Nursing Director

Nursing Director

Black Pearl
15-18 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Our client, a leading Pediatric hospital, is currently looking for a Nursing Director to be based in Dubai to lead the strategic nursing development services of the department and maintains performance improvement activities within the department and supports and participates quality improvement projects. In this role, you will be responsible to:

  • Ensure the care of the child is performed in accordance with the current relevant legislation, established hospital policies and procedures and international best practice.
  • Accountable for the administration, performance management and financial management of the organization nursing services, with a particular focus on quality, risk management and patient safety.
  • Responsible for providing strategic leadership to the CEO and Executive team on issues relating to the nursing workforce.
  • Working closely with the executive nursing team and Director of Human Resources develop and implement effective workforce plans, recruitment and retention strategies for nursing.
  • Collaborates and leads as appropriate with nursing staff, inter-disciplinary and Executive teams within the organization, and with external stakeholders, to improve the standards of care.
  • Implements systems and/or processes to advance.
  • Ensures that nursing staff have the knowledge and skills to meet the requirements of their clinical and managerial roles.
  • Fosters a positive culture within nursingthat values continuing professional development and striving for excellence in the delivering of patient care.
  • Provides leadership to facilitate the development of research and evaluation in all aspects of the care delivery system and ensure its application to practice across the nursing professions.
  • Manages organizational relationships in a way that builds and maintains a climate of trust and inspires commitment from others to achieve organization goals in a complex environment.
  • Participates on various committees related to Nursing and Organizational operations, advising on all projects, equipment, staff and policy decisions that affect patient care services.
  • Works with the organization to ensure that a comprehensive orientation program is in place for all new staff.
  • Ensures mandatory programs are maintained and adequate training and continuing education programs are available for all levels of nursing staff.
  • Maintains a positive work environment for staff and actively promotes the image of nursing.
  • Delegates effectively and appropriately.
  • Consults in areas of professional and operational expertise, organizational and with other institutions and health care agencies as appropriate.
  • Facilitates the implementation of plans, projects, and programs to meet the critical success factors of the health service, health provider teams and the organization.
  • Develops and implement new patient care program initiatives and evaluate the outcomes.
  • Keeps records and prepare reports of nursing service activities as / when required by the organization.
  • Takes a lead role in major disaster response as appropriate.
  • Provides the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer with expert nursing advice.
  • Collaborates with the Executive Leadership Team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes and personnel designed to accommodate the growth objectives of the organization.
  • Motivates and leads a high-performance leadership team attracts, recruits and retains required members of the executive team not currently in place provides mentoring as a cornerstone to the management career development program.
  • Maintains professional affiliations to enhance professional growth and remain current with the latest trends in hospital/healthcare management.
  • Champion a professional and open culture which empowers all team members to deliver safe and compassionate practice and act as a role model for the values, behaviors and high professional standards expected.
  • Leads, drives and model behaviors to staff, children, young people and their families that reflect the principles of Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC)
  • Can evaluate and adjust policy to enhance professional practice and service delivery outcomes.
  • Develops an environment which promotes continuous improvement in practice and a culture within the organization which is open to critical reflection and change.
  • Represents the organization nationally and internationally.This may include participating in and/or leading working groups/committees, public speaking engagements.
  • Model and promote workplace behavior that reflects the Health Code of Conduct.
  • Always upholds the organization customer service standards.
  • Maintaining confidentiality with regards to any information exchanged or received in the current capacity of role in accordance with facility policy.
  • Ensures a comprehensive system approach to the identification and resolution of issues relating to quality of care, inclusive of but not limited to patient complaints.
  • Ensures systems are in place to comply with organization standards, policies and procedures.


The Ideal Candidate would have:
  • Masters qualification in Management/ Nursing/Administration or certified PhD degree
  • Minimum 15 years of clinical experience post qualification and 3 years in a DON position OR 5 years in A/DON Position in a hospital deals with pediatric population.
  • Extensive knowledge of health care, business, or public administration
  • High-level administration and management within healthcare or similar experience is desired
  • Experience of clinical and/or corporate governance.

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