The Executive Director - Brawerman Institute, Nursing Education, Innovation, Performance Improvement, and Research is responsible for the daily coordination of nursing administration, clinical practice, human resource management, fiscal accountability, productivity, and regulatory compliance. This job will exhibit leadership, humanism and professionalism in the management within the department. This job demonstrates motivation and creativity and serves as a catalyst for effective changes within Nursing at the system and department level.
The Executive Director - Brawerman Institute, Nursing Education, Innovation, Performance Improvement, and Research oversees nursing staff in the provision of nursing care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, The Plan for the Provision of Nursing Care, The Plan for Provision of Patient Care, CSMC Code of Conduct, The Performance Improvement Plan, The Patient Education Plan and Professional Organization Standards.
The Executive Director - Brawerman Institute, Nursing Education, Innovation, Performance Improvement, and Research is responsible for assuring staff competency in identifying the ability of the child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients to follow direction/instruction and give consent. Assures that staff can identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide a safe environment; provide appropriate assessment, intervention, care planning and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental milestones in the neonate, infant, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient population.
The Executive Director - Brawerman Institute, Nursing Education, Innovation, Performance Improvement, and Research is responsible for ongoing leadership development for all nurses, with a focus on mentoring and succession planning.
The Executive Director - Brawerman Institute, Nursing Education, Innovation, Performance Improvement, and Research is responsible for the advancement of innovation in nursing and nursing research and supporting nurses in the dissemination of innovation and nursing research findings to internal and external audiences.
As the inaugural holder of the Simms/Mann Endowed Chair in Nursing Leadership, the Executive Director - Brawerman Institute, Nursing Education, Innovation, Performance Improvement, and Research will be expected to push the frontiers of elevating nurses, their visibility, and their value throughout Cedars-Sinai. The endowed chair will serve as a facilitator of others' work, a thought leader, and an engaged -- and intellectually engaging - colleague. The endowed chair will advance the discovery, organization, transmission and/or application of knowledge to focus on leadership development for all nurses.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Identifies and understands trends and forces that shape the health care delivery system, the provision of care, and other emerging issues in health care.
Assesses market opportunities, develops business plans and implements programs to respond to such opportunities.
Executes fiscal management capabilities including effective expense reduction, utilization management, budget control and new revenue generation.
Exercises leadership and sound decision-making in maximizing the use of CSMC' s financial resources, in meeting the organization's financial goals, and in planning to maintain and/or improve CSMC' s future financial performance.
Leads the design and organization of work, and allocation of resources to achieve appropriate staffing levels and mix, and productivity levels.
Maintains positive relationships with peers, superiors, members of the medical staff, board of directors, and community.
Establishes systems for appropriate management controls in all areas of responsibility. Ensures organizational compliance with legal and regulatory standards, internal policies and procedures, moral and ethical codes. Actively supports workforce diversity and take initiative to attain Affirmative Action Plan objectives.
Contributes to the development of strategic and operational plans, programs and policies of CSMC. Develop and implement measurable objectives consistent with the organization's mission, goals and timetables. Adjusts to meet changing conditions. Organizes work to ensure timely, effective and economic use of resources. Develops ways to measure progress, evaluate results, and take corrective action in a timely manner.
Promotes the delivery of quality nursing care for areas of responsibility including development, implementation and reporting of staffing effectiveness.
Ensures efficient and effective utilization of personnel resources to provide nursing care within the confines of AB 394.
Ensures patient satisfaction, provides feedback to staff regarding positive and negative patient comments and participating in customer satisfaction initiatives.
Makes patient-centered rounds promoting safe, quality patient care and contributing to customer relations.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.