Director – Maternity Services

Requisition ID
2020-118690
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Labor And Delivery Services
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Mon - Fri
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Alexius Bismarck
Location
ND-Bismarck

Overview

Since 1885, CHI St. Alexius Health has been dedicated to leading health care in this region by enriching the lives of patients through the highest quality of care. We seek to continue our tradition of success and innovation with individuals dedicated to delivering the highest level of expertise and quality. Together we can continue to grow and support the legacy of CHI St. Alexius Health for many years to come.

 

CHI St. Alexius Health is a regional health network with a tertiary hospital in Bismarck, the system also consists of critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Carrington, Dickinson, Devils Lake, Garrison, Turtle Lake, Washburn and Williston and numerous clinics and outpatient services.  CHI St. Alexius Health manages four CAHs in North Dakota - Elgin, Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in Mobridge, S.D. CHI St. Alexius Health offers a comprehensive line of inpatient and outpatient medical services, including: a Level II Trauma Center, primary and specialty physician clinics, home health and hospice services, durable medical equipment services, a fitness and human performance center and ancillary services throughout western and central North Dakota.

 

CHI St. Alexius Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care.

Responsibilities

Reports to the Vice President Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Executive. Responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, and directing resources in assigned nursing area. Manages nursing departments, ensures quality patient care and patient experience; promotes growth and development of personnel and department; supports the CommonSpirit Health mission, vision, and values. All criteria-based duties and standards will be performed according to the policies, procedures, and guidelines of the Medical Center.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Acts as a role model through support of the Medical Center’s mission, vision, and values.
  2. Develops, maintains, and evaluates policies and procedures to facilitate the delivery of nursing care.
  3. Attains professional growth and development in leadership.
  4. Fosters a diverse, multi-cultural, professional work environment.
  5. Assures quality of care by interpreting and developing Medical Center and nursing division’s standards of care; enforcing adherence to state board of nursing and state nurse practice act requirements and other governing agency regulations; measuring health outcomes against standards; and implementing required adjustments.
  6. Participates in safety, security, and infection control programs.
  7. Maintains staffing by recruiting, interviewing, selecting, and onboarding nurses and ancillary staff.
  8. Conducts bi-annual performance evaluations and corrective action, as indicated.
  9. Maintains oversight of the budget process for their respective nursing departments.
  10. Assists with the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Medical Center’s goals through support of Strategic Planning.
  11. Coordinates new programs and ensures strategies are implemented to enhance patient care delivery.
  12. Collaborates with nursing staff, interdisciplinary teams, executive officers, and other key stakeholders to implement quality improvement strategies and strategic planning initiatives.
  13. Promotes and supports the Dyad Leadership structure through active participation and collaboration in the model, as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Education (for CHI Leadership Job Levels from Supervisor through President)

Sys/Div/Mkt/Local Director – Required Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline; Master’s Degree strongly preferred

Required Education for Staff Job Levels

ND Nursing License (or licensure in a compact state)

Required Minimum Experience

Three years supervisory hospital clinical experience in a health care setting.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of basic clinical skills in delivery of patient care. Organizational skills to plan and control the responsibilities assigned to the position. Able to use computer, keyboard, and telephone. Effective verbal and written communication skills are necessary. Relationship skills are necessary to effectively lead change. Flexibility to adjust to changing conditions and the various details of the job. Visual acuity necessary to prepare and read reports. Basic Life Support Certification within 3 months of employment and meets recertification as required.

PREFERRED Education and/or Experience

Master’s Degree in healthcare administration and/or business administration within 5 years of hire. Minimum of 3 or more years of demonstrated successful leadership in a healthcare facility preferred.

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