Banner Thunderbird, a Level III Perinatal Center and premier Women and Infant Services Center of Excellence, houses a 41-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), a 15-bed Level III L&D, 12-bed Antepartum unit, 9 OB Triage bays, and a 30-bed Postpartum unit.
Did you know that Banner Thunderbird provides the highest level of maternity care in the West Valley, and that it is one of the leading providers of maternity care in the entire state? It???s true. Our doctors and nurses have the expertise and experience to care for some of the most complex pregnancies and deliveries, including women with pregnancies complicated by diabetes, high blood pressure and premature labor. Additionally, our neonatal intensive care unit enables us to care for babies born at any gestational age.?? With exclusive In House OBs, Neonatologists and NPs, and Anesthesia, it???s no wonder that our Patient Experience scores are in the top decile.?? We have also been recognized by the Vermont Oxford Network for our ???MVP- Mighty Valuable Program, Excellence in Small Baby Care???.
The Nursing Director of Women and Infant Services will work at the Glendale campus within the prestigious Banner Health system.?? Banner is the #1 employer in Arizona.?? With 29 hospitals in 6 states, this health network offers a full spectrum of services. The DON for Women and Infant Services is responsible for driving service line growth taking newborn deliveries to greater than 5,000 per year. This state-of-the-art, Tier 1 Trauma hospital utilizes the most advanced technology and techniques, and is known for their Banner Children???s Hospital, comprehensive pediatric care, trauma center, women???s services, and surgical services department.
Responsibilities of the Director of Women and Infant Services including oversight of the Labor Delivery, Mother Baby, and Neonatal Intensive Care Level III NICU departments. Supporting the DON will be the Associate Directors of Labor and Delivery, NICU, Postpartum, Nurse Educators, Nurse Manager, Registered Nurses, Lactation Consultants, Developmental Therapists, Birth Recorders, PCAs, Surgical Technicians, and other ancillary staff. ??
Are you an experienced RN leader with demonstrated, progressive experience in labor and delivery and NICU background? Seeking a Master???s prepared leader with previous hospital Nursing Director experience, this Director will oversee a busy Obstetric and Neonatal Services team managing multidisciplinary teams, managing budgets, and preparing for upcoming APT accreditation and regulatory surveys.
The Director of Women and Infant Services will work at an acute care hospital that is located in a city of Glendale known for its annual Glendale Glitters Holiday celebrations. Surrounded by nature and desert, this booming city is home to thousands of residents composed of young working professionals, families, and retirees. The Director will live in a state that offers 300+ days of sunshine, allowing the DON to spend their summers and winters exploring the great outdoors. With access to multiple vacation destinations within a few hours drive, one can enjoy trips to Las Vegas, Mexico, the Grand Canyon, Sedona, San Diego, Hollywood, and Flagstaff.?? Hiking, biking, walking, jogging, and exploring the surrounding trails and plethora of golf courses also consume many weekends of our leadership team while they find balance and refill their soul.
We are prepared to offer the Nursing Director of Women and Infant Services a comprehensive compensation package that includes a competitive salary, full suite of healthcare benefits, several employee assistance and discount programs, savings plans, potential relocation or sign on bonuses to qualified candidates, and more. Don???t wait, advance your career, and apply today!
Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. This opportunity includes the option to participate in a variety of health, financial, and security benefits. In addition, this position may be eligible for our Management Incentive Program as part of your Total Rewards package.
POSITION SUMMARY This position provides strategic leadership and administration in the areas of patient care, education, safety and quality in accordance with organizational policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice utilizing the framework for professional nursing practice and development. This position promotes a professional practice environment and develops and maintains collegial and collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders across the institution to positively impact the business of clinical operations, nursing and patient care outcomes. These partnerships include ongoing collaboration with physician, facility and organizational leaders. Responsibilities include all aspects of clinical operations, clinician and patient/family education, customer service, patient safety, financial outcomes, and quality outcome management and regulatory compliance.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1.??Provides leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of planning structures and processes designed to optimize organizational outcomes. Recruits and retains top talent through effective communication, performance management and professional development. Fosters a team environment by instilling a cooperative atmosphere, promoting collaboration and encouraging constructive conflict. Creates and initiates professional plans for direct reports. Communicates with staff in a manner that is respectful of the diversity of workforce and patients/families.
2.??Provides infrastructure and systems to empower staff to contribute to organizational goals and achieve desired outcomes. Creates processes for sharing information and decision-making across care settings and roles. Develops strong relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders across the organization to positively impact business, nursing and patient outcomes. Oversees the management of financial, human and material resources, to ensure alignment with organizational strategies and goals and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements and policies. Creates and supports a clinical practice environment focused on nursing professional autonomy, inter-professional collaboration and innovation.
3.??Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of the processes and desired outcomes from clinical operations and motivates staff to perform at the highest level. Assures a measurable, outcome-focused, systematic approach to care delivery. Leads development, implementation and evaluation of evidenced based, quality clinical nursing practice consistent with current nursing research, organizational and national practice standards. Assumes a leadership role in collaborating and partnering with other health care providers, services and the community, in philanthropic and outreach activities.
4. Leads the integration of innovation and evidence based findings into practice. Creates an environment supportive of innovative solutions. Assumes a leadership role, in partnership with physician and facility leaders, in managing the quality of services provided across the care delivery continuum and within the larger organization. Demonstrates and directs employees in using a systematic approach in analyzing and utilizing data in problem-solving.
5. Produces results that meet or exceed identified strategic and operational targets through leadership. Assures performance in clinical operations, financial, human resources and quality outcomes meet or exceed established targets. Directs and provides oversight to the management of clinical operations, quality and safety programs, and nursing practice with a focus on results and the evaluation of outcomes data. Leads the effective management of human resources to include staff turnover and retention outcomes and staff satisfaction.
6. Responsible for the function and strategic development of a clinical department(s) within a facility. Accountable for clinical outcomes and ensuring clinical excellence. Coordinates services with other leaders and administrators to achieve goals. Internal customers include facility and system management, staff, and physicians. External customers include patients, families and regulatory agencies. ??
BSN or MSN required for all new hires to the position after July 1 2013. Incumbents in the position as of July 1, 2013 must possess their BSN or MSN by July 1, 2015. Must possess a strong knowledge of healthcare as normally obtained through the completion of a master???s degree in nursing, healthcare administration, or related field.
Requires a current RN license in state of practice. Requires BLS certification.
Must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of clinical care management as normally demonstrated through 3-5 years of progressive care management experience. Requires demonstrated experience leading and/or managing strategic clinical operations. Requires strong written and oral communication skills. Must demonstrate strong decision-making and critical thinking skills along with the ability to lead change. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital or BTMC Behavioral must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
What might draw you to Banner Health? A great health care career, of course—and a great place to live, no matter what stage of life you’re in. With facilities across the West, there is a health care career for everyone, from big city living in the Phoenix area to friendly small towns in the mountains and plains. As one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, Banner Health offers both the stability that comes with success and the possibility of exploring new areas of the country. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages:
Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health.
Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible.
The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path.
Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.