Vice President of Patient Care Services

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
Monday- Friday
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health


Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services—wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women’s services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.g for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.




Has direct line authority for the medical, surgical, telemetry, adult ICU, Women's Services, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Imaging services, Clinical Education, Quality Services including Risk Management, Infection Control, and regulatory compliance. The position has matrix responsibility for all nursing positions throughout the facility to ensure that appropriate standards are met.



  1. Participates in the decision-making processes by collaboratng with leaders from the governing body, health system management, management, medical staff and clinical areas in developing strategic plans, budgets, resource allocation, operation plans and policies.
  2. Mentors and Develops leaders and staff to assume leadership roles both formally and informally.
  3. Develops and Implements effective communication channels to provide information to all staff members.
  4. Enhances a positive working relationship and the ability to problem solve with other members of the patient care delivery team including physicians and other departments.
  5. Directs the development, implementation and administration of a shared decision making.
  6. Determines the types and numbers of nursing personnel and staff necessary to provide nursing care for all areas of the hospital.
  7. Establishes and Implements patient care standards that meet national, state and local rules and regulations as well as voluntary accreditation standards.
  8. Participates in the evaluation, selection and integration of health care technology and information management systems.
  9. Ensures that processes and policies create an environment for the staff to meet patient and family needs.
  10. Collaborates and creates effective and ongoing programs to monitor, evaluate, and improve the quality of care and services.
  11. Utilizes outcomes and nursing-sensitive indicators as an integral part of evaluating the adequacy of the annual staffing plan.
  12. Responsible for the development and management of operating and capital budgets for patient care areas.
  13. Develops expectation of consistency in application of human resource policies and procedures across departments.
  14. Accountable for human resource management by monitoring, correcting variances for productive and non-productive utilization.





Education and Licesnsure: Master's Degree, Registered Nurse (RN)

Minimum experience requirements: Must have a minimum of ten (10) years experience in progressive management roles, or the equivalent, with a sound knowledge of clinical nursing, management, and quality enhancement.

Knowledge, skills and abilities: Excellent clinical and business skills, Management skills suitable for a speciality hospital, Breadth of knowledge of all areas of patient care, Sound knowledge of clinical nursing, management, and quality enhancement



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