Job Information

University of Utah Health Nursing Director - Education, Student Placement, & Allied Health in Salt Lake City, Utah

Overview

This position directs the planning, organizing, directing, and controlling all internal operations of assigned clinical departments. This includes the planning and business objectives, budgetary information, human resource and financial management operations of assigned departments. The incumbent acts as a catalyst between the department and its customers, and staff, to ensure continuity and quality of service and care. This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.

In order to qualify, this position requires:

  • Five years of progressive management experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field.

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Utah, or obtain one within 90 days of hire under the interstate compact if switching residency to State of Utah. Must maintain current Interstate Compact (multi-state) license if residency is not being changed to Utah.

Additional experience that will contribute to this role:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration, Business Administration or a related area.

  • Understanding of Nursing Professional Development Scope & Standards of Practice.

  • Certification in Nursing Professional Development.

  • Experience in curriculum development.

  • Interdisciplinary program management experience.

  • Expert knowledge in principles of communication: verbal and written.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of professional nursing theory, practice, research, education and development methodologies for professional development.

  • Conducts routine educational needs assessments; directs, advises in and provides consultation for the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of education and training, to align with research, evidenced-based practices and standards of care.

  • Use of innovative approaches and technology to support educational and professional development programs for adult learners.

  • Provides the necessary vision and leadership to effectively motivate and direct the Clinical Staff Education and Student Placement & Allied Health Departments in developing and achieving system-wide goals and objectives that are congruous with the values mission and strategic plan of University of Utah Health.

  • Plans, organizes, directs, and leads the nature, content and extent of nursing education services for achievement of both short- and long-term objectives, including programs which integrate quality improvement initiatives, as well as educational programs to implement new health care delivery practice changes, trends or changing technology.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our five hospitals and eleven clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

Responsibilities

Job Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Performs to required standards for job specific responsibilities and technical competencies.

Talent Management

  • Hiring, training, developing, and communicating with staff.

Financial Management

  • Responsible for developing, monitoring and achieving budget goals.

  • Manages labor and non-labor expenses to budget or flex budget.

  • Manages revenue to budget to maximize potential revenue.

EPE/Service

  • Responsible for patient satisfaction scores within assigned area(s).

  • Responsible for upholding PROMISE standards of direct reports and team members.

Quality

  • Responsible to achieve quality goals for assigned area(s).

  • Manages and promotes continuous process improvements in assigned area(s).

Performance Management

  • Responsible to provide staff feedback on performance, including on-time appraisals and coaching.

  • Responsible to deal with conflicts in a proactive manner and to reach resolution in a timely manner.

Building Relationships

  • Forms positive relationships with staff, peers, and senior leadership to support the mission, vision, values, and performance standards of the organization.

  • Actively engages staff with updates and news as well as involving staff in decisions and work teams. Provides feedback and recognition when appropriate.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated leadership, human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to determine the appropriate staff mixes to support patient and customer needs.

  • Knowledge of hospital business operations and demonstrated strategic planning skills.

  • Knowledge of budgeting practices, reporting analysis and forecasting.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Five years of progressive management experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field.

Licenses Required

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Utah, or obtain one within 90 days of hire under the interstate compact if switching residency to State of Utah. Must maintain current Interstate Compact (multi-state) license if residency is not being changed to Utah.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Master’s degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration, Business Administration or a related area.

  • Understanding of Nursing Professional Development Scope & Standards of Practice.

  • Certification in Nursing Professional Development.

  • Experience in curriculum development.

  • Interdisciplinary program management experience.

  • Expert knowledge in principles of communication: verbal and written.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of professional nursing theory, practice, research, education and development methodologies for professional development.

  • Conducts routine educational needs assessments; directs, advises in and provides consultation for the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of education and training, to align with research, evidenced-based practices and standards of care.

  • Use of innovative approaches and technology to support educational and professional development programs for adult learners.

  • Provides the necessary vision and leadership to effectively motivate and direct the Clinical Staff Education and Student Placement & Allied Health Departments in developing and achieving system-wide goals and objectives that are congruous with the values mission and strategic plan of University of Utah Health.

  • Plans, organizes, directs, and leads the nature, content and extent of nursing education services for achievement of both short- and long-term objectives, including programs which integrate quality improvement initiatives, as well as educational programs to implement new health care delivery practice changes, trends or changing technology.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Heath Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted atoeo.utah.edu/

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: careers@hsc.utah.edu

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 54413
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule 8:30-5
Location Name 250 Tower
Patient Care? No
City Salt Lake City
State UT
Department COR CST 27L NURS SUPPORT SRVCS
Category Nursing Leadership