Senior Nursing Director Womens Childrens Services

This growing health care system in Eastern Texas is actively interviewing for a Senior Nursing Director to oversee a service line Women’s Services and Children’s Services. Join this trusted hospital, and lead a strong team of caregivers as they support bringing new, cherished lives into the world.

A fulfilling role awaits the new Senior Nursing Director at this respected Birthing hospital. You’ll take administrative-level control a premier Women’s Services line, Family Birthing Center, and Children’s / Pediatrics department in this 200+ bed medical center that’s served the community for well over 50 years. Having earned national and local acclaim for superior patient satisfaction, touting an impressive safety rating, and containing multiple Centers of Excellence, this hospital has proven itself as a trusted partner in the community.

Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), the Women’s and Children’s Senior Nursing Director will serve as executive council on matters concerning Obstetrics, Neonatal Nursery, Labor & Delivery, and Birthing health services. Working in collaboration with experts from the finance department you’ll develop, maintain, and evaluate an effective annual budget. Working with the Director of Emergency Services and Admitting department, you’ll help evaluate policy and procedure for efficient triage of peripartum patients. Within your administrative duties, you’ll also find many opportunities to implement and re-envision Lean Process improvements to drive efficiencies.

The Women’s & Children’s Services Nursing Director will serve as a clinical and operations expert for an amazing group of nurses across Labor & Delivery, Mother/Baby Postpartum, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatrics, and Obstetrics (OBGYN) Emergency. Supporting the Senior Nursing Director in each unit are:

  • Two Clinical Nurse Leads who oversee a 14-bed Labor & Delivery Department that sees over 700 births annually and a 6-bed Obstetric Emergency Unit that sees over 50 visits per month.
  • A Clinical Senior Nurse Manager and RN Postpartum Supervisor who oversee a 20-bed Postpartum and GYN Surgery unit with a high average census.
  • A Clinical Nurse Manager and Clinical RN Lead over an 18-bed high acuity Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Newborn Nursery, along with a 12-bed Pediatric Unit.

The Senior Nursing Director will take oversight of the clinical and operational duties in this busy Women’s and Children’s Services department. You’ll get to serve as a mentor and leader to an amazing family of nursing and support staff, as well as a sponsor and collaborator on education initiatives. Encompassing both sides of this coin, the Director will be an advocate for improving patient satisfaction and nursing quality at every step. Working with other department leaders, financial leaders, and physician leaders, you’ll have opportunities to address periodic budgets and play a large role in optimizing department operations.

East Texas is well known for its beauty, peace, and quiet. With thousands of acres of National and State Forests, an affordable cost-of-living, fantastic schools, and tightknit communities, it’s no surprise that people never want to leave. If the Women’s and Children’s Nursing Director is an outdoorsy type, you’ll will find hiking, biking, boating, and just about everything else that can be done under the sun. For the city folks, all the lights, sounds, and action of the Dallas – Fort Worth Area are just a short drive away.

Supported by a progressive and experienced leadership team, the Senior Nursing Director will serve the mission, vision, and values of this health system. You’ll work in a complex and challenging role, and you’ll be rewarded with a competitive compensation and generous benefits package.