Dignity Health Director of Nursing, Maternal-Child Health in LONG BEACH, California

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

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.

Qualifications

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.

Licensure:

  • 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

Shift Day

Location LONG BEACH

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Work Schedule 8 Hour