RN Magnet Program Director

South San Francisco, California
Jan 27, 2024
Feb 22, 2024
Job Summary:

Coordinates activities required to attain and maintain ANCC Magnet designation for the Northern California region. Initial work is focused on assessment and gap analysis. Facilitates and oversees application submission, document preparation, and project management. Analyzes and presents key quality and patient satisfaction outcomes to nursing leaders, executive leadership, and frontline staff at the local facility, and supports the team to develop and track progress of their improvement plan. Attends and facilitates local Magnet committees/councils and organization-wide committees/councils as designated by the CNE. Fosters a culture of excellence and assimilates professional practice model into the Magnet portfolio.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Serves the role of content expert for the organization related to the 5 Magnet domains transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, and empirical outcome.
  • Coordinates activities with Nursing Leadership (CNE, Directors and Nurse Managers). Facilitates and supports the design and execution of nursing research projects and practice and ensures compliance with IRB approval standards and guidelines. Fosters and educates nurse leaders and frontline staff on research studies. Promote and socialize the Professional Nursing Practice Model.
  • Drives process improvement projects and ensure care-delivery system is in alignment with Magnet standards. Supports performance improvement for process and systems issues. Identifies problem and opportunity areas internally and externally and develops solutions. Facilitates project planning and goal setting processes.
  • Develops and maintains emphasis on evidence-based practice through modeling, mentoring, facilitating and educating to ensure key learnings are being communicated.
  • Acts as a liaison between relevant departments and nursing councils to ensure potential needs and solutions are being addressed aimed at maintaining and improving organizational standing (accreditations, licensing, strategic goals).
  • Participates in the development of a culture of excellence. Promotes best practices. Fosters shared governance councils and seeks opportunities to serve as mentor. Supports membership drives for local and Regional councils. Networks with Regional PCS Magnet team and peers across the Region organization via committees, meetings, email groups, etc.
  • Educates nursing leaders and frontline nurses on the KP Mentoring site and mentorship programs. Educates frontline staff and nursing leaders on KP Nurse Scholars Academy programs. Promotes professional and specialty certification. Collaborates with academic agencies to coordinate accomplishment of student learning and research objectives.
  • Acts as a thought leader to the VP-Chief Nurse Executive. Works with CNEs to develop and implement a shared decision-making model around practice.
  • Ensures mentoring, succession planning and nurse advocacy are taking place at all nursing management level

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