The Director, Nursing Education is responsible for the management and direction of nursing education and professional development. Manages direct reports of nurse educators, nursing professional developments specialists, the Magnet manager, and administrator support. The Director, Nursing Education oversees daily planning, organizing and directing of education and clinical practice to support patient care areas and provide quality, individualized patient care and support of Medical Center philosophies in alignment with the Nursing strategic plan. The Director, Nursing education assumes fiscal responsibility through preparation of department of nursing education and unit-based education budgets, serves as liaison with personnel, promotes the maximum growth and development of each employee, supports research, participates in Magnet and strategic planning, both long and short term, and assures patient advocacy. The Director, Nursing Education guides nursing staff in the provision of nursing care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, the Plan for 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 Director of Nursing Education is responsible for demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the trends and forces that shape the health care delivery system, the provision of care, and other emerging issues in healthcare. In addition to demonstrate flexibility and initiative to effectively lead change efforts to respond to environmental, organizational or education changes. The Director, Nursing Education is responsible for planning, organizing, developing, directing, coordinating and evaluating resources necessary for patient care, efficient operations, and business development.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities * Articulates organizational goals and vision and regularly communicates relevant information to subordinates, promotes leadership behaviors and cultural values as defined in CSMC mission and vision * Develops new education and leadership program content when development funding available * Oversite for community outreach programs in collaboration with community education * Manages operational budgets and restricted funds and develops donor reports * Liaison to the Educational council, Patient Education and Community Council, Community Development and Advancement department and Research Council to guide provision of nursing care consistent with practice standards and staff competency * Plans and executes all nursing education programs including Magnet certification, Nursing Symposium, Recognition, Grand rounds, specialty education conferences & CEU to meet CA BRN CEU requirements * Manages affiliating schools contracts, annual school meeting, faculty and student orientation and promotes specialty certification and internship programs and onsite WGU prelicensure BSN program * Knowledge of regulatory, reimbursement, legal and policy issues as relate to effective department management * Performs all other duties as assigned
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.