Director Neurosciences, Spine & Pain opportunity with UCHealth in Aurora, CO.
The Neurosciences Department at the University of Colorado Hospital as part of the UCHealth System provides expert and cutting edge care to patients across the Front Range and Neighboring States. Likewise the Spine Center and Pain Clinic manage patients with complexed conditions that require specialized focused which can only be provided by the advanced trained surgeons, physicians, and advanced practice providers practicing here.
It takes a special person to oversee the unique programs offered in these specialized care areas. The Director of Neurosciences, Spine and Pain helps drive the quality care that our patients demand and deserve. Working closely with a professional team of clinical leaders and staff, surgeons, specialist, and hospital administration, this experienced, exceedingly qualified person not only manages a high performing, nationally recognized program but also strives to advance to the next level of expertise, by supporting clinical research, expanding services throughout the region through virtual health, managing the creation of cutting edge initiatives such as the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit, creating partnerships with other health care organization, while keeping in touch with our community outreach and education initiatives through support and partnerships with non-profit organizations.
The Director of Neurosciences, Spine and Pain collaborates with like programs across the UCHealth System to provide the same standards of care to all patients entering any of our facilities. Working through the Department of Ambulatory Services and reporting to the Executive Director, this qualified professional will direct the departments' activities and resources to ensure alignment with the mission, values, and objectives of both the department and the UCHealth System.
Oversight of the following programs: Neurology and Neurosurgery Ambulatory Clinic, Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit, Comprehensive Stroke Program, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and Intraoperative Neuro Monitoring, Multi-Service Line Spine Center and Pain Clinic, Telestroke Operations within the Metro Denver Market Area.
Develops and implements departmental goals, plans, and standards consistent with the administrative, legal and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization.
Directs and evaluates departmental operations, including information technologies, service level determination, and complaint management, to achieve performance and quality control objectives.
Plans and monitors staffing activities, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions, and continuing education initiatives
Prepares, monitors, and evaluates departmental budgets, and ensures that the department operates in compliance with allocated funding. Coordinates and directs internal/external audits.
Bachelors degree required. Master's degree in Nursing strongly preferred or Masters in Business, Healthcare, or relevant field.
5 years of administrative leadership experience.
Preferred: Strategic leadership experience in a Neurosciences and Spine services environment. Virtual Health Experience.
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Internal Number: 76684
Friends & Family Caring for Friends and Family
Montrose Memorial Hospital, located on the Western Slope of the Rockies in beautiful southwestern Colorado, is a unique community-centered hospital that balances contemporary medical technologies with an extraordinary commitment to patient satisfaction. For the past 64 years, we have brought progressive programs and medicine, superior outcomes, and cutting-edge technology to the people we serve.
Registered Nurse – Family Center
The Registered Nurse coordinates the plan of care, provides direct age-appropriate nursing interventions, and patient education by collaborating with ancillary and other patient-team personnel. Directs LPNs, CNAs, and ward secretaries/technicians. Works under the supervision of the nurse manager and/or nursing supervisor. Specific to the Family Center, the RN provides comprehensive, family centered care in the areas of antepartum, low and high risk obstetrical patients, medical/surgical patients, well newborn and selected high risk newborns.
Specific duties under these categories may include:
• Uses acceptable standards of practice based on nursing process and theory to help the
• individual/family/group with complex and unpredictable needs. Identify and meet basic age-appropriate health needs. The nurse coordinates care of the individual/family/group using a multidisciplinary holistic approach.
• Promotes a climate in which consumers can act in their own interest or intervenes when they are unable to do so.
• Uses the nursing process and theory to provide age-appropriate individual/family/guardian/designated surrogate education using a wide range of teaching activities to promote health.
• Works to achieve desired health care outcomes by effectively utilizing human and material resources.
• Is accountable for the ethical, legal and professional responsibilities related to nursing practice across all roles, within the scope of practice.
Physical demands may include:
• Ability to lift twenty (20) pounds
• Moving, lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds, as well as assist with weights of more than one-hundred (100) pounds
• Ability to stand for extended periods
• Fine motor skills
• Visual acuity
We are looking for someone with the following qualifications:
• Education: Graduated RN, ADN, diploma, BSN nursing program, with a current or pending Colorado nursing license.
• Training and Experience: BCLS required. NRP required within 6 months of hire. STABLE and Fetal Monitoring recommended.
• Job Knowledge: Encompasses a wide range of nursing, psycho-social and medical information which includes nursing process, communications and problem-solving, assessment and prioritizing skills.
At Montrose Memorial Hospital, we use words like teamwork and flexibility. Enjoy our community for its many outdoor activities and enjoy your career because of its many benefits including our modern facility and equipment, and competitive compensation package.
Montrose Memorial Hospital
800 South Third Street
Montrose, CO 81401
Please apply online at www.montrosehospital.com
Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled