Tuesday, November 7, 2017

URGENT NEED! Unit Director of Level III NICU in the Akron area, OH!

Unit Director of Level III NICU

  • Oversees 25 room Level III NICU with an ADC of 20+
  • 55 FTEs
  • Requires BSN and Masters, 5 years NICU experience and 3 years management experience

Send Resumes to CFarrell@theclinicalrecruiter.com or click HERE to apply online.



Director of NICU (Level III)
Akron Area, Ohio

Come join a progressive Community hospital as Director of the NICU in beautiful Ohio. Ohio offers a tremendous quality of life with a wonderful climate, low cost of living and is a great place to call home!!  The successful candidate will oversee a Level III NICU Unit.

Summary:
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 Executive Director 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.

Experience:  
· 5 years NICU nursing experience required
· At least 3 years management experience in a NICU required
· Director Level experience in NICU 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) required
· Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) required
· Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred
· 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 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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