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You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Nursing Director of Critical Care, Telemetry and Respiratory Therapy at St. Mary’s Medical Center.
You’re equally comfortable with leading people, increasing engagement, and aligning strategies with Performance Excellence initiatives.
You’re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
St. Mary’s Medical Center St. Mary’s Medical Center is the largest and most skilled, experienced, and capable hospital between Denver, Colorado, and Salt Lake City, Utah. Founded in 1896, St. Mary’s is a patient-centered, non-profit hospital and part of the SCL Health system. The hospital offers the broadest range of medical and surgical diagnostic and procedural services and is home to the highest level of acute care and clinically advanced services in the region. A responsible community citizen, St. Mary’s has consistently provided the largest investment in social health care and community infrastructure development since the region’s founding. With nearly 350 licensed beds and over 2000 associates, St. Mary’s is home to the most skilled, diverse, experienced, and technologically advanced health care available to the people and communities of western Colorado and eastern Utah. St. Mary’s received an “A” Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group which announced the spring 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, focused on how safe hospitals keep their patients from errors, injuries, accidents and infections.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we’ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes digital tools, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer retirement planning.
With this position, you are eligible to participate in the At Risk Compensation (ARC) Plan. This plan enables SCL Health to provide leaders with an additional performance compensation opportunity. The ARC Award opportunities are calculated as a percentage of your base salary. Awards are paid out based on attainment of selected SCL Health Board-approved goals. To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we may also offer a sign-on and / or relocation stipend and reimbursement when applicable.
Together we’ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We’ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
We’ll laugh at each other’s jokes (even the bad ones). We’ll say hello and high five. We’ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
We’re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
The nursing director exhibits transformational leadership qualities with well communicated strategic vision that supports the Professional Practice Model, through sound business strategies, caregiver support, patient advocacy and organizational stewardship.
The Nursing Director will need to know how to:
Evaluate and effectively advocate for resources that support the nursing process of assessment, planning, and outcome evaluation.
Responsible for ensuring the departmental goals align with SCL Health and care site strategic goals.
Provide direction and oversight for the operations of one or more departments.
Effectively manage financial and human resources for optimal patient outcomes.
Develop and execute on emergency preparedness plans.
Ensure development of educational programs to foster workforce competencies and development goals.
Participate in the development of and execute on operational objectives, goals, and specific strategies to achieve strategic outcomes.
Develop and evaluate recruitment, retention, and onboarding strategies.
Develop and implement performance improvement projects to improve the work environment and/or patient care quality.
Provide leadership in the evaluation, execution, and adoption of information systems and technology.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Bachelor’s of science degree in nursing (BSN), required
Master’s degree in nursing, healthcare administration, or business (or ability to obtain in three to five years), required
Doctorate in nursing practice (DNP) or PhD, preferred
Current license to practice in the state of assigned position (or ability to obtain license), required
Professional certification or willingness to obtain certification within 18 months, required
Minimum of three years of nursing leadership in an acute care environment, required
Experience leading in a Magnet or Pathways designated organization, performance improvement processes/tools (e.g. High Reliability Organization, Lean, IHI), preferred
Experience in ambulatory, post-acute, or care management, preferred
Your next move
Now that you know more about being a Nursing Director on our team we hope you’ll join us. At SCL Health you’ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Work that matters. A team you can trust.
SCL Health now Intermountain Healthcare is a leading nonprofit healthcare organization and health system that provides high-quality, accessible, and affordable healthcare to more patients and communities in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, and Kansas.
With more than 59,000 individuals with a shared goal to offer excellent care, we make a difference in our communities by putting our patients and families first. We believe fully engaged employees are the foundation of exceptional patient care. We value diversity and offer promising career opportunities with great benefits for those looking to make a difference in the communities we serve.