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Posted: Monday, January 22, 2018 8:11 PM

Exec Director, Women and Infants
Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center
Requisition # R269866
**Providence St. Joseph Health is calling for an** **Executive Director, Women and Infants** **, in Mission Viejo, CA**
Under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, provides multidisciplinary leadership and administrative authority for Labor and Delivery, OB/Nursery, Perinatal Diagnostic Center, Perinatal Education and Breast Center on a 24-hour basis. Assumes service line accountability and responsibility for the management and development of programs within the service line and for the operations and results in each designated patient care unit or department. In the absence of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Executive Director Women and Infants will be designated to assume the authority and responsibility for directing the activities of the nursing departments. Consistently demonstrates behaviors that model the SJHS core values and the Hospital s mission statement.
Provides leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession. Advocates for the protection and rights of individuals, families, communities, populations, healthcare providers, nursing and other professions, especially related to health and safety. Adheres to the ANA Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practice.
**In addition, specific focus areas will include:**
**Resource Utilization**
Blends business competencies and skills with the core ideology of nursing, integrating the nursing process into business decisions. Assumes service line accountability and responsibility for the management and development of business plans and programs within the service line and for the operations and results in each designated patient care unit or department.
Optimizes fiscal resource allocation to support current and potential objectives and initiatives.
Leads in promoting the appropriate use of innovative applications and new technologies, including consideration of the impact on global environmental health and sustainability.
Promotes activities that assist others, as appropriate, in becoming informed about costs, risks and benefits of plans and solutions
Promotes and maintains a positive, professional image of nursing and clinical services. Recognizes managers and staff contributions consistently and facilitates educational and developmental opportunities for managers and staff.
Provides leadership, direction, and mentoring to managers that encourages goals achievement and professional growth. Assists nursing management in establishing a collaborative practice model throughout nursing.
Supports and fosters strong nursing morale on units by creating an environment which cultivates personal investment and excellence; nurtures commitment to a common vision and shared values; provides managers and staff with opportunities and latitude to grow and achieve; builds effective teams committed to organizational goals, promotes collaboration, and encourages, as well as, empowers other to achieve.
Provides leadership in the professional practice setting by creating and maintaining a healthy work environment, engaging as a team builder and serving as a change agent.
Accurately assesses the strengths and developmental needs of managers and provides timely, constructive feedback that contributes to other s development. Role models and mentors a positive image of nursing regarding the values/professional/ethical/legal framework in nursing.
Contributes to the professional development of peers and colleagues.
Encourages the recruitment and retention of quality patient care staff. Incorporates Code of Ethics for Nurses in nursing units.
Ensures that annual performance evaluations are completed on time.
Promotes advancement of the profession through participation in professional organizations.
**Financial Management and Resource Utilization**
Develops, monitors, and analyzes labor, operating, and capital expense budgets in assigned areas and assures appropriateness of human and material resource allocations. Ensures that economic performance of service line reflects budget plan
Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost, and impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing and other services.
Applies broad knowledge and seasoned experience when addressing complex issues; defines strategic issues clearly despite ambiguity; takes all critical information into account when making decision in the context of the mission, vision, and values of Mission Hospital.
Promotes a free flow of information and communication throughout the organization (upward, downward, and across); listens actively; encourages open expression of ideas and opinions. Communicates needs, issues, and concerns appropriately, utilizing the chain-of-command.
Delivers clear, convincing, and well-organized presentation; projects credibility and poise even in highly visible, adversarial situations.
Facilitates the exchange of information inter and intra departmentally and integrates department services with hospitals primary function.
Collaborates with the Chief Nursing Officer in the development and implementation of policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of patient care services.
Facilitates in development and management of the care delivery process for designated nursing units or departments ensuring that policies, procedures, standards of care, and standards of practice are consistent across the organization and with current nursing and clinical research and practice.
Incorporates the nursing process of assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, evaluation, and patient advocacy.
Collaborates with all levels of staff, interdisciplinary teams, executive leaders and other stakeholders.
Collaborates with appropriate medical staff/medical directors to establish service line goals which are consistent with the hospital s mission and goals. Partners with physicians to ensure patient needs are identified and met; establishes effective working relationships with all key physicians; assists nursing management in establishing a collaborative practice model throughout nursing.
**Quality and Performance Improvement**
Identifies and evaluates opportunities for performance improvement within the service line, and implements quality initiatives that measurably improve quality of care and performance.
Collects and analyzes comprehensive data. Identifies expected outcomes. Develops implements and evaluates a plan to attain expected outcomes.
Systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice, nursing services administration, and the delivery of services.
Uses creativity and innovation in nursing practice to improve care delivery and population outcomes.
Uses the results of quality improvement activities to initiate changes in nursing practice and in the healthcare delivery system.
Assures the development and implementation of an effective, ongoing program to measure assess and improve the quality of care, treatment, and services delivered.
Evaluates the practice environment and quality of nursing care rendered in relation to existing evidence, identifying opportunities for the generation and use of research.
Networks and collaborates across the health care industry in order to continually promote best practices in patient care delivery. Ensures patient care services are in compliance with JCAHO, Title 22, and other related regulatory agencies.
Ensures annual skill validation and proficiency of the clinical staff is completed.
**Customer Satisfaction**
Develops strategies to achieve the hospital goal for customer satisfaction in each patient care unit.
Demonstrate competencies in line with the four- (4) core values that are the foundation of all activities performed by management employees in order to achieve the mission of the St. Joseph Health System.Integrates ethical provisions in all areas of practice.
**Required qualifications for this position include:**
Master s Degree in nursing required, or Bachelor s Degree in Nursing, combined with Master s Degree in a relevant field of management, policy, or administration.
Minimum 10 (ten) years nursing experience required, with 3-5 years in nursing administration.
Current licensure as an RN in the state of California required.
Certification in nursing administration, management or specialty area as approved by American Nurses Credentialing Center s Commission on Magnet required upon hire.
Second national certification in nursing administration, management, or specialty area, as approved byAmericanNursesCredentialingCenter s Commission on Magnet preferred. ACLS preferred.
At Mission Hospital with locations in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, CA our core values of Dignity, Service, Excellence and Justice translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes before the bottom line.
As non-profit acute care facilities, we serve all of south Orange County.
Mission Hospital Mission Viejo is a Level II Trauma Center and is the area's designated regional trauma center. We have Centers of Excellence in heart, maternity, trauma, breast care, spine, vascular, stroke and brain injury.
Mission Hospital Laguna Beach provides local coastal communities with 24-hour emergency department services, medical/surgical services, behavioral health programs including inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency services and an outpatient eating disorder program.
Mission Surgery Center performs approximately 4,500 annual surgeries and provides a safe and convenient outpatient setting. It is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care.
We are a member of the St. Joseph Health System, one of only 12 winners worldwide of the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award, which recognizes an \"extraordinary ability to create an engaged workplace culture\"; we've received two Beacon Awards for clinical excellence and in 2012 we received Magnet Designation which recognizes hospitals for top patient care, quality nursing and innovations in nursing and healthcare. We offer a collegial work environment with competitive salaries and benefits.
Mission Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Positions specified as on call/per diem refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as as needed basis to fill in for staff vacancies.
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• Location: Mission Viejo, Orange County

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