The Patient Care Director participates with leadership to develop short and long term strategies. Fosters change management skills in subordinate leadership to promote an agile and flexible workforce. Represents nursing on cross-functional committees; has external presence in community and professional organizations and societies. Oversees large, multiple departments. Ensures that quality nursing care is provided and in alignment with internal policy and external regulations for the medical center and / or health system. Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with employees, physicians/nursing and multiple healthcare system executive suites.
Participates in financial management to assure revenue, expenses, contribution margin and FTEs meet or are favorable to budget
Works with his/her direct reports to prepare and submit budgets completely and timely, knows and understands the details of the budget reports, forecasts and accurately projects expenses; takes corrective action to address negative variances
Identifies and proposes capital budget items appropriately; prepares adequate capital equipment proposal and justification
Link budget decisions and resource allocation to strategic initiatives
Strategic Performance Improvement:
Maintains high quality and service-oriented reputation for the departments and health system
Participates in the on-going development of the strategic initiatives and outcomes by integrating across the health system
Leads the implementation of strategic plans, annual goals, work plans, policies and budget service that is consistent with the business plans of UCSF Health.
Develops data metrics to ensure operational/cross functional needs are met across the health system
Resolve system issues within and across services
Regulatory Accreditation Standards:
Ensures that compliance and accreditation standards are met in all areas of responsibility
Develops and maintains departmental policy and procedures, and complies with all applicable regulatory requirements and standards
Foster a work environment that supports teamwork, open communication and engagement across the health system
Establish communication standards of performance, provides timely performance feedback and assures accountability to established expectations
Stays up to date on new developments in the field and incorporates such in the departments' scope of service
Reports directly to the CNE with a solid line to the Site Administrator for Mt. Zion and participates in all long-term and short-term strategic planning for the hospital
Serves on various system committees and projects to share indecision-making concerning the delivery of care and operations of the hospital.
Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors adheres to all UCSF policies, procedures and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which
contribute to the success of the organization
Other duties assigned
Internal Number: 3130469
About University of California, San Francisco
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.