Alegent Creighton Health is the largest not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare provider in Nebraska and southwest Iowa with 11 acute care hospitals, a specialty spine hospital, freestanding inpatient psychiatric and skilled nursing facilities and more than 100 Alegent Creighton Clinic locations. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, Alegent Creighton Health and Alegent Creighton Clinic are committed to teaching the health professionals of the future.
Our commitment to our patients and their families is high, but the return on that commitment is even higher. We are committed to our employees by ensuring we hire individuals who also believe in enriching the lives of those we serve. If this sounds like you - apply today and join the Alegent Creighton Health team! We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Operations Director Maternal Child
Full time, hours vary to cover responsibilities
Develops, implements, and evaluates department objectives that address objectives, clinical practice and are consistent with the Mission, Vision, and strategic priorities of Alegent Health.
Annually reviews and revises the department scope of care based on changes in patient populations and identified needs.
Participates in intra- and inter-disciplinary process and performance quality improvement activities. Effectively utilizes statistical tools and methods to communicate and measure results. Has ongoing direct contact with consumers to determine specific needs.
Defines and evaluates care requirements of professional and assistive personnel consistent with care delivery system and patient populations. Recommends changes in skill mix and staffing levels utilizing acuity and productivity information.
Implements and monitors clinical standards of nursing practice. Takes actions as appropriate to facilitate the provision of safe and therapeutically effective nursing care.
Establishes a work environment that facilitates staff accountability and responsibility. Works to optimize staff potential and retain qualified, competent, and satisfied employees. Maintains an acceptable turnover rate by reducing manageable staff losses and actively participating in the recruitment of qualified staff.
Preferred: A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in Maternal Child Services, with at least 2 years of management experience in a healthcare environment.
A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Nursing is required
Must have a Current Registered Nurse License in Nebraska or Iowa, Nebraska and Iowa are compact states, so license must be held in the state of your residence.
Must possess strong knowledge of medical/surgical and/or maternal child nursing, and nursing administration; strong knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, and professional standards; strong project management skills; good communication skills; good conflict resolution skills; good strategic planning skills; strong change management skills; strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities; must demonstrate personal traits of a high level of motivation; team orientation; professionalism; trust; self-awareness; and place a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.
Alegent Creighton Health (formerly Alegent Health) pledges allegiance to medical wellbeing in its corner of the Midwest. The not-for-profit...