Women’s Services Manager
Valley Presbyterian Hospital
Van Nuys, California
The Organization: Voted "Best Hospital" by the readers of the LA Daily News for the sixteenth consecutive year, Valley Presbyterian is a private, non-governmental, not-for-profit, non-union, stand- alone hospital located in Van Nuys, California. Valley Presbyterian Hospital is one of the largest and most prestigious full-service acute care facilities in the San Fernando Valley. Valley Presbyterian is a profitable and growing hospital and one of the premier hospitals in the Valley. Licensed with 350 beds, Valley Presbyterian, serving the vital health care needs of their community, demonstrates dignity and respect for all individuals and excellence in all they do.
The Opportunity: Under the direction of the Director of Women’s Services, and as part of a succession plan, the Women’s Services Manager is accountable for a variety of tasks that lead to positive patient and physician experiences in the most cost-effective manner, while serving as a role model for respect. The Women’s Services Manager will have direct oversight of Labor & Delivery, Postpartum, Antepartum and Perinatal Clinic. Supervise a total of about 110 FTE’s with 6 postpartum supervisor and 6 L&D Supervisors, unit secretaries, ob techs and RNs. The L&D unit has about 200 deliveries/month including high risk deliveries.
More than 3,000 babies are born each year at Valley Presbyterian Hospital, making their maternity unit one of the busiest in their region. They offer a family-centered approach and are there 24/7 to provide patients with the care they deserve. They have a Perinatal Center that offers comprehensive services to diagnose and treat women using advanced diagnostic and imaging technologies by board certified perinatologist, specially trained nurses and experts. Their Laborist Program offers high-quality, around-the-clock obstetric care for both mother and baby and the first of its kind program to be offered in the San Fernando Valley. Maternity Unit includes a Labor & Delivery Room, and a Postpartum Room. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is 32-bed Level III and is one of the largest units of its kind in the San Fernando Valley. The NICU unit also has 2 isolation pressure negative rooms for their most vulnerable patients. This position will provide the opportunity to participate in the hospitals Magnet journey and many leadership training opportunities.
The Candidate: The ideal candidate will be a visionary who possesses:
- Three (3) years L&D clinical experience
- A minimum of 2-5 years charge nurse, supervisor or management experience preferred.
- Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Nursing (BSN) or other health-care related field
- Masters Degree in Nursing (MSN) or in process
- Current licensure with the California Board of Registered Nursing
- Fetal Monitoring Certification and/or OB Certification within 6 months of hire
- Must successfully complete and maintain BLS certification
- Must successfully complete and maintain ACLS and PALS certification at the time of hire or within the first 6 months of employment
- Must successfully complete and maintain LA City Fire Card certification at the time of hire or within the first 30 days of employment
The Community: Nestled in the San Fernando Valley, Van Nuys is bordered by other popular neighborhoods in the Valley, such as Valley Glen, Lake Balboa, Sherman Oaks, and Panorama City. Van Nuys embraces diversity and an inclusive, laid-back vibe. This growing neighborhood offers a reprieve from the costly neighborhoods around Los Angeles There, shopping, restaurants, theme parks, and the movie industry abound. The central location and ability to hop on the 101 or public transportation make Van Nuys a popular place to live, and just 30 minutes from Santa Monica and beaches to soak up the weekend sunshine.
An excellent base salary, incentive plan, relocation, and benefits package are offered.