Director, Women's Services in Rutherfordton, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 5/15/2021

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Job Description

Rutherford Regional Health System

The Director is accountable to support the CNO to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate nursing care, competency of clinical staff, and appropriate resource management related to patient care.

This leader will assume responsibility for assisting in assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating nursing practice on unit level. Direct, supervise and evaluate work activities of all nursing personnel. Provide clinical leadership, strategic and long term goals for the nursing staff. Determine, assign and assess performance objectives for nursing department. Organize, coordinate, develop and review policies, procedures and nursing protocols to meet all regulatory, compliance and quality care standards.

Responsible for the quality of care, operational and financial efficiency of the nursing unit. Lead and develop the nursing staff within the unit, providing performance goals, feedback and development opportunities. Develop and oversee function/departmental budget and reporting. Direct and conduct recruitment, hiring and training of personnel. Chair committees as assigned.

Provide direct care as needed.
Role assumes 24/7 responsibility of Director’s assigned areas.
• Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills.
• Proven leadership ability and hospital operational ability.
• Ability to serve as role model and advocate for the professional discipline of nursing.

Job Requirements

Required Education:

Associates Degree in Nursing required.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred.
Master's Degree in related field preferred.

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Required Certifications:
BLS required
PALS required
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) required
STABLE required
Electronic Fetal Monitoring required
Required License:
Licenses: Current RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license).
Minimum Work Experience:
Minimum 5 years RN experience (3 years acute care required preferably in LDRP/PEDS or NICU).
Minimum 3 years management experience preferred.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.