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Sr. Nursing Director, Women's Health Services - Our Lady of Lourdes Women and Children's Hospital

Job Description

Our Lady of Lourdes is searching for a passionate and driven Sr. Director of Women's Health Services! This position will be the senior nursing leader responsible for guiding the operations of Labor & Delivery, Antenatal, Post-Partum, Nursery, and the Women's Health Unit.

The ideal candidate will be a superior collaborator and expert at forming and cultivating relationships with a passion for mentoring, developing, and positively supporting staff.

About Us

Our Lady of Lourdes is a regional acute care medical center focused on the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Lady of Lourdes is a part of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, which is the largest locally owned, not-for-profit, Catholic health system in Louisiana. As such, our hospital has access to a great many resources across the state and Mississippi - helping us to fulfill our mission.

Our hospital employs more than 2,200 people and offers a physician staff of over 600 doctors in a variety of medical and surgical specialties. Lourdes’ services include Centers of Excellence in the areas of Orthopedics, Stroke and a Robotics Surgery Program. The hospital is home to the only burn unit in Southwest Louisiana and a Commission on Cancer accredited oncology program. Our Lady of Lourdes operates Our Lady of Lourdes Heart Hospital, a premier 32-bed cardiac facility and Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital offering the area’s only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Level 3 Surgical Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Women’s Health Care Unit. With additional services including multiple clinics, four imaging locations and a primary care physician network, Lourdes provides easy access to comprehensive care throughout the community.

What Makes Us Different?

At Our Lady of Lourdes we offer you much more than just a job in the healthcare industry. We offer career opportunities for people who have a calling to share their gifts and talents as part of our healing ministry. As part of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, we are here to create a spirit of healing - and we invite you to join our team today if you would like to be part of that spirit. In addition to competitive salaries and generous benefits, we offer you something special - the chance to do God's work by helping to serve people in need throughout our community, every day.#CB

Job Summary

The Sr. Nursing Director is responsible for independently managing clinically relevant projects for the Patient Care Services team to ensure quality, compliance, and operational excellence for the Labor & Delivery, Antenatal, Post-Partum, Nursery, and Women's Health Units. This position has the responsibility of supporting the mission of the hospital by providing care to those most in need and by providing an environment of high quality health care for all patients. This position plans, implements and evaluates processes enacted through staff in collaboration with the Chief Nurse Officer; the goal of all action is to ensure a fiscally responsible organization with positive clinical outcomes. Must demonstrate the possession of knowledge and skills necessary to provide operational direction for designated areas of responsibility. Must demonstrate qualities of leadership, accountability, and responsibility.

Technical Tasks:

  1. Uses appropriate internal and external resources to resolve and/or meet or exceed the expectations of the position
  2. Demonstrates competence and accuracy in all work tasks, including those directly and indirectly related to patient care, consistently providing nursing care according to physician's orders and in conformance to established standards of care and administrative policies and procedures;
  3. Demonstrates proficiency in the referral process and use of multidisciplinary resources to meet patient needs; maintains, at all times, appropriate channels of communication and harmonious relations with other healthcare providers
  4. Demonstrates a knowledge of corporate policies regarding fire and safety, handling hazardous materials (if applicable) and infection control.
  5. Participates and contributes to the Quality Assurance and Infection Control Program, as appropriate.
  6. Establishes system for coordinating patient cares throughout the continuum of care
  7. Establishes methods for tracking patients' progress through the system
  8. Establishes methods for tracking patients' progress through the system

Inspires a Shared Vision:

  1. Designs a vision and creates environment to support that vision.
  2. Articulates the vision and describes the internal and external changes that will accompany implementation. Demonstrates professionalism, builds trust and credibility that reflect FMOLHS mission, vision and values.
  3. Communicates and collaborates with physicians, nurses and other multidisciplinary team members involved inpatient care delivery.
  4. Acts as patient advocate constantly monitoring, tracking, assessing and evaluating quality of care
  5. Facilitates leadership development among colleagues: acts as role model and assists in the development of mentors
  6. Reviews self development plan and professional goals, seeks new knowledge toward the progression of professional goals

Requirements

Experience: Minimum 5 years of clinical experience and 5 years in nursing management. Candidate must have a strong background in women's health.

Education: Bachelor's of Science in Nursing Required.

Special Skills: Must be a superior collaborator and expert at forming and cultivating relationships. The ability to mentor, develop and positively support staff will be essential. Must possess the skills to operate as a clinical senior leader for multiple units.

