Senior Director of Nursing - King of Prussia Hospital

King Of Prussia, PA, US, 19406

​Location: LOC_KOP_HOSPITAL-King of Prussia Hospital 

Req ID: 229041

Shift: Any

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 


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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)—named America’s 2022 Best Large Employer by Forbes—offers countless ways to change lives. Our diverse community of more than 20,000 Breakthrough Makers will inspire you to pursue passions, develop expertise, and drive innovation.

At CHOP, your experience is valued; your voice is heard; and your contributions make a difference for patients and families. Join us as we build on our promise to advance pediatric care—and your career. 


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CHOP is committed to building an inclusive culture where employees feel a sense of belonging, connection, and community within their workplace. We are a team dedicated to fostering an environment that allows for all to be their authentic selves. We are focused on attracting, cultivating, and retaining diverse talent who can help us deliver on our mission to be a world leader in the advancement of healthcare for children. 

We strongly encourage all candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply. 

Job Summary

The Senior Director of Nursing for King of Prussia Hospital will provide strategic leadership to staff in all areas of responsibility in order to assure delivery of safe, efficient, cost effective, clinical care to patient/families at King of Prussia Hospital.  The Senior Director of Nursing for King of Prussia Hospital is responsible for operations throughout the hospital in order to match nursing resources to patient needs, ensuring high quality patient care. The Senior Director works in collaboration with other Nursing Directors and Nurse Managers to develop and sustain clinical and operational models. He/She relies on strong clinical knowledge to support professional nursing practice.  He/She will develop and maintain collaborative interdepartmental and intradepartmental relationships locally and throughout the entire health system.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a capable nursing leadership team that is accountable for coordinated and efficient day-to-day operations throughout the King of Prussia Hospital.
  • Represents KOPH nursing in forums related to clinical outcomes, staff engagement, and patient family experience. 
  • Collaborates with Nursing and Clinical Care Services leaders to continually assess and provide strategic direction to meet projected expansion plans, projected volumes, and resource needs. 
  • Implements and monitors quality improvement data to improve patient care outcomes
  • Participates in Budget planning for King of Prussia Hospital for areas of responsibility and ensures financial stewardship with allocated resources
  • Lead or support departmental, and/or organizational initiatives as requested in a manner that ensures continual focus on consumer needs and organizational priorities. 
  • Maintain knowledge base related to evidence based practices, with particular attention to patient population growth
  • Aligns and ensures compliance to State Regulations of PA

Required Education and Experience

Required Education:  BSN and a Master’s degree.

Required Experience: Minimum of eight (8) years of progressive nursing experience.

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Demonstrated effective communication skills with Physicians, Nurse Managers, Senior Leadership and all employees at all levels. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to foster collaborative relationships,
  • Prior experience with tracking data and management of departmental performance measures.
  • Proficiency with computer applications; including email, outlook, word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, and demonstrated ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement IT systems to support centralized staffing.

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community.  As a condition of employment, professionals working onsite—at any CHOP location, for any portion of time—must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Learn more. 

CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons.  Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.  

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