Director of Nursing - Women and Children's Services

Location
Nashville , Tennessee
Salary
Dependent on Experience
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 28, 2021
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time

Direct services, workflow and resources for assigned nursing areas including antenatal services, high-risk antepartum, labor and delivery, OB/GYN Emergency Room, post-partum, newborn nursery, OB surgery center, outpatient breastfeeding clinic and NICU.

  • Develop departmental goals and objectives consistent with medical, administrative, legal and ethical requirements of the health care delivery system.
  • Direct clinical activities, including patient assessment, care plan development, service level determination, patient visits, and complaint management.
  • Plan, organize and direct all activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating and continuing education initiatives.
  • Prepare and monitor budget(s) and ensure that assigned nursing area operates within allocated funds. Coordinate and direct internal and externally-driven audits.
  • Work in collaboration with physician leaders and hospital executives on strategic and operational outcomes for the Women and Children’s service line.
     

    Department specifics:

    • Approximately 430 FTE-
    • 6600-7000 deliveries annually (largest program in Ascension, largest program in TN, largest program in region)
    • Leadership team includes 4 department nurse managers, 3 department assistant nurse managers, Team Leaders, night time division supervisor
    • 23 Labor and Delivery Beds
    • 3 “Natural” birthing center beds
    • 19  High-risk antepartum beds
    • 9 bed OB/GYN Emergency Department (staffed by NPs with Laborist oversight)
    • 63 bed Mother-Baby (post-partum) unit
    • Well-baby Nursery
    • Transition Nursery
    • 52 Bed NICU
    • OB Surgery Center with 6 operating rooms, prep/recovery area
    • Level 4 Maternity Designation (highest acuity designation in TN)
    • Level 3 NICU Designation (next to highest level acuity designation in TN)
    • Patient & Family learning center (community education)
    • Nurse Residency Program
    • 24/7 Laborist Program
    • OB Medical Residency Program
    • Birth design program
    • Outpatient Breastfeeding Clinic accepts all patients in need but focuses on the poor

     

 

 

  • 5 years of experience required.
  • 10 years of experience preferred.
  • 2 years of leadership or management experience required.
  • 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred.
  • Must have labor and delivery experience