Dignity Health

Director of Nursing, Maternal Child Health

Job ID
2017-34642
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Labor And Delivery Services
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center
Shift
Day
GLENDALE
CA
Standard Hours
Varies

Overview

Founded in 1926, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center is a 334-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in Glendale, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of services, including its award winning heart center, the colorectal surgery institute, a gastrointestinal program, and is a Los Angeles County approved primary stroke center.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/glendalememorial for more information.

Responsibilities

Position Title: Director of Nursing Women's Service - Maternal Child, Labor & Delivery, NICU, Breastfeeding Education

 

Position Summary: 

Directs the provision of nursing care in a business unit while maintaining standards of patient care..

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge, insight, and understanding of business concepts, tools, and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately in both clinical and non-clinical situations.
  • Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.
  • Understanding of the business value of diverse perspectives and opinions and ability to understand, appreciate and employ the unique contributions of associates of varied cultures, nationalities, ethnic backgrounds, genders, ages, points of view, etc.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use industry standards, evidence-based practice and policies and procedures relevant to function and organization.
  • Knowledge of healthcare policies for all clinical practices and applicable laws and regulations governing proper clinical practice; ability to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations.
  • Knowledge of the factors contributing to quality patient care, and the ability to influence these factors in a positive way.


 

Qualifications

Education and Experience: 

  • Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience and two (2) years of leadership experience.
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (e.g. BSN) and a Master's degree in nursing or other-related field (e.g., MSN/MBA/MHA).
  • Licensure: Registered Nursing License (RN), Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Special Skills: None specified.
  • Training: None specified.

 

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