Director of Nursing - Women's Services

Employer
Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
Location
Clayton, Missouri
Posted
Jun 16, 2021
Closes
Jul 23, 2021
Ref
2253648075
Position Type
Director
Hours
Full Time
SSM Health St. Marys St. Louis is currently seeking a dynamic & strategic individual to join our nursing leadership team as the Director of Womens Services. The ideal candidate will be forward-thinking, able to foster strong relationships, and experienced in building & growing diverse teams and nursing programs.

St. Mary's is the regional hub for maternal services and high-risk obstetrics and is fully equipped with a Level III Neonatal ICU, a Perinatal Center and a satellite location for the St. Louis Fetal Care Institute. Delivering more than 3,000 babies per year, St. Marys is incredibly proud to have been named a 2020 Best Maternity Hospital by Newsweek - the only hospital in the St. Louis region to receive this honor!

Directs services, workflow and resources for assigned nursing area.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Develops departmental goals and objectives consistent with medical, administrative, legal and ethical requirements of the health care delivery system.
Directs clinical activities, including patient assessment, care plan development, service level determination, patient visits, and complaint management.
Plans, organizes and directs all activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating and continuing education initiatives.
Prepares and monitors budget(s) and ensures that assigned nursing area operates within allocated funds. Coordinates and directs internal and externally-driven audits.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION

Masters degree in nursing or related field; Bachelors degree in Nursing if Masters is not in Nursing
EXPERIENCE

Three years registered nurse experience, with one year in leadership
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Rare climbing.