Baylor Scott and White Medical Center Frisco
Director of Newborn Nursery and NICU / Full-time, Days
The Director is responsible for all departmental functions of assigned areas in support of the hospital mission, vision, and facility goals. The Director identifies the cost-effective systems needed to support the business of the department taking into account business trends, resource availability and changes in customers. This position establishes effective working relationships with all constituencies including patients, physicians, employees, and vendors. The Director identifies and remedies departmental outcomes through continuous customer satisfaction data, quality measurement and data, and employee involvement. The Director works with Senior Management and Medical Directors in meeting facility goals. The areas of responsibility include the following: Newborn Nursery/NICU. Additional responsibilities may be included as operational requirements/needs become apparent.
The Neonatal Director is the designated Neonatal Program Manager (NPM), responsible for the provision of neonatal care services, with authority and responsibility to monitor the provision of neonatal patient care services from admission, stabilization, operative intervention(s) if applicable, through discharge, inclusive of the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program. The NPM is to collaborate with the Neonatal Medical Director in areas to include, but not limited to: developing and/or revising policies, procedures and guidelines; assuring staff competency, education, and training; the QAPI Program; and regularly participates in the neonatal QAPI meeting. Develop collaborative relationships with other NPM(s) of designated facilities within the applicable Perinatal Care Region. Coordinating all phases of the neonatal intensive care unit program lifecycle, including: Analysis and Planning, Implementation; Testing; Education and Training; Productive Use; and Ongoing support and Quality Management.
- Graduate of a professional school of nursing
- BSN preferred, expressed desire to pursue masters
- Certification from national organization in area of specialty
- Minimum of 5yrs experience in Neonatal Services and or Women’s Services
- Minimum of 3 experience in Nursing Management Position and prior experience in implementation of new services in a hospital setting preferred.
- Current Texas RN License
- Knowledgeable of TDH, Medicare and TJC rules, regulations and standards
- Ability to make independent sound nursing and management decisions
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