Director of Nursing - Women's Health Services

Job Description

Location: UCMC
Department: Women's Health Services
Hours: Full Time
Shift: First

UC Health is hiring a Director of Nursing for the Women's Health Services for the First Shift at UC Medical Center.

About UC Medical Center

As the pioneering hospital of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, UC Medical Center has served greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care teams utilizing the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available. UC Medical Center has 725 licensed beds and more than 5,800 employees.

Responsibilities

The L&D/OB High Risk/NICU/ Perinatal Support Services Director will report to the Associate Chief Nursing Officer. The The L&D/OB High Risk/NICU/ Perinatal Support Services Director will facilitate partnering with members of the multidisciplinary team and will actively engage the department and UC Health to provide the necessary infrastructure for quality patient care services. The L&D/OB High Risk/NICU/ Perinatal Support Services Director actively participates in identifying regional benchmarks, evidence-based clinical protocols, and developing outreach programs reflective of the organization's strategic initiatives. The L&D/OB High Risk/NICU/ Perinatal Support Services Director will participate in establishing cost, satisfaction quality, and market share targets. The L&D/OB High Risk/NICU/ Perinatal Support Services Director will develop strategies to meet the targets and goals outlined by the organization. The L&D/OB High Risk/NICU/ Perinatal Support Services Director will develop collaborative relationships with UC Health Physicians, Surgeons, and the UC Health Administrative team. Responsibilities of this position include, but not limited to departmental planning, marketing labor management, budget management, development of professional nursing practice, assurance of quality patient care, and service excellence for assigned areas of responsibility.

The Nursing Director coordinates and directs the patient care and management activities in the Patient Care Services Division within the guidelines of the Joint Commission and State regulations. The Director is responsible for achieving and maintaining competent services with goals consistent with those of UC Health and Patient Care Services. He or she is accountable for the clinical practice of nursing. In providing leadership to Patient Care Services, he or she also ensures the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies, programs, and services consistent with the institution's mission, goals, and objectives.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:
  • Minimum Required: BS in Nursing required; Master's Degree in Nursing or other Health related field required
  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice a plus.

LICENSE & CERTIFICATION:
  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio • BLS • ACLS if applicable
  • Certification in specialty area strongly preferred Certification in AWOHNN a plus, NRP

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum Required: 3 - 5 Years of equivalent experience in labor & Delivery/ OB High Risk/ NICU/ Perinatal Support Services.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
  • Demonstrated progressive responsibilities in management
  • Demonstrated evidence of successful management
  • Demonstrated experience in budgeting for operations and Personnel management
  • Demonstrated evidence of continuing growth and leadership