Dignity Health Director of Nursing, Maternal-Child Health in LONG BEACH, California
Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.
Directs the provision of nursing care in a business unit while maintaining standards of patient care. The Director of Maternal-Child Health will provide leadership to Labor & Delivery, Pediatrics, Antenatal clinic, Postpartum, and NICU.
Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
Responsible for the overall quality of care provided by the nursing personnel. Advises medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing service and strategies.
Interprets policies and objectives of nursing service to staff and community groups.
Monitors the operations of the nursing staff and ensures compliance with regulations on organizational and governmental standards and practices. Schedules staff and conducts employee performance reviews.
Provides nursing care to patients on an as needed basis.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (e.g. BSN) or equivalent education and experience and Master's degree in nursing or other-related field (e.g., MSN/MBA/MHA).
Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience and two (2) years of leadership experience.
- Registered Nursing License (RN) in state of practice, Basic Life Support (BLS), other credentials or modules may be required.
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Job ID 2018-62701
Employment Type Full Time
Department Labor And Delivery Services
Hours / Pay Period 80
Facility St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach
Location LONG BEACH
Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Work Schedule 8 Hour