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Vice Chair, Department of Nursing

Position Overview:  

The Vice Chair of the Department of Nursing is responsible for the overall management and coordination of select Department of Nursing clinical practice divisions, in Rochester and/or Midwest.

The vice chair provides leadership and assures the coordination of the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, programs, systems and services that support the clinical practice divisions and consistent models of nursing care across the clinical practice; and partners with division/department practice chairs and other senior administrators to transform organizational values into daily clinical operations while contributing to the strategic priorities of the organization.

Responsibilities are accomplished based on Mayo's vision, mission and values.

The vice chair participates in assessing the environment, forecasting trends, transmitting values, communicating ideas, coaching and mentoring others, managing resources, and assuring that core values are implemented; and carries out select responsibilities as delegated by the chair.

As a Mayo Clinic administrator, the Department of Nursing Vice-Chair holds responsibilities to Mayo Clinic as an institution. These responsibilities include:
  • translating the Mayo mission and principles into daily operations yielding an efficient, effective and caring organization;
  • bringing an institutional perspective into daily operations;
  • serving as a catalyst of and role model for performance improvement;
  • acting as a facilitator for generating new ideas and translating plans into reality;
  • having an awareness of current external issues and assist in understanding and anticipating the implications of these issues to Mayo;
  • and providing leadership and mentorship in the development of Mayo administrators, professionals and leaders.
Minimum Education and/or Experience Required:
Master's degree in nursing or a Bachelor's degree in Nursing with a Master's degree in business or a health related field required. Minimum of three years in nursing service administration with line management responsibilities preferred
Additional Experience and/or Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Nursing with administration focus preferred.
  • Previous experience in clinical practice role.
  • Doctoral Degree - DNP or PhD in Nursing preferred.
  • Note: Surgical Services management experience required for the Midwest vice chair of Nursing Surgical Services position.
  • Current Minnesota RN license or current license deemed acceptable by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing.

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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Position: Vice Chair, Department of Nursing
Organization: Mayo Clinic
Location: Rochester,  MN 
United States
Posting Start Date: 9/10/2020
Date Posted: 9/10/2020
Status: This listing expires on: 10/10/2020
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Rochester,  MN 55901
United States