Director, Family Birthing Center

Management/Administration Lawrence, Kansas


Description

Take Your Career to the Next Level with LMH Health!

At LMH Health, we are committed to being a partner for lifelong health for the communities we serve. The Director leads and directs services, workflow and resources for assigned nursing area with the accordance of the Mission, Vision and Values of LMH. Understands and ensures compliance with Standards of Nursing Practice.  Performs other duties as assigned. The successful candidate will be able to adapt with a flexible schedule to support the needs of the Family Birthing Center.


Top Reasons to work at LMH Health

  • Join a Team That Cares About the Community
  • Tuition Reimbursement to Support Continuing Education
  • Professional Development and Recognition
  • Excellent Benefits

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

Our Values:

  • Patient 1st – I consider the patient 1st in everything we do
  • Better Together – I am part of the LMH team that works together to achieve excellence
  • Speak Up – I communicate openly and welcome feedback to make us better
  • Be Bold – I boldly take risks to creatively explore, innovate, and learn from our experiences
  • Own It – I take accountability for my actions and hold others accountable for theirs
  • In Joy – I 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. 

Please email your resume to [email protected]  

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