Dignity Health Director Family Birth Center in Folsom, California

Position Title:Director of Nursing

Position Summary:

Directs the provision of nursing care in a business unit while maintaining standards of patient care..

  • Responsible for the overall quality of care provided by the nursing personnel. Advises medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing service and strategies.

  • Interprets policies and objectives of nursing service to staff and community groups.

  • Monitors the operations of the nursing staff and ensures compliance with regulations on organizational and governmental standards and practices. Schedules staff and conducts employee performance reviews.

  • Provides nursing care to patients on an as needed basis.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge, insight, and understanding of business concepts, tools, and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately in both clinical and non-clinical situations.

  • Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.

  • Understanding of the business value of diverse perspectives and opinions and ability to understand, appreciate and employ the unique contributions of associates of varied cultures, nationalities, ethnic backgrounds, genders, ages, points of view, etc.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use industry standards, evidence-based practice and policies and procedures relevant to function and organization.

  • Knowledge of healthcare policies for all clinical practices and applicable laws and regulations governing proper clinical practice; ability to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations.

  • Knowledge of the factors contributing to quality patient care, and the ability to influence these factors in a positive way.

Education and Experience:

  • Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience and two (2) years of leadership experience.

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (e.g. BSN) and Master's degree in nursing or other-related field (e.g., MSN/MBA/MHA).

  • Licensure: Registered Nursing License (RN), Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Special Skills: None specified.

  • Training: None specified.

Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs and Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, our accredited, non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more than 35 years. As these communities grow, Mercy Folsom continues to expand its services to meet the growing needs of area families. Mercy Folsom annually sees over 23,000 emergency room visits, 427 deliveries, employs 750 and has a medical staff of 484 physicians. From our Cummings Emergency Pavilion that offers 25 private rooms to our current multi-phased inpatient expansion, we will meet the healthcare needs of the region for decades to come. Let us share our enthusiasm for life, as well as their enthusiasm for helping others. Learn more at www.dignityhealth.org/MercyFolsom.

Job: *Women's Services / Labor and Delivery

Organization: *Mercy Hospital Folsom

Title: Director Family Birth Center

Location: California-Greater Sacramento Service Area-Folsom-Mercy Hospital Folsom

Requisition ID: 1700016514