NURSING DIRECTOR - Women’s Services

Employer
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Location
Dallas, Texas
Posted
Nov 18, 2020
Closes
Dec 18, 2020
Hours
Full Time

The UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital seeks a clinical leader in nursing as the Director, Nursing Women’s Services. We seek a strong leader in nursing with a powerful combination of vision, energy, and leadership who will embrace and model the patient-centric culture within UTSW. UTSW ranks as the No. 1 hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth and as the No. 2 hospital in Texas by U.S. News & World Report. 

As the face of women's health and nursing care, the Director will play a prominent role in developing a compelling vision for clinical services within the Nursing Division and Women’s Services units. This is an opportunity to develop an infrastructure to support the Division that will be recognized regionally and nationally as an innovative market leader for providing comprehensive and high-quality women’s services, clinical nursing services, and cutting-edge clinical research. 

Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer, the Director will have responsibility for leading, planning, and coordinating divisional/departmental growth, quality/patient safety, customer service, physician and nursing integration, and consistency for the delivery of nursing women’s services throughout UTSW. Additionally, this Director will collaborate with key constituencies throughout UTSW and its clinical partners to expand clinical trials, advance clinical, and to develop dashboards that measure financial performance, patient satisfaction, and clinical outcomes. The Director will also lead efforts to promote awareness of the Division and its practice within the community and gain market share for cancer services. In fact, the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center was designated by the National Cancer Institute in 2015 as a comprehensive center.                                                     

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS:

The new Director will be a transformational nursing clinician and an executive who can lead change in a highly productive clinical Division. 

  • Practice at the region’s only full-service academic medical center – a Magnet-designated institution – and an internationally renowned center for medical research and education, with a faculty boasting six Nobel Prize winners.
  • Join a collaborative, multidisciplinary clinical team that’s helping shape the future of medicine right here in Dallas. A dynamic organizational culture driven by innovation and exceptional care.
  • UTSW is ranked in the top 35 nationally in NIH funding and totals almost $489MM in research expenditures annually, which has been funded continuously since 1974.
  • Our nursing staff published more than 100 research articles in 2019 alone.
  • Exceptional benefits – including a generous pension program.
  • Beautiful, state-of-the-art facilities.
  • The gynecologic and maternity services have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as among the nation’s best.
  • Nurses are guided by UTSW core values: Excellence, Innovation, Teamwork and Compassion.
  • UTSW Nurse Residency Program is accredited, with Distinction, as an ANCC Practice Transition Program.


PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN required. Master’s preferred.
  • 3-5 years progressive management/leadership experience.
  • Current State of Texas Registered Nurse License (or BNE Compact State License); BCLS required.
  • A current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA). Professional certifications preferred.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

For more information about this opportunity or to refer a qualified candidate, please email a CV/resume directly to Dr. Richard Jordan at rjordan@kbic.com or academicmedicine@kbic.com   

Richard Jordan
Executive Nursing Search Consultant
Phone: (972) 265-5369 – Direct    

UTSW offers an excellent benefits package including generous paid time off, retirement benefits, etc. UTSW is an EEO/AA Employer.

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