Director of Nursing , Women's Services

Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Sep 09, 2021
Closes
Oct 24, 2021
Ref
R-011676
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Director of Nursing who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

The Director of Women's Health Services will report directly to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and is responsible for strategic leadership along with the administration in areas of patient care, education, safety and quality. The Director of Women's Health Services will promote a professional practice environment and develop and maintain collegial and collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders across the institution to positively impact the business of clinical operations, as well as nursing and patient care outcomes. Women's Health Services includes Labor and Delivery, Mother/Baby, and the NICU.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Creates a work environment that meets staff and organizational needs.
• Provides guidance and direction that moves the team towards common or shared goals with available resources that support organizational mission and goals.
• Develops and monitors cost controls to utilize time, material, and personnel resources in an effective and efficient manner.
• Explores service needs, establishes and implements long and short term objectives that are consistent with the organization's mission, vision, values, and goals.
• Utilizes all aspects of the performance dialogue process to help staff best fulfill their objectives.
• Serves as a key member of the organization's Senior Management Team.
• Management Responsibilities: carries out the personnel management activities associated with direct staff supervision, including screening and selection, orientation training and development, performance management and employee relation functions.
• Serves as the department's fiscal manager.
• Develops and monitors cost controls to utilize time, material, and personnel resources in and effective and efficient manner. Coordinates the day-to-day operations of the nursing department, 24 hours a day.

Requirements:
• BS degree in nursing, Masters preferred.
• Registered Nurse licensed in State of Maryland
• Three to five years managerial experience in management of Women's Health service
• Strong leadership and organization skills
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Ability to create work environment that promotes staff productivity, satisfaction and efficiency
• Ability to gather and analyze data
• Strong written and verbal skills Ability to manage financial budgets and business plan
• Ability to diplomatically manage crisis situations and resolve customer service issues
• Basic PC skills, such as Internet, email, windows environment.

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Work Schedule:

Full-time position with 24/7 coverage of the Women's Health Services at Adventist White Oak Medical Center.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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