Licensure: Current license to practice professional nursing in Louisiana; BLS

Job Requirements

 

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Location US-LA-Lafayette
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
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Our Lady of Lourdes RMC

The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System is a leading health care innovator in Louisiana and Mississippi. We bring together outstanding clinicians, the most advanced technology and leading research to ensure that our patients receive the highest quality and safest care possible. This commitment is grounded in a history that is more than 100 years old, but reflected today by our strategic vision of transforming healthcare through superior performance and excellent patient care. Learn More

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Job Description

Our Lady of Lourdes is searching for a passionate and driven Sr. Director of Women's Health Services! This position will be the senior nursing leader responsible for guiding the operations of Labor & Delivery, Antenatal, Post-Partum, Nursery, and the Women's Health Unit.

The ideal candidate will be a superior collaborator and expert at forming and cultivating relationships with a passion for mentoring, developing, and positively supporting staff.

About Us

Our Lady of Lourdes is a regional acute care medical center focused on the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Lady of Lourdes is a part of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, which is the largest locally owned, not-for-profit, Catholic health system in Louisiana. As such, our hospital has access to a great many resources across the state and Mississippi - helping us to fulfill our mission.

Our hospital employs more than 2,200 people and offers a physician staff of over 600 doctors in a variety of medical and surgical specialties. Lourdes’ services include Centers of Excellence in the areas of Orthopedics, Stroke and a Robotics Surgery Program. The hospital is home to the only burn unit in Southwest Louisiana and a Commission on Cancer accredited oncology program. Our Lady of Lourdes operates Our Lady of Lourdes Heart Hospital, a premier 32-bed cardiac facility and Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital offering the area’s only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Level 3 Surgical Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Women’s Health Care Unit. With additional services including multiple clinics, four imaging locations and a primary care physician network, Lourdes provides easy access to comprehensive care throughout the community.

What Makes Us Different?

At Our Lady of Lourdes we offer you much more than just a job in the healthcare industry. We offer career opportunities for people who have a calling to share their gifts and talents as part of our healing ministry. As part of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, we are here to create a spirit of healing - and we invite you to join our team today if you would like to be part of that spirit. In addition to competitive salaries and generous benefits, we offer you something special - the chance to do God's work by helping to serve people in need throughout our community, every day.#CB

Job Summary

The Sr. Nursing Director is responsible for independently managing clinically relevant projects for the Patient Care Services team to ensure quality, compliance, and operational excellence for the Labor & Delivery, Antenatal, Post-Partum, Nursery, and Women's Health Units. This position has the responsibility of supporting the mission of the hospital by providing care to those most in need and by providing an environment of high quality health care for all patients. This position plans, implements and evaluates processes enacted through staff in collaboration with the Chief Nurse Officer; the goal of all action is to ensure a fiscally responsible organization with positive clinical outcomes. Must demonstrate the possession of knowledge and skills necessary to provide operational direction for designated areas of responsibility. Must demonstrate qualities of leadership, accountability, and responsibility.

Technical Tasks:

  1. Uses appropriate internal and external resources to resolve and/or meet or exceed the expectations of the position
  2. Demonstrates competence and accuracy in all work tasks, including those directly and indirectly related to patient care, consistently providing nursing care according to physician's orders and in conformance to established standards of care and administrative policies and procedures;
  3. Demonstrates proficiency in the referral process and use of multidisciplinary resources to meet patient needs; maintains, at all times, appropriate channels of communication and harmonious relations with other healthcare providers
  4. Demonstrates a knowledge of corporate policies regarding fire and safety, handling hazardous materials (if applicable) and infection control.
  5. Participates and contributes to the Quality Assurance and Infection Control Program, as appropriate.
  6. Establishes system for coordinating patient cares throughout the continuum of care
  7. Establishes methods for tracking patients' progress through the system
  8. Establishes methods for tracking patients' progress through the system

Inspires a Shared Vision:

  1. Designs a vision and creates environment to support that vision.
  2. Articulates the vision and describes the internal and external changes that will accompany implementation. Demonstrates professionalism, builds trust and credibility that reflect FMOLHS mission, vision and values.
  3. Communicates and collaborates with physicians, nurses and other multidisciplinary team members involved inpatient care delivery.
  4. Acts as patient advocate constantly monitoring, tracking, assessing and evaluating quality of care
  5. Facilitates leadership development among colleagues: acts as role model and assists in the development of mentors
  6. Reviews self development plan and professional goals, seeks new knowledge toward the progression of professional goals

Requirements

Experience: Minimum 5 years of clinical experience and 5 years in nursing management. Candidate must have a strong background in women's health.

Education: Bachelor's of Science in Nursing Required.

Special Skills: Must be a superior collaborator and expert at forming and cultivating relationships. The ability to mentor, develop and positively support staff will be essential. Must possess the skills to operate as a clinical senior leader for multiple units.

Licensure: Current license to practice professional nursing in Louisiana; BLS

Job Requirements

 
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