Director, Patient Care - Labor and Delivery
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
|24 hour responsibility/accountability for operation of unit(s). In collaboration with the CNO, monitors and reports trends in patient population/acuity and manages human resources accordingly. Rounds on assigned areas to assess for adherence to standards of care & practice, e.g., individualized care plans and adherence to Standards of Care. Designs, implements and evaluates innovative systems that support efficient delivery of patient care, develops and is accountable for approved budget, assesses staff competence and educational needs in relation to changing patient needs via clinical pertinence, medical record review, patient and family visits, physician feedback and periodic visits to off-shifts.The leader must play a role in nurturing employees and promoting a culture of compassion, respect and collaboration.|
Decision Making/ Critical Thinking
Develops and sustains meaningful recognition for high performing employees
Works with staff to develop skills to role and for future development
Gives direct feedback for performance improvement and follows disciplinary track if necessary
•Completes annual mandatory education requirements and participates in appropriate hospital management training and development workshops.
|Required Knowledge & Skills:|
|Bachelor’s degree in nursing required.|
|Clinical competence with a minimum of three years experience in nursing. Demonstrated knowledge of clinical and professional practice issues and processes.|
|Current MA RN licensure. BLS and ACLS|
|Microsoft Office, Meditech|
Important COVID message
Please note, our Good Samaritan Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.