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Administrative Director-Inpatient Services

Arnett Hospital
Date Posted
29 July, 2021
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Full Time
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Administrative Director-Inpatient Services

Job Description


The Administrative Director for Inpatient Services will provide leadership and direction in meeting the health care needs of patients through the operation, development and expansion of quality, patient-centered, and cost-efficient services of the hospital. This leader will formulate proactive action plans in collaboration with system goals. They will execute plans, with and through others, integrating the efforts of various components/entities of the system.

Other opportunities include:

·      Ensuring fiscal responsibility and clinical and operational performance improvement initiatives

·      Overseeing cross functional areas within IU Health Arnett Hospital and collaborating throughout the region to align processes and drive process improvement

·      Leading harm events and safety for the hospital


·      Bachelor of Nursing (BSN); and Master in Nursing (MSN) or other healthcare related field, i.e. MHA, MBA, MPH required.

·      5+ years of dynamic management and operations experience in an inpatient department required, preferably including an academic hospital or health system environment.

·      Magnet experience is desired.

·      Inpatient nursing certification or nurse leader certification is preferred.

·      Demonstrated leadership, facilitation, and negotiation skills.

·      Exceptional presentation and public speaking skills.

·      In depth knowledge of fiscal management.

·      Outstanding skills in budgeting and statistics.

·      Knowledgeable of the principles of change management, conflict resolution, and performance improvement.

·      Analytical ability to evaluate problem situations and come to appropriate conclusions and solutions.

·      Ability to juggle and prioritize several assignments simultaneously, to cope successfully with diversity and complexity, to integrate seemingly unrelated data, and to reduce complex notions to relatively simple terms.

·      Experience working under pressure and stress of time constraints, complex problems, multiple tasks and emotional issues with high concentration and energy levels.

·      Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience in crucial conversations.

·      Experience collaborating with interdisciplinary teams in desired.

Key Relationships

Reports to: Chief Nursing Officer – West Central region  

Direct reports: 9 manager level and 1 individual contributor  

Other Key Relationships: Associate Chief Medical Officer for Inpatient Services, medical officers across the units, hospitalists, nursing quality and safety team, nursing directors, finance director and supply chain director  


Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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