Director of Nursing – Austin

Job ID#: 18015983
Job Family: Nursing
Job Function:
Location: Austin,

Job Description

The Director of Nursing will serve as
the on-site nursing leader for our newest Austin market acute care hospital
which opens in 2019. Located in the growing Austin community of Oak
Hill. This role oversees the operational, personnel and fiscal management
of the hospital with an emphasis on high quality, cost effective patient
care. The Director of Nursing is responsible for overseeing the care
provided by Registered Nurses in the hospital, managing the budget and
staffing, and ensuring that patients, nurses and hospital administrators are
satisfied with the operation of the department.

Key Job Duties

  • Oversee the operational, personnel and fiscal management of assigned
    areas of responsibility with an emphasis on high quality, cost effective
    patient care.
  • Monitor daily
    productivity, addressing variance from established standards and adjust
    staffing to maintain established productive standard.
  • Establish annual
    unit-specific quality improvement goals, conduct monitoring, analysis, process
    changes, reporting and re-evaluation of prepared goals to Nursing Quality
    Council and Clinic Quality Council.
  • Investigate adverse
    events, review data and findings, assessing for trends, acting on self-
    remediation needs and identify opportunities for development.
  • Collaborate with
    non-nursing departments to establish processes and address issues which enhance
    the provision of patient care and satisfaction.
  • Conduct and
    participate in daily rounds to identify immediate needs, monthly patient room
    rounds, monthly Environment of Care Rounds, Tracers, and Patient Safety Rounds,
    and acts on findings in a timely manner.
  • Establish
    opportunities to acquire input, to include unit monthly Action Unit Committees,
    input at staff meetings and other creative mechanisms.
  • Comply with requirements
    of regulatory, licensing, and accrediting agencies. Design measurements and
    tools to evaluate achievement and education strategies.
  • Identify and clearly
    communicate communication gaps in staff knowledge and/or competency.

Desired Key Experiences and

  • Experience at the director level
    effectively leading multiple nursing units and varied service lines
  • Experienced leading in a magnet culture
  • LEAN proficient
  • Leading
    projects related to bedside patient care within a multidisciplinary team

* Benefits – Our competitive benefits package includes*:

* Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

* 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

* Tuition Reimbursement

* PTO accrual beginning Day 1

*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or

Scott & White Health (BSWH)
is the largest
not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United
States. With a commitment to and a track
record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH
stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our
is to serve all people by providing personalized
health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a
Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job,
it’s accepting a calling!


* Bachelor’s Degree required

* Master’s Degree preferred

* Registered Nurse (RN) license required

* Minimum of 3 related years of experience required