership and overall responsibility for the functioning of the acute in-patient rehabilitation unit. She/he is responsible 24 hours a day, with full accountability, for the staffing and management of the unit.

Creates a high quality, professional clinical environment to facilitate the necessary recruitment and retention of appropriate numbers of qualified staff. Ultimately responsible for the timely assessment of competencies and performance of all staff. Facilitates ongoing educational opportunities for the staff, as well as patients, professional associates, physicians, and the community

Acts as the liaison between physicians and the patient care team and works cooperatively with administrators, physicians, staff, other managers and all customers of Research Medical Center to provide services, which consistently meet and exceed the expectations of their customers.

Assesses and prioritizes opportunities to improve, plan, implement effective changes, and evaluate outcomes of process improvement activities.

Establishes operations and processes to support, facilitate, and maintain uniform performance of patient care including documentation

In collaboration with the Medical Director and other clinical staff, assures the development of quality rehabilitation programming to meet market needs.

Actively encourages the integration of rehabilitation services into the continuum of care of Research Medical Center and community.

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Minimum Requirements:

Graduate from accredited school of nursing, Bachelor of Science degree required. Masters prepared preferred Knowledge/Professional Licensure/Registration/Certifications: Current state of Missouri RN license required. Certification in area of specialty preferred. BLS certification required and maintained. Two (2) years’ experience as a Supervisor, Charge Nurse, or Clinical Manager required. Recent acute rehabilitation experience preferred

Demonstrated successful experience in management of a variety of clinical staff

Title: Director of Nursing - Inpatient Rehabilitation - RN

Location: Missouri-Kansas City-Research Medical Center

Requisition ID: 09727-43458