Director, Obstetrics

Requisition ID
2020-119176
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Hours Per Pay Period
80
Facility
CHI Saint Joseph London
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Varies
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
KY-LONDON

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Responsible for directing, planning, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating nursing care and patient outcomes. Responsible for resource management, policy and program development, and fiscal management.

 

ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Formulates and implements hospital and departmental goals; integrates goals with overall hospital objectives and plan.
  • Serves as resource in area of expertise within the facility. Maintains effective working relationships and communication with members of the medical staff, other departments, leadership staff, and others. Participates with leadership, medical staff, and clinical staff in decision-making. Is an active member of the Nursing Leadership Team. Promotes interdepartmental teamwork.
  • Manages the operation of departments by assisting Finance with preparation of annual budgets; evaluates budget variances regularly. Ensures that supply inventories are adequately maintained in order to provide quality and continuity of care.
  • Provides leadership and effective personnel management by maintaining and evaluating team member performance and attendance, and providing opportunities for staff development. Promotes and communicates the culture, values, and commitment of CHI Saint Joseph Health through programs that ensure provision of high quality levels of guest service.
  • Develops base staffing patterns for each area and ensures availability of sufficient qualified nursing staff to meet patient care needs.
  • Participates in community activities on behalf of the hospital. Assists in community health events and education as needed.
  • Responsible for delivery of quality care and ongoing quality improvement efforts. Assists with quality management hospital wide. Monitors patient outcomes and develops corrective action as needed.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills and keeps knowledge and skills updated. Maintains availability as a resource.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications

Required Education

  • Required Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline; Master’s Degree strongly preferred

 

Required Licensure and Certifications

  • Kentucky/Compact State licensed Registered Nurse

 

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 7 years’ experience as an RN and 5 years leadership experience

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