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Senior Nursing Director Women and Children Services

Company: Mercy San Juan Medical Center
Location: Carmichael
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Mercy San Juan Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, is a nationally recognized not-for-profit hospital located in Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County. The 370-bed facility is one of the region's largest and most comprehensive medical centers, caring for more than 150,000 people each year and contains the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in the greater Sacramento region.
The Senior Nursing Director oversees our Family Birth Center, which recently was certified for baby friendly and averages about 160-180 deliveries a month, our recently opened 40-bed Level 3 NICU, our Pediatrics department and outpatient services. Reporting directly to this position are nurse managers in FBC, NICU, Educators and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners.
Position Summary:
Provides expert clinical guidance in a specialized field and coordinates patient care quality initiatives.
Principal Responsibilities:

  • Assesses a healthcare facility's nursing practice and its impact on patient outcomes. Oversees established patient care standards and develops and implements quality improvement initiatives.
  • Provides clinical direction to nursing staff in the delivery of patient care programs. Provides complex, direct patient care, often in an area of specialty.
  • Provides consultative care and guidance to patients, family, and other members of the clinical staff.
  • Conducts research into area of specialty and uses findings to provide measurable improvements in patient care and clinical outcomes.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Current CA RN licensure
    • Current AHA BLS and NRP certificate
    • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (e.g. BSN) or equivalent education and experience and Master's degree in nursing or other-related field (e.g., MSN/MBA/MHA)
    • Minimum of five (5) years of nursing experience and three (3) years of nurse leadership experience in specialty area.

Keywords: Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Carmichael , Senior Nursing Director Women and Children Services, Executive , Carmichael, California

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