Director, Family Birthing Center

Management/Administration Lawrence, Kansas


Description

 

 

Something special starts here.

 

You can’t define it, but you know it when you see it: the difference between an average life and the good life. When your cup is full – with joy, purpose and lifelong health – it shows. At LMH Health, we are all about healthy people, healthy communities and healthy futures, and that makes us your destination for an exceptional career. From flexible, work-life harmony to competitive pay and great advancement potential, find everything you’re looking for at LMH Health.

You'll find everything you’re looking for at LMH Health:

·             Join a team that cares about the community

·             Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

·             Professional development and recognition

·             Excellent benefits

 

The Director of the Family Birthing Center leads and directs services, workflow and resources for assigned nursing areas of Labor & deliver, Mother/Baby, Obstetrics and Pediatrics with the accordance of the Mission, Vision and Values of LMH. This leader understands and ensures compliance with Standards of Nursing Practice to the utmost degree.

Responsibilities

  • Develop departmental goals and objectives consistent with medical and administrative, legal and ethical requirements of the health care delivery system
  • Directs clinical activities, including patient assessment, care plan development, service level determination, patient visits, and complaint management.
  • Plans, organizes and directs all activities related to staffing, hiring, orienting, evaluating and continuing education initiatives.
  • Prepares and monitors budget(s) and ensures that assigned nursing area operates within allocated funds.
  • Coordinates and directs internal and externally-driven audits.
  • Manages resources to support quality patient care, service and patient safety.  Supports measurement of nursing intensity/patient acuity to allocate resources appropriately to ensure quality of care and as needed implementation of process improvement initiatives.
  • Supports the professional practice model and shared governance structure.
  • Collaborates effectively with organizational stakeholders.
  • Drives departmental technology implementation and use.
  • Collaborates on development of nursing and operating strategic plans aligning with all overarching strategic plans.
  • Ensures use of evidence based practice and research to guide clinical and managerial decision-making.
  • Ensures development and is aligned with organization and department specific programs to measure, analyze, and improve nursing care quality.
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) License to practice in the State of Kansas, or obtained prior to hire
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • Seven (7) years of nursing experience, to include five (5) years of leadership experience, with a minimum of three (3) years of that leadership experience in departmental management
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification     

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree (or in progress)
  • Two (2) or more years of Director level experience
  • PEARS or PALS certification within 1 year of hire

 

Our Cultural Beliefs

  • Patient First. We consider the patient first in everything we do.
  • Better Together. We actively strive to be a diverse LMH Health team that works together to achieve excellence.
  • Listen/Speak Up. We embrace a diverse culture of open, respectful, well-intended communication where we listen, share, and value ideas to create equitable solutions.
  • Innovate! We actively explore new ideas and approach change with agility and an open mind.
  • Own It/Solve It. We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and we collaborate for solutions.
  • In Joy. We create a workplace that is both fun and meaningful.

At LMH Health, we value inclusion and diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all to apply. Employment is decided on the basis of experience and qualifications that meet the business need.