VP Patient Care Services, Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital
Our Lady of The Lake Children's Hospital
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: RN
Medical & Health Services Managers
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 40113532
The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System is a leading health care innovator in Louisiana and Mississippi. We bring together outstanding clinicians, the most advanced technology and leading research to ensure that our patients receive the highest quality and safest care possible. This commitment is grounded in a history that is more than 100 years old, but reflected today by our strategic vision of transforming healthcare through superior performance.
Our health system is one of the largest in Louisiana, with hospitals, clinics and physicians located throughout Louisiana and in Mississippi. In fact, we provide care to almost half of Louisiana’s citizens, and serve in Mississippi's largest metropolitan area. Headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, we serve patients across Louisiana and Mississippi through a network of hospitals, clinics, physicians, elderly housing and integrated information systems. At Our Lady of the Lake, we offer you much more than just a job in the healthcare industry. We offer career opportunities for people who have a calling to share their gifts and talents as part of our healing ministry. As part of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, we are here to create a spirit of healing - and we invite you to join our team today if you would like to be part of that spirit. In addition to competitive salaries and generous benefits, we offer you something special - the chance to do God's work by helping to serve people in need throughout our community, every day
The Children's Vice President of Patient Care Services directs nursing practices within the organization, analyzes and provides recommendations on the efficiency of services provided by assigned departments, and assists in the creation and development of quality health care programs that improve health care service quality. The Vice President of Patient Care monitors divisional staffing requirements, promotes effective departmental relationships and communications, assists in implementing organization-wide programs, policies, and procedures, and monitors the application of policies and procedures in an effort toward improving hospital efficiency. It is the responsibility of the incumbent(s) of this position to incorporate the Mission values and philosophy of the organization into all aspects of job duties.
As delegated by the Board of Directors, develops policies and procedures that define and describe the scope of services offered by Our Lady of the Lake RMC. Submits the policies and procedures to the Professional Affairs Committee for approval on an annual basis.
Directs the practice of nursing within the organization by evaluating nursing practices, health care trends, hospital performance, and community standards of care in order to promote the provision of high standards of quality patient care and technologically advanced health care services.
Monitors divisional staffing requirements and reports identified problems in an effort to ensure that employees needs are met with understanding and respect. Initiates and defines standards for the evaluation of personnel in all reporting departments and monitors personnel evaluation standards in order to ensure efficient personnel resource utilization that demonstrates understanding and respect for employee needs.
Develops and recommends policies and procedures relevant to the assigned division that are consistent with the mission and the operating goals and objectives of the hospital. Assists in the development and implementation of organization-wide programs, policies, and procedures that further the attainment of hospital objectives. Monitors the utilization and application of policies and procedures in order to ensure that high quality health care services are provided to the community.
Prepares and reviews records and reports in an effort to ensure the efficient and prudent management of health careservices provided by the division and reporting departments. Analyzes market trends, identifies new service opportunities, assesses competition, and evaluates national and community standards of care. Reports on divisional and departmental status and provides evaluations, recommendations, and conclusions to the Chief Operating Officer in an effort to promote decision quality, foster effective communication within the hospital, and inform administration of divisional needs and goals.
Directs the development of operating, capital equipment, and personnel budgets for departments within assigned division and ensures consistency with organizational goals and objectives. Monitors performance of assigned departments, analyzes budget variances, and ensures responsive action