Director, Fetal Services

Columbus, Ohio
Commensurate with experience
May 28, 2021
Jul 27, 2021
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Full Time

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The Director, Fetal Services provides direction for all aspects of operations and clinical care for assigned departments and services for the healthcare organization. Partners with internal and external customers to maintain external relationships with referring regional maternity hospitals and partnerships.  Provides expert clinical guidance and ensures quality/safety/service initiatives across assigned services for nursing and allied health personnel.  Works in collaboration with the Fetal Medicine Medical Director to achieve strategic objectives. 

  1. Develops, leads and manages the overall strategic objectives and metrics for the Fetal Medicine Center in alignment with organizational goals and strategies.
  2. Provides overall and day to day leadership for clinical and business aspects, ensuring safety, effectiveness and efficiency of operational and clinical performance.
  3. Develops, leads and works with multi and interdisciplinary teams in ongoing efforts to develop, implement and monitor strategies, goals and standards of care for assigned departments and organizational projects/initiatives.  Leads multi and interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement evidence-based clinical programs, policies, and standards for assigned department. 
  4. Ensures adequate resources (e.g. staff, materials, space, equipment, supplies and finances) are available for the delivery of effective patient care and clinical services.  Developing, mentoring, and guiding managers to peak performance and optimum work environments.
  5. Collaborates and consults with medical and hospital personnel at all levels; both internally and externally, for the development and coordination of services.
  6. Leads nursing and allied health personnel in strategic directives and care activities to ensure the assigned department achieves best outcomes in patient and family care
  7. Develops and implements continuous performance improvement initiatives focused on improving the management and experience for patients, families and staff in the assigned department
  8. Represents the assigned department nursing and allied health personnel and perspective in organizational discussions and meetings
  9. Responsible for assuring that assigned departments/programs are compliant with and accountable for all accrediting bodies such as the Joint Commission and the Ohio Department of Health, that appropriate quality assurance programs are in place, and that departments/programs are in compliance with Hospital Corporate Integrity Program.  Has expert and maintains up to date knowledge of perinatal population specific regulatory requirements, including maternity licensure, and works across departments and system to ensure continual regulatory readiness.