JOB SUMMARY The Director of Nursing manages Labor and Delivery with responsibility for planning, selecting, and/or devising methods, policies and procedures for Managers and Staff employees to accomplish designated goals. The Director of Nursing negotiates interdepartmental resources, communicates and plans with various cross-functional departments to ensure effective level of service to Nursing Units.
This is a unique and exciting opportunity to build the Women's Service line from the ground up as Baylor Scott & White Health continues to expand into the Austin metro area.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE - Oversee the operational, personnel and fiscal management of assigned areas of responsibility with an emphasis on high quality, cost effective patient care. - Monitor daily productivity, addressing variance from established standards and adjust staffing to maintain established productive standard. - Establish annual unit-specific quality improvement goals, conduct monitoring, analysis, process changes, reporting and re-evaluation of prepared goals to Nursing Quality Council and Clinic Quality Council. - Investigate adverse events, review data and findings, assessing for trends, acting on self-remediation needs and identify opportunities for development. - Collaborate with non-nursing departments to establish processes and address issues which enhance the provision of patient care and satisfaction.
- EDUCATION - Masters Degree strongly preferred
- EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 5 years experience required
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!