The Director of the Heart and Vascular Center reports directly to the Executive Director of Professional Services and is responsible for providing leadership in search of opportunities to develop programs and or services that support the strategic mission of UC Davis Health. This individual is accountable for enhancing the financial and clinical performance of the Cardiovascular service line by building a cohesive team with physicians, hospital administration, allied health, and other interdisciplinary departments. The Director of the Heart and Vascular Center is responsible for establishing a positive working relationship with the staff sufficient to encourage volume growth, develop new clinical programs, efficient patient care processes, clinical quality outcomes, and information systems necessary to support reliable outcomes reporting. They will provide leadership with data and analysis regarding key service lines to drive strategic planning initiatives, cost reduction, expense management, process improvement, compliance/regulatory efforts and the key performance indicators. The Director of the Heart and Vascular Center has twenty four (24) hour accountability for all Heart Center and Vascular Center operations located within the main hospital, Ambulatory Care Center and Primary Care Network sites including: four (4) Invasive Cardiovascular Catheterization suites, two (2) Electrophysiology Suites, one (1) Hybrid CV Operation Room, one (1) ancillary cardiology procedure room, EKG services, Echocardiography services, two (2) Vascular Invasive Access Labs, nine (9) bed per/post vascular holding unit, seven (7) bed pre/post invasive Cardiovascular Support Services unit, Pediatric Heart Center, and the three (3) administrative offices. Responsibilities include cardiovascular service line development, personnel resource management, budget management for 10 cost centers that includes a multimillion dollar supply and equipment inventory budget, clinical information systems management, capital equipment procurement, and professional staff developmentREQUIRED-Master's degree in Nursing or health related field required-Minimum of 5 years current cardiovascular administrative experience-Experience in cardiovascular nursing -Clinical management skills necessary to facilitate Cardiovascular Service Line strategic planning, quality improvement activities, clinical education and clinical leadership.-Ability to interpret regulations or guidelines, as well political sensitivities, to recommend sound management practices. -Initiative and ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision while maintaining judgment regarding the need for consultation with appropriate staff. -Knowledge of regulations of University, State, Federal, or local programs in order to provide useful advice and information to others. PREFERRED- Administrative Nursing or related experience-5+ years clinical Cardiovascular Nursing experience-Clinical Information Systems experience-TJC and Title 22 knowledge-Radiation Safety Practices-Experience in an ambulatory service, preferably in managementSPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.