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.
o Bachelor's degree in nursing required.
o Masters degree in nursing or related field such as public health,
healthcare administration, or business preferred.
o Minimum of five years experience in a leadership position
* Licensure and/or Certification
o Currently licensed to practice professional nursing in
o BLS healthcare provider required.
o Certification in clinical specialty preferred.
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,
o Ability to maintain confidential information.