Director, Nurse Manager, Vice President, Nursing/Patient Care Services
The Director, Fetal Services provides direction for all aspects of operations and clinical care for assigned departments and services for the healthcare organization. Partners with internal and external customers to maintain external relationships with referring regional maternity hospitals and partnerships. Provides expert clinical guidance and ensures quality/safety/service initiatives across assigned services for nursing and allied health personnel. Works in collaboration with the Fetal Medicine Medical Director to achieve strategic objectives.
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Develops, leads and manages the overall strategic objectives and metrics for the Fetal Medicine Center in alignment with organizational goals and strategies.
Provides overall and day to day leadership for clinical and business aspects, ensuring safety, effectiveness and efficiency of operational and clinical performance.
Develops, leads and works with multi and interdisciplinary teams in ongoing efforts to develop, implement and monitor strategies, goals and standards of care for assigned departments and organizational projects/initiatives. Leads multi and interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement evidence-based clinical programs, policies, and standards for assigned department.
Ensures adequate resources (e.g. staff, materials, space, equipment, supplies and finances) are available for the delivery of effective patient care and clinical services. Developing, mentoring, and guiding managers to peak performance and optimum work environments.
Collaborates and consults with medical and hospital personnel at all levels; both internally and externally, for the development and coordination of services.
Leads nursing and allied health personnel in strategic directives and care activities to ensure the assigned department achieves best outcomes in patient and family care
Develops and implements continuous performance improvement initiatives focused on improving the management and experience for patients, families and staff in the assigned department
Represents the assigned department nursing and allied health personnel and perspective in organizational discussions and meetings
Responsible for assuring that assigned departments/programs are compliant with and accountable for all accrediting bodies such as the Joint Commission and the Ohio Department of Health, that appropriate quality assurance programs are in place, and that departments/programs are in compliance with Hospital Corporate Integrity Program. Has expert and maintains up to date knowledge of perinatal population specific regulatory requirements, including maternity licensure, and works across departments and system to ensure continual regulatory readiness.
1. Bachelor's degree in Nursing required. MSN, MBA or MHA required.
2. 5 or more years perinatal nursing leadership experience.
3. Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio.
4. 3-5 years progressive inpatient obstetric nursing leadership experience.
4. Strong leadership and decision making skills required.
5. High level of self-direction and accountability for actions required.
6. Exceptional customer service, physician relations, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills required for interactions with internal and external contacts.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust be able to see, hear, stand, walk, speak, read and perform manual tasks with or without accommodation, and care for oneself with little or no difficulty. The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.
Additional Salary Information: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with applicable experience.
Internal Number: ID 2021-28967
About Nationwide Children's Hospital
At Nationwide Children’s, we recognize that our work is far too important for us not to be the very best at it. And we’re nationally recognized for doing so. We have been ranked again in the U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.” We were the first freestanding pediatric hospital in Ohio to achieve ANCC Magnet Recognition Program status, designating us as a hospital that provides world-class patient care and innovation in nursing practice. We are The Children’s Hospital, seeing nearly 1 million patients annually. We are recognized as one of the country’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care networks. Our nearly 13,000 hospital staff and 1,000+ medical staff have been providing the best possible care since 1892. And we got here by remembering one thing: When your child needs a hospital, everything matters.