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Assistant Director for Ambulatory Nursing Operations

Job Number: 72306
Categories: Professional & Executive
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 701000 - Amb-Ambulatory Services Admin
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

Salary Negotiable
Experience and Education

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and five (5) years responsible management experience in medical environment. Master's degree in Nursing or Healthcare related field preferred. Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas.
Job Duties

  • In collaboration with the CNE, CNO or Director supports the vision and strategic direction for nursing.
  • Provides direct oversight of staff in assigned clinical department and/or area.
  • Assists in developing philosophy, goals, and objectives for department. Monitors metrics to assess and measure progress towards goals as appropriate. Interprets, explains, and discusses data analysis results.
  • Fosters a patient-care culture that emphasizes patient safety and excellence in all aspects of care working collaboratively with the multidisciplinary care team to ensure the highest quality patient care.
  • Researches, recommends, and implements policies and procedures. Assists in the application of policies, programs and regulatory requirements to ensure compliance with all applicable standards.
  • Assists in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of clinical programs and services, assuring appropriate resources for the delivery of care. Assists in the development of budget for new programs.
  • Assists in implementation of the patient care delivery model(s) utilizing the clinical and staffing standards. Makes recommendations and supports strategies for improving clinical processes and patient outcomes.
  • Serves as role model to leaders, staff and community partners promoting service excellence, quality outcomes and financial efficiency. Develops employee engagement strategies to promote employee satisfaction, retention, and talent acquisition. Promotes a culture of customer service aimed at creating an optimal patient experience and a collaborative work environment.
  • Makes formal presentations to various senior level audiences. Serves on committees as representative of assigned programs as appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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