Nurse Manager, Labor and Delivery and NICU

Company Name:
SCL Health System
Manager L&D NICU
Grow with us! Exempla Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization with 8 hospitals in Colorado, Montana and Kansas. Lutheran is a community based 338 bed hospital with a Level III Trauma Center located in Wheat Ridge, CO, a Denver suburb. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health - and hope - to our patients.
Visit: www.exemplalutheran.org
We are seeking a clinical leader for our Labor and Delivery unit and NICU. Family-centered nursing care is the hallmark of obstetrical, newborn and gynecological services. Lutheran has a Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with experienced nursing staff and 24-hour neonatal nurse practitioner coverage.
The Nurse Manager shapes and interprets the philosophy and definition of the clinical units as it relates to short and long-term planning, program and staff development, resource and budget management, quality assurance, and systems utilization. The Manager uses outstanding communication, problem-solving, and change management skills to influence staff utilization and motivation, and to promote smooth operations of the clinical areas while maintaining service excellence.
Some key responsibilities include:
o Rounding to seek out clinical challenges and evaluating and enhancing nursing care o Assisting with clinical emergencies o Providing vision and action in designing and maintaining an efficient and effective patient care delivery system. o Inspiring staff to high standards of care while maintaining exceptional productivity ratios. o Developing area budgets o Attention to recruitment and retention strategies to keep turnover rates lower than regional norms. o Meeting or exceeding all JCAHO standards for areas of responsibility.
Our pay is competitive and we offer a rich benefits package including health dental and vision insurance options, paid time off, retirement savings and more. Relocation assistance is available for our selected candidate. Please call Kate Christmas 919-977-6186 if you have additional questions.

Successful incumbents will have a BSN (Master's degree in Nursing preferred) with at least three years of L&D or NICU experience at a manager level in an acute hospital setting. Must hold or be able to obtain CO RN license.

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