Job Description

Location: Mountain Vista Medical Center
Posted Date: 4/13/2022

About Mountain Vista Medical Center

Mountain Vista Medical Center is a 178-bed, state-of-the-art hospital located in east Mesa, Arizona, offering comprehensive health care services, including emergency care, heart care, advanced surgical procedures, orthopedics, breast care, maternity care, and women’s services. Florence Hospital, a campus of Mountain View Medical Center, is a 36-bed hospital offering emergency care, as well as surgical, imaging and laboratory services to residents of Pinal County. Our patients have access to a full range of excellent health care across our two campuses.


Responsible for the effective and efficient operation of a freestanding outpatient services center, resource allocation, and staff and leadership development. Responsible for providing administrative oversight and direction, steering clinical operations, and serving as a subject-matter expert and as a mentor / leader to the team.

  • Provide accountability for planning, directing, leading and evaluating nursing care within the department.
  • Consults with Chief Nursing Officer on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met.
  • Oversees the daily workflow, staffing, orientation, training, and development of employees within the department.
  • Responsible for the ongoing quality/performance improvement processes related to the Emergency Department
  • Promote and support a collaborative team approach in providing care for all ED patients
  • Monitors customer satisfaction scores and implements plans to improve patient satisfaction
  • Monitor patient volumes, quality of care, and performance of staff to identify areas for improvement
  • Responsible for investigating patient, physician and staff complaints and concerns and working to resolve them
  • Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships with team members
  • Maintain required competencies for self and all employees within the department
  • Develop and control budgets to support initiatives.
  • Serve as a process and quality improvement agent for Emergency Services, implementing projects to reduce Door-to-Doc times, improve patient satisfaction scores, and make it a great place for the Nurses to work.
  • Exceeds achievement of business objectives for the outpatient center.
  • Effectively works as a strategic partner with outreach professionals within the state.
  • Ensures the admissions process and the center intake process is smooth, efficient, and customer focused.
  • Proactively evaluates and increases client capacity through physical, staffing, medical coverage, and/or programmatic initiatives.
  • Monitors market trends and implements new clinical programs that promote center growth and respond to changes in the market.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of operational standards across the outpatient network.
  • Oversees the reputational management initiatives within the outpatient network, including outcomes measurement and reporting, satisfaction surveys, and proactive online review.
  • Promotes systems of communication and collaboration between Admissions, Business Development, Utilization Review, Finance, and clinical teams.
  • Establishes a welcoming environment and strong culture of customer service throughout the outpatient network.
  • Ensures compliance with all licensure, accreditations, contracts, state and federal laws.
  • Facilitates ED staff meetings and participates in other committees or task forces as assigned.
  • Complete annual performance evaluation for self and employees and implement plans of correction when needed
  • Supports and interprets policies, procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the hospital
  • Promotes the mission, vision and values of the organization
  • Develops and implements departmental goals, plans, and standards consistent with the clinical, administrative, legal, and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree strongly preferred (MSN, MBA, MHA, etc.)
  • AZ RN license or Compact State RN license
  • Must have active certifications, as required. See Steward License/Certification grid for current certification requirements.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in an ED nurse capacity.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of comprehensive ED management experience at a hospital, health system, or other ambulatory setting.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in an outpatient services setting.
  • Strong planning, financial and communication skills required. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment balancing multiple priorities and the needs of various stakeholders.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills in order to be a clear communicator.
  • Must have leadership abilities to support the clinicians, nurses, and other health care workers.
  • Proven strong interpersonal and independent decision-making skills.
  • Leadership skills to include management of human, fiscal and capital resources. Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to gather, analyze and assess data from various sources to develop quality improvement initiatives.
  • Strong knowledgeable of all regulatory requirements including local, state and national regulations.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disable/Veteran

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