Director of Research and Innovation Job Req 90616

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An exciting nursing research, management, and leadership job opportunity awaits the innovative, visionary candidate with progressive nursing leadership and research experience. This leading academic children's hospital is seeking a nursing professional for the role of Director of Research and Innovation for Patient Care Services to provide administrative oversight and lead the strategic alignment of nursing and patient care services interprofessional research.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Director of Research and Innovation for Patient Care Services Job:
Provide administrative leadership, oversight, and support of the organization's vision and mission for research
Develop a progressive program of federally-funded research or funding from foundation sources
Promote an environment of professional practice to include inquiry, scholarly activity, evidence-based practice, and research implementation
Ensure the continued development, implementation, and evaluation of the nursing research and evidence-based nursing practice program
Develop, mentor, and educate nursing staff in conducting research, presentation, and publication
Implement strategies to increase the knowledge and skills of nursing staff relating to the research process, grant submission, and communication of research findings
Mentor nurse managers, advanced practice nurses, and nurse associates in evaluating and applying nursing research in their areas
Provide leadership and represent nursing on boards and committees; participate in professional organizations examinations

Qualifications

Qualification Requirements for the Director of Research and Innovation for Patient Care Services Job:
Active RN license in the State of Delaware
Current AHA Healthcare Provider (HCP) Certification
Experience with LEAN (or similar) methodology for continuous improvement
Well-developed change management skills
Excellent communication and collaborative skills

Education Requirements

Education Requirements for the Director of Research and Innovation for Patient Care Services Job:
RN and PhD in Nursing with proven success leading and developing a nursing research program

Hospital/Clinic Description

An Internationally respected leader in pediatric health care, this leading academic children's hospital is at the forefront of pediatric research in their Center for Pediatric Research. With a focus on a wide range of lab-based and clinical trial research, results are used to provide the best care available to enhance and improve the lives of children everywhere. Ranked among the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News and World Report and honored with the ANCC's Magnet designation for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice, this pediatric hospital strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children, even those who may never enter their doors, through world-changing research, education, and advocacy efforts. They promise every family they will treat their child as if they were their own.
For more information, please contact Sharla Jepkes, Candidate Manager, Melnic Healthcare Providers Community, at sharla@melnic.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.

Experience

Experience Requirements for the Director of Research and Innovation for Patient Care Services Job:
5+ years of experience facilitating nursing research in a clinical setting
5+ years of clinical practice and management/leadership in a clinical setting
Ability to manage the research process to design, conduct, evaluate, and disseminate findings

Skills

Director; faculty; Lead; Supervisor

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