Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: Director level
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The Magnet Project Director, in partnership with the Vice President of Patient Care Services, will be responsible for the strategic and tactical development, implementation, sustainability, and maintenance of the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program and designation for the Hartford Region. The Project Director will lead designated Magnet initiatives promoting clinical innovation, research and evidence based practices, integrating knowledge and creating a spirit of inquiry and a culture that supports the bedside scientist. The Project Director provides leadership and oversight to promote nursing excellence and coordination of Hartford Region’s Nursing shared governance, professional development and the advancement of patient care excellence through research, evidence based practice and quality improvements.
Oversee the Magnet Accreditation Program as the Magnet Project Director to include writing the Magnet document, submitting document and preparing for and managing the Magnet site visit and coordinate submission of annual monitoring reports and all aspects of the re-designation process
Conduct assessment analysis of nursing department readiness for Magnet application, identify criteria that are met and collaborate with VPN and NEC to develop strategies to meet all criteria
Provide information and program development related to the 5 Magnet Components: Transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge and innovation, and quality results
Generate requested reports and provide analysis of data relative to patient care, safety, financial, regulatory and other database systems as appropriate
Completion of the Demographic Data Collection Tool (DDCT) and manages all NDNQI data collection, nurse satisfaction survey and other quality data as designated organizational NDNQI site and survey Coordinator
Ensure analysis of nurse sensitive patient satisfaction outcome data; compare unit and organizational performance and pursue ways to improve outcomes
Oversees Nursing Shared Governance councils
Responsible for educating Magnet Champions from inpatient and ambulatory care areas, support the development of the Magnet culture
Be a leader, mentor and coach for nurses at all levels in their understanding and practical application of Magnet standards; and a liaison between nursing leadership, inter-professional colleagues and the community
Contribute to strategic initiatives through data management and analysis for driving actionable nursing and organizational outcomes
Coordinate the preparation, editing and publication of the Magnet document and oversee campus preparation for ANCC site visit. Manage interim monitoring between Magnet reaccreditation cycles. Advise and support HHC entities seeking Magnet status
Act as liaison to Administration, Patient Care Services, Medical Staff and direct staff caregivers with strong consensus building and inter-professional skills
In support of attaining (Capital Magnet) status, provide leadership along with the interdisciplinary team in designing innovative ways to attain new levels of excellence; high value, high performing nursing practice environment in every care setting. Assist in providing meaningful and measurable gains in quality imperatives and empirical outcomes in partnership with other members of the health care team. Assist in further developing our positive healthy work environment including the empowerment of nursing and improved outcomes for nurses and patients
Participate in performance improvement activities by acting as a team member, leader, coach and facilitator. Establish processes for staff engagement and professional growth opportunities within Patient Care Services
Work effectively as a leader with customers to provide quality service to hospital units through communication, cooperation and collaboration
Degree in Nursing is required. Master's Degree in Nursing or related
healthcare field or Doctorate Degree in Nursing is preferred
plus years of experience as a registered nurse in a health care setting
such as a hospital or clinic. Three plus years in a managerial position is
years of performance improvement experience including experience with
NDNQI, specialized skills and knowledge requirements is preferred
authored articles in professional publications and presented at national
or regional level meetings
working in Magnet designated hospital and/or Magnet Project Director
and/or Magnet Appraiser role
Registered Nurse license in Connecticut
knowledge of clinical integration and evidence based practice and standard
professional, organizational and interpersonal skills required for
effective and creative leadership in working with all levels of the
organization including physicians, committees, senior management and
trustees as well as patients and their families
problem-solving and critical-thinking skills with the ability to execute
with limited information and ambiguity
ability to manage multiple priorities and delegate accordingly
effective networks to communicate the organization’s mission and goals.
Listens effectively and probes for new ideas
all endeavors is guided by the needs of the patients, creating a
partnership that is effective across the continuum of care
take great care of careers.
locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities
for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization
on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough
treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.
We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we
provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life
balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.