The Senior Nursing Director \u2013 Pediatrics is a Registered Nurse (RN) who is responsible for upholding excellence in the provision of nursing care through the implementation of the Profession Practice Model. The Senior Nursing Director \u2013 Pediatrics is responsible for the administrative, leadership and strategic functions of a nursing division. The Senior Nursing Director \u2013 Pediatrics utilizes professional practice as the foundation for leading nursing practice. The Senior Nursing Director \u2013 Pediatrics partners with the interdisciplinary leadership and care teams to ensure the delivery of safe and quality patient care; and compliance with administrative and clinical policies and procedures. The Senior Nursing Director \u2013 Pediatrics performs executive leadership activities to lead the division in developing and implementing strategic quality and safety initiatives. The Senior Nursing Director \u2013 Pediatrics ensures adherence to regulatory standards, bargaining unit agreements, hospital and clinical standards of performance, and human resource management. The Senior Nursing Director \u2013 Pediatrics leads others to create an employment environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, passionate, productive, and engaged staff.
The Senior Nursing Director \u2013 Pediatrics decisions and actions are based on ethical principles as outlined by the American Nurses Association. The Senior Nursing Director \u2013 Pediatrics practices in adherence with the American Nurses Association\u2019s (ANA) Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practicefor Nurse Administrators , the ANA\u2019s Code of Ethics , the Oregon State Board of Nursing Practice Act, and within the context of the Nurse Executive Competencies developed by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). The Senior Nursing Director \u2013 Pediatrics exemplifies the principles of the OHSU Culture of Safety Position Statement by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.
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