Summary: Manages the daily operations of the assigned nursing unit(s) or function(s) to ensure alignment with departmental and organizational objectives.
This position will oversee 8 obstetrical emergency department beds, birth center with 15 beds, and 2 obstetrical operating rooms, a 4 bay obstetrical pacu, high risk maternal transport team, and an 8 bed high risk ante-partum unit.
Responsibilities: Assists with developing specific departmental goals, standards, and objectives which directly support the strategic plan and vision of the organization.
Manages staff relations including performance management, staff satisfaction, and conflict management. Performs and oversees scheduling, recruitment, payroll, and student engagements.
Monitors departmental budgets, regulatory compliance, departmental contracts, and vendor relations. Determines and justifies needs for systems/equipment/supplies purchases, monitors usage, and oversees proper working order and/or stock supplies.
Assesses the quality of patient care delivered and coordinates patient care services with patients, staff, physicians, and other departments.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Basic Life Support Registered Nurse Neonatal Resuscitation Program Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Other information: Minimum Required Education: Graduate from a baccalaureate school of nursing. Preferred: Master’s degree in nursing or related field is highly preferred. Required licensure/certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. Relevant certification as determined at position level. Minimum Experience: High Risk Obstetrics. 3 years of progressive leadership in women's acute healthcare experience.
Preferred- Nurse holds a Magnet recognized certification.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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