Gulf South Hospice of New Orleans is seeking a Clinical Director/D.O.N.
Responsible for providing oversight and direction in establishing and maintaining a system for developing, reviewing, approving and disseminating standards of clinical practice; assist in reviewing and making recommendations on policy issues regarding clinical practice.
Work requires graduation from an accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. State of Louisiana Registered Nurse licensure is also required. Master of Science in Nursing preferred.
Currently licensed to practice in the state of Louisiana with a minimum of five years experience as a registered nurse. Two of these years shall consist of full-time experience in providing direct patient care in a hospice, home health or oncology setting.
Provide oversight and direction in establishing and maintaining a system for developing, reviewing, approving and disseminating standards of clinical practice.
Assist in reviewing and making recommendations on policy issues regarding clinical practice with appropriate discipline within the organization. Assure effective communication and coordination of clinical practice initiatives among the various councils of the nursing infrastructure and other hospital medical stall committees, councils, and work groups.
Provide oversight and direction to the clinical service units in developing specialty practice councils within the organization.
In conjunction with clinical practice council chair and co-chair, develop the by-laws for the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG).
In conjunction with the IDG, assures appropriate organizational membership on clinical practice council, participation and evaluation of council members.
In conjunction with the nursing quality strategic service associate, provide oversight and evaluation to clinical practice measurement and outcomes for nursing.
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Location: Metairie, LA
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
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