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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA DI95 - Director of Nursing - Ambulatory Services in Charleston, South Carolina

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: 8:00a-5:30p

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried

Job Summary/Purpose : The Director of Nursing for Ambulatory Services reports to the Associate Chief Nursing Officer or Executive Director of Nursing. Under limited supervision, the Director of Nursing oversees and provides leadership for all clinical and support activities for their areas of responsibility. This role interacts proactively with other directors, leaders, physicians, nurses and other members of the health care delivery team to achieve desired outcomes. The Director of Nursing acts as a liaison between ICCE leaders and Directors of Ambulatory Services to assure continuity of care and goal alignment.

Minimum Training and Education: Master’s degree in Nursing; or Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business or a related field and a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.Five years of healthcare leadership experience in administration or in a closely related activity, of which at least three years were in a management capacity in a hospital environment.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Certified in Nursing Leadership or certification eligible with attainment within a year of hire. Registered Nurse by South Carolina Board of Nursing or a compact state. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA Equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider. Certified in Nursing Leadership or certification eligible with attainment within a year of hire.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 15 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 15 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Frequent) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Position) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)