As the largest hospital in San Luis Obispo County, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center strives to produce optimal outcomes and exceptional patient experiences to the community it serves. With 164 beds and hundreds of physicians, Sierra Vista puts advanced technology into the hands of experienced medical specialists to deliver quality healthcare to Central Coast residents and visitors.? Its distinct, high-level services include neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, perinatology (high-risk pregnancy), neonatology (high-risk newborn care), pediatrics and trauma.? Sierra Vista houses the largest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit between Santa Barbara and Salinas, the only dedicated pediatric unit in San Luis Obispo County and serves as the countyâ€™s designated trauma center.? Sierra Vista is recognized as a leader in orthopedics, cancer care and is a Joint Commission accredited primary stroke center. Sierra Vista is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and has been serving the community since 1959.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
The Director of Women and Childrenâ€™s Services is accountable for the management and operation of the department. The Director functions with initiative and appropriate independent judgment. The Director is responsible for the development of and maintenance of interdisciplinary relationships between all levels of departmental personnel. The Directorâ€™s performance and behavior shall be both reflective and supportive of the Mission Statement and Core Values of the hospital. The Directorâ€™s responsibilities include development, maintenance and coordination of departmental operations. The Director assures safe patient care and staff development. Other duties include but not limited to: developing policies and procedures, assuring quality control including managing the departmental operations and capital equipment budgets, the management and continuous maintenance of staffing and the development of personnel in the department. The Director is responsible for managing Continuous Quality Improvement activities, risk prevention of infection, and staff adherence to evidence-based nursing practice.
Required: Minimum 3 years acute clinical nursing experience, CA RN license, BLS, Fetal Monitoring Certification. Bachelors required, Masters preferred. Desired: Three years managerial experience; National certification in the area of study
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with people at all age levels, able to maintain positive working relationships with patients, families, co-workers and physicians inter- and intra-departmentally. Possess active listening skills. Demonstrates knowledge of current nursing theory and practice. Compassionate, non-judgmental patient caregiver and advocate. Must be able to tolerate physically and mentally demanding work. Ability to set both short and long term goals and meet these goals; Analytical ability to identify opportunities for improvement and resolution. Teaching skills to promote optimum orientation and continuing staff education. The Director maintains knowledge of healthcare trends for both inpatient and outpatient populations and demonstrates the ability to apply this knowledge in clinical and administrative settings.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: San Luis Obispo, California
Facility: Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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