Labor and Delivery, Clinical Nurse Manager

Company Name:
SCL Health System
St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Manager in our Labor and Delivery Unit. Bring your Labor and Delivery leadership skills to the most comprehensive service provider in Western Colorado and Eastern Utah.
Labor & Delivery has 12 large labor rooms with jetted tubs, two triage rooms; cesarean section procedure and recovery rooms are just steps away if needed. The selected candidate will be joining a team that recently and successfully completed the 39 week MOD initiative, has been accepted to the Colorado Baby Friendly Collaborative and is in the process of attaining the Baby Friendly USA designation. Learn more online at http://www.stmarygj.org/women-childrens-services#.U5CBwPldXK1
Relocation assistance is available along with access to our competitive benefits packages which include comprehensive selections of medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, retirement and more.
A not-for-profit organization, St. Mary's Hospital was founded in 1896 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. Today and boasts over 350 beds, approximately 2,000 staff and 300 active physicians. If you seek to make a difference, then consider a career with St. Mary's. 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.

This position is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of operational policies and procedures for a specific department within nursing services. Collaborate in intra- and inter-departmental planning, problem solving, and decision making within the scope of their responsibility. This position requires the application of advanced, broad-based knowledge of nursing practice and theory as well as advanced knowledge of techniques of supervision, management, and leadership.
Interprets and directs the implementation of nursing philosophy and objectives, departmental policies and procedures, and applies recognized standards of nursing care and practice.
Plans, selects, and devises nursing operations, work methods, procedures, work flow and standards for quality and quantity of work, including staffing standards.
Assigns, directs and reviews the work of subordinate supervisors/other nursing personnel. Prepares formal answers to, and recommends the adjustment of, grievances and disciplinary matters.
Determines personnel, material, equipment, and facilities needed to accomplish program goals.
Prepares budget for assigned area or program and is responsible for adherence to approved budget.
Coordinates nursing activities with those of other services or disciplines.
Monitors and evaluates operations for compliance with licensure, accreditation and regulatory standards.
Establishes, implements, and evaluates quality of care for assigned area or program.
Assesses plans, directs, and evaluates educational and clinical professional development programs for assigned area or program.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.

High School diploma or equivalent, required
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, required
Bachelor degree in nursing, preferred
Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of practice, required
Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required
NRP, ACLS, Fetal Monitoring Certification preferred
Three years of experience supervising nursing personnel, preferred
Three years of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
Qualified candidates are encouraged to Apply Now for immediate consideration.
St. Mary's Hospital & Regional Medical Center is located in Grand Junction Colorado, a community that is welcoming and entrepreneurial. Grand Junction is a hub for education, retail, health care and energy development. The area boasts many outdoor recreational opportunities and a vibrant downtown with many entertainment options.
To learn more about St. Mary's Hospital & Regional Medical Center, please visit www.stmarygj.org

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