Director Of Professional Practice

Tower Health - Coatesville, PA (30+ days ago)3.8


Overview
About the Organization

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives

Responsibilities
In close collaboration with the senior director for professional practice for Tower Health and with hospital clinical and administrative leaders, coordinates the hospital’s Journey to Magnet Excellence® and all activities related to achievement of ANCC Magnet designation and re-designation. Coordinates system and hospital-based nursing professional practice programs and initiatives; coordinates hospital shared governance, nursing recognition activities, and career advancement programs. Provides oversight for nursing quality outcome reporting and assures goals and improvement activities aligned with ANCC expectations for Magnet organizations. Serves as the Magnet advisor to the hospital leadership team, liaison to the ANCC Magnet office, chair of the Magnet Steering committee, and member of Tower Health Magnet teams.

Qualifications
Education Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Required); Master’s Degree: in Nursing (Preferred)
Certification and Licensure Requirements

  • Nurse Executive/Leadership or Quality Certification (Required)
  • PA Registered Nurse License (Required)
Experience and Skills

  • Magnet experience (Required)
  • 5-7 Years Nursing experience. (Required); leadership, project management, quality improvement
Required Skills: Excellent Verbal and Written Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel