Monday, March 13, 2017

Seeking a Director of Level III NICU for the Austin-Round Rock Area, TX!!

Director of Level III NICU

  • 55+ bed Level III NICU (ability to go to 70) with an average daily census of 55-65 babies.
  • 100 FTEs
  • Requires a BSN, 3 years of NICU Director experience required.

Send Resumes to or click HERE to apply online.

Nursing Director of NICU
Austin-Round Rock, Texas

Come join a progressive Community hospital as Director of the NICU in beautiful Texas. Texas offers a tremendous quality of life with a wonderful climate, low cost of living, NO State Income Tax and is a great place to call home!!  The successful candidate will oversee a Level III NICU Unit.

The Director assumes 24-hour responsibility for planning, supervising, and evaluating the care of patients to ensure comprehensive and continuous care for each patient/family in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
· Reports to the ACNO and provides overall direction for employees, and 24 hour accountability and budgetary responsibility for the unit.
· Manage the day-to-day operations of the NICU Unit and provide quality cost effective care for the patient population.  24/7 accountability.
· Manage the departmental budget and develop cost containment strategies to operate the department.
· Lead/participate in departmental performance improvement activities and integration of services.
· Develop departmental interfaces and interface with internal and external customers to provide exemplary service and achieve goals.
· Participate in multi-disciplinary committees.
· Support change-is an advocate of system change and improvement.  Leads the change process to ensure that change is successfully implemented.
· Facilitates learning opportunities to ensure personal and professional growth of department staff.
· Review, updates and ensure compliance with policy and procedures related to the NICU Unit.
· Ensure that new employees are oriented and trained appropriately.  Act as a preceptor and resource for the department processes.

· At least 5 years Manager/Director experience in the NICU required
· Director Level experience in NICU required

· Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required
· Master's Degree in Nursing or Healthcare related field highly preferred

Certifications / Licensure:  
· Current State Registered Nurse (RN) License
· Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required
· Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred
· Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) preferred

Special Skills:    
· Requires skill in interpersonal communication, group dynamics, problem solving, delegation, interviewing, observation, counseling, and teaching.
· Be skilled communicators and educators, particularly when teaching families how to care for an ill infant.
· Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
· Demonstrates ability to assess staff needs and develop objective goals.
· Basic computer skills a must.

Great Opportunity!!

Please send resume to for additional information about this position.
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If you would like to learn more about this opening, please contact me at your earliest convenience.  If this is not something you are interested in, but you know of someone who would be a good fit, I would appreciate the referral.  Thanks!

Christine Farrell
Nurse Recruiter - Women's/Children's/NICU/Pediatrics Leaders
2000 Mallory Lane, Suite 130 - 303 | Franklin, TN 37067
Toll Free: 800-568-0828 ext. 107 | Direct Dial: 615-224-8530

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