Thursday, July 13, 2017

URGENT NEED: Unit Director of Perinatal Services for Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA area!

Sunny, California Living!

We are now hiring a Unit Director of Perinatal Services in the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana California area! Become a leader at a progressive, academic, 250+ bed hospital and combine your nursing experience with your passion for teaching and guiding the nurses of tomorrow!

Position Details:
The Unit Director will be responsible for the entire Perinatal Services Line, with 65+ beds including Labor and Delivery, Antepartum, Postpartum and Wellbaby Nursery. We have a large amount of deliveries, approximately 1,700+ annually. 

Requires: Master's Degree. 5 years minimum as a Women's RN with 3+ years as a Nurse Manager in Women's Services.  

What are the perks of living in the LA-Long Beach-Santa Ana Area?

  • SHOPPING! Main Place Mall - is says it all in the name!  It is the main place to be for everything.  With a host of all different stores and shopping centers, as well as multiple restaurants and snack stops.  
  • FOOD & NIGHTLIFE! Living in the area provides multiple cities to choose from within just a short drive! Los Angeles alone has thousands of restaurants to choose from including Sushi, Italian and the star of the area, Mexican which they are known for, as well as many entertainment options, bars and night clubs.  For a quick bit there is the famous In-and-Out burger - a MUST for tourists and locals.  I mean, who doesn't want to order from a secret menu??
  • SPORTS! Known for their sports teams, the area is home to the LA Lakers! Not just known for basketball, they also have pro Football, Baseball, Hockey and Soccer teams.
  • ART & CULTURE! The area has a thriving culture with multiple museums, music venues and attractions like the Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park, Bowers Museum of Cultural Arts, Santa Ana Artist Village and Lyon Air Museum! California is known for health living, where organic food is available everywhere.  There are also multiple venues that host active adventures, like Slender One Climbing, offering indoor climbing tours and Santiago Park Nature!
Director of Women’s Services
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California

Come join a progressive 250+ bed hospital as Director of Women’s Services in beautiful California.  California offers a tremendous quality of life with a wonderful climate and is a great place to call home!! 

Summary:
The Director of Women's Services is part of the hospital administrative team and assists with the organization, direction, management and evaluation of patient care services for the Women's Services areas.
· Manage the day-to-day operations of the Women’s Services 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 Women’s Services Unit.
· Ensure that new employees are oriented and trained appropriately.  Act as a preceptor and resource for the department processes.

Experience:  
· 5-7 years of Women’s Services nursing experience
· 3-5 years of nurse management experience in Women's Services required
· Prior Director-level experience is preferred

Education:  
· Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required
· Master's Degree in Nursing or Healthcare related field required

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

Special Skills:  
· Must be able to work under deadlines.  
· Must be able to utilize independent decision-making skills in a wide variety of situations.  
· Requires a high degree of accuracy in the performance of varied responsibilities.  
· Personal computer skills required.  
· Frequent contact with employees, physicians, customers, community individuals and volunteers.
· Must be self-motivated to complete work in a timely manner to meet deadlines.

Great Opportunity!!

Please send resume to CFarrell@theclinicalrecruiter.com for additional information about this position. 

The Clinical Recruiter, a nation-wide healthcare placement firm, was founded with the goal of bringing qualified healthcare professionals together in order to create an optimal atmosphere for great patient care.  Please visit our website for additional information at www.theclinicalrecruiter.com.

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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