*Nursing at Freeman is more than a career, it’s a way of life. Freeman Health System is located in Joplin, Missouri. As the only locally owned, not-for-profit health system in the area, Freeman focuses on meeting the health and wellness needs of those we serve as well as the needs of our employees. Freeman Nurses are here to serve the community with quality, compassionate, safe care for every patient, every time.
Freeman Perks and Programs RN Referral program Benefits (heath/vision/dental) starting day ONE of employment Wellness program & Longevity payments Retirement with employer match and more!
Job Summary Works independently as a Director to plan, implement, direct, coordinate and evaluate the clinical functions of the Maternal/Child units including Birthing Center, NICU, Mother/Baby, Pediatrics and Prenatal Education. Collaborates with other management team members to develop and foster an effective clinical climate working jointly with administration, physicians, and staff; develop the departmental mission, vision, values, goals, long range plans, services, and capital and operational budgets, and approve policies and procedures.
Requirements Current Missouri Registered Nurse license or current Registered Nurse license from a compact state.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
Previous leadership experience.
Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in Nursing, Health Administration, or Business Administration.
Additional Salary Information: Annual At risk bonus eligibility
Internal Number: 9423
About Freeman Health System
Our mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve through contemporary, innovative, quality healthcare solutions.
Close to home
Freeman in Joplin, Missouri, is a 460-bed, three-hospital system providing comprehensive healthcare and behavioral health services to an area that includes more than 450,000 from Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.
The health system is composed of Freeman Hospital West, Freeman Hospital East, Freeman Neosho Hospital and Ozark Center, our behavioral health division. Our medical team, which includes more than 300 physicians representing 60 specialties, uses the latest techniques, best practices, and technologies to give you life-saving care close to home.
As the only locally owned, not-for-profit health system in the area, Freeman focuses on meeting the health and wellness needs of those we serve as well as the needs of future generations. Our caregivers, leadership and board of directors play an active role in identifying the health needs of the region.
Growing with our community
Since the May 22, 2011, tornado, Freeman has responded to increased patient volumes by enhanci...ng our current services and opening new facilities to stay ahead of the needs of our community. Throughout the health system, we have added beds, expanded our services, added new technology, established programs and provided community outreach to better serve our community and meet the increasing demand for excellence in healthcare.