Senior Nursing Director - Maternal Child Health

Open Date 2/17/2017
Division Reading Hospital
Description

Reading Hospital is currently recruiting for a Senior Director for their Maternal Child Health Division. The Senior Director is a key member of the Nursing Leadership team and is responsible for the delivery of high quality patient care that promotes the safety and well being of all patients within the Division to ensure a positive patient experience. The Director plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates the overall clinical nursing practice and administrative activities in support of our Magnet achievements. The Senior Director also maintains open communication with all staff, peers and physicians to promote performance improvement and consistency of care across the continuum. The Senior Director reports to the Vice- President & Chief Nursing Officer and will be responsible for 220 ftes.

Position Requirements

This position is ideal for a Nursing leader who has a strong commitment to creating and maintaining an environment focused on the patient experience; experience creating and leading high performing teams as well as influencing and managing change. To qualify for this challenging leadership opportunity, candidates must have a:

  1. Master’s degree in Nursing

  2. Strong experience as a Nursing leader within Maternal Child Health

  3. Strong project management experience that includes leading projects from inception to completion

  4. Demonstrated commitment and focus to patients and their families

  5. Experience with shared governance

  6. Experience in a clinical integrated organization preferred

  7. Involvement on a National level in Nursing preferred

  8. Experience working in a Magnet facility as a leader within Nursing preferred

  9. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with people at varying levels across the organization to achieve key objectives

  10. Experience creating and developing high performing teams with the ability to create a vision that inspires others to embrace and adopt the vision into their daily practice

  11. Demonstrated ability to successfully manage competing priorities in a high sense of urgency environment

  12. Excellent role model for our nursing and administrative practice models

  13. Strong knowledge of nursing practice standards and administrative standards of practice

  14. ANCC - either clinical specialty or administrative certification

  15. PA Nursing License

If interested in being considered for this opportunity, forward your resume to Karen Fiscus atkaren.fiscus@towerhealth.org

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Special Notes
About the Organization Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.
Hours Bi-Weekly 80

Reading Shift Day