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Director of Obstetrical Nursing Services

Job Reference: JIH02993669
Date Posted: 04 December 2019
Employer: Emerson Hospital
Location: Concord, Massachusetts
Sector: Wider Healthcare Team
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 31 December 2019

Job Description

Job Summary

Reporting to the Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, assumes 24-hour responsibility for management of Mother/Baby, Nursery, Special Care Nursery, Labor and Delivery, and Perinatal Education units, and allocation of resources. Management includes provision of appropriate staffing and skill mix, and sufficient equipment and supplies to meet the nursing care needs of the patient population. Directs the quality and continuity of patient care on their unit(s) in order to provide comprehensive care appropriate to the type and age of the population served. Responsible to the patient and the family or significant others, medical staff and hospital administration for the quality and cost effectiveness of patient care delivered.

Minimum Qualifications

* Education

o Bachelor's degree in nursing required.

o Masters degree in nursing or related field such as public health, healthcare administration, or business preferred.

* Experience

o Minimum of five years experience in a leadership position required.

* Licensure and/or Certification

o Currently licensed to practice professional nursing in Massachusetts.

o BLS healthcare provider required.

o Certification in clinical specialty preferred.

* Skills

o Demonstrated leadership ability, financial management, and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

o Excellent customer service skills.

o Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English.

o Computer skills required (including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

o Ability to maintain confidential information.
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