Clinical Director Neurological Institute This position will be responsible for planning, implementing, andcoordinating all clinical services associated with the Dignity HealthNeurological Institute and Dignity Health Stroke Center/Research Program. The incumbent will be responsible for qualityfor the Comprehensive Stroke Center at Mercy San Juan Medical Center. Thisposition acts as a clinical liaison and communications link to physicians, hospitalexecutives, nursing leadership, allied healthcare professionals and patientsand their families. This position is responsible for maintaining qualitystandards for responsive service and professional documentation, maintainingcurrent and accurate policies, procedures and practices, all in a manner whichis consistent with the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health. POSITION SCOPE 1. Responsible for the clinical operations of the Comprehensive Stroke Centerand 5 Primary Stroke centers within the Dignity Health Neurological Institute,to include program development, financial and human resource management, andmaintenance of productivity and guest relation standards. 2. Incumbent will oversee the tracking and monitoring of all clinical dataresources and benchmarking toward process improvement in clinical care. 3. Develops, manages and monitors the operational budget of the Dignity HealthStroke Center/Research Program. 4. The Director will strive to develop, identify, and implement best clinicalpractices for Neurological patients and implement across the 8 Dignity Healthhospitals in the Service Area. 5. Manages and monitors all research activities related to the Dignity HealthStroke Center/Research Program. 6. Approves, reviews, and/or recommends expenditures for the Dignity HealthStroke Center/Research Program. 7. Participates in developing strategies for expanding services. 8. Develops promotional materials and participates in marketing services andprograms. 9. Participates in developing and providing public information and outreachprograms. 10. Develops and implements new programs and special projects, includingeducational offerings. 11. Represents Dignity Health at national meetings and in the community, asappropriate. 12. Develops business plans for new programs and resources. 13. Participates in strategic planning process for the Dignity HealthNeurological Institute. 14. Liaison to all Dignity Health leadership staff on matters relating to thefunctioning of the Dignity Health Neurological Institute. 15. Liaison to all Dignity Health Medical Staff on matters relating to thefunctioning of the Dignity Health Neurological Institute. 16. Liaison to the Acute and Outpatient Rehabilitation Services on mattersrelating to the functioning of the Dignity Health Stroke Centers across theSacramento Service Area. 17. Liaison to Department Managers as their departments relate to thefunctioning of the Dignity Health Stroke Center/Research Program. 18. Liaison to other Healthcare facilities on matters relating to thefunctioning of the Dignity Health Neurological Institute, Dignity Health StrokeCenter/Research Program 19. Performs all other duties, as assigned. POSITION REQUIREMENTS 1. Specific Knowledge - Ability to problem solve with difficult physicians and clinical staff. - Knowledge of clinical research - Knowledge of neurological services. - General principles of hospital administration. - Regulatory and accrediting agency standards. - Contemporary theory and practice of human resource management and financial administration. - Knowledge of professional standards and practice for areas of responsibility. - Communicates, writes, advises, and consults on complex material. - Good organization and planning skills. - Demonstrates good judgment in decision-making and ability to handle stressful situations. - Ability to conceptualize is necessary. - Must be flexible, innovative, and creative in planning and problem-solving. 2. Specific Qualifications - Bachelors required in a health related field. (RN or Clinical Experience preferred) - Graduate degree in a health related field is desired. - Some business skills, program development, or business courses required. - Prior experience preparing research projects. - Prior experience public speaking, writing, and marketing. Must be able towrite effectively for a variety of audiences, both professional and lay. About Dignity Health Dignity Health, one of the nation"s five largest health care systems, is a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 55,000 employees, and more than 380 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. In 2013, Dignity Health provided nearly $1.7 billion in charitable care and services. 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