South Shore Hospital Retains DG&A to Fill Chief Nursing Officer

South Shore Hospital

South Shore Hospital is known for delivering high-quality care since its founding in 1912. Its reputation is based on the dedication of its physicians and caring professional and support staffs.  South Shore Hospital believes that it is their commitment to excellence that enables them to deliver extraordinary care to patients. South Shore Hospital is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the highest quality of Healthcare possible to the South Shore community.

South Shore Hospital is committed to providing appropriate care to each individual patient, regardless of race, color, creed, and financial status. The Chief Nurse Executive reports to the Administrator, President, and CEO is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the Department of Nursing.  Accountable for providing high quality patient care through the establishment and maintenance of professional nursing standards for Surgical Services, Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, 3-East Telemetry, 4-East Medical/Surgical, 5-East Surgical/Detox, Chemical Dependency with Rehabilitation, Geropsychiatry, Patient Education as well as Nursing Administration.

The Chief Nurse Executive serves as senior spokesperson for the Nursing Department.  Advises the senior leadership, the medical staff, board and other internal and external groups; by providing input about the implications and decision and change on the quality of patient care, on nursing practice and on nursing care providers. In conjunction with other executive leadership, participates in strategic planning, development and implementation of hospital services, assuring appropriate resources for the quality of care. Prepares and manages an annual budget for the Department of Nursing. The Chief Nurse Executive also  oversees application/termination process, collaborates with educational nursing institutions in providing educational experiences at South Shore Hospital, directs nursing staff consisting of Nursing Administrative Relief Supervisors, Nurse Managers, RN’s, LPN’s, ORT’s, Nurse Aides and Administrative Secretary.

Contributed By: Tamara Milic