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Labor and Delivery Nurse Manager

Location: New Iberia
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Iberia Medical Center (IMC) in New Iberia, LA is looking for team members who will help advance our vision to be the premier hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. We've been caring for our community for over 60 years and offer many diverse career paths. Our new employees experience opportunities to learn and grow while caring for their families, friends and neighbors.IMC is currently hiring a Labor and Delivery Nurse Manager, who is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, coordination and directing of all functions on the Maternal Child Nursing Unit.EDUCATIONGraduate of an Accredited School of NursingBSN preferred.MSN or Master's in related field preferredLICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONCurrent RN license in State of LouisianaA Perinatal Certification by any nationally recognized certification organization is recommendedEXPERIENCEMinimum 1-3 years of leadership, supervisory, or management experience in health care or related field preferred;Minimum 3 years of Labor and delivery experience and 3 years of OB/GYN/Peds nursing experience in a hospital setting;Good verbal and written skills;Demonstrates customer relation skillsSPECIAL QUALIFICATIONSCPR upon hireNRP within 3 months of hireACLS within 6 months of hire preferredPALS preferredFetal Heart Monitoring Education - Completion of AWHONN designated intermediate or advanced fetal heart monitoring educationPRINCIPLE TASKS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssures quality patient care and ensures that sufficient and properly trained persons carry out the functions of the department.Is fiscally responsible for the cost effectiveness of care provided and for administration of the departmental budget.Is responsible for providing leadership and promoting effective relationships between departmental staff, physicians and other departments.Ensures the provision of safe, financially sound and efficient patient care.Coordinates all staff, scheduling and monitoring of personnel to ensure appropriate staffing on a daily basis.Consistently demonstrates job performance, which reflects commitment to the core values and standards of care of IMC; actively promotes the hospital and supports the mission and vision at IMC.Plans and assists in patient teaching as necessary.Acts a liaison between patient, family, staff and physician.Ensures the continuity of care and discharge planning.Ensures that physician's orders are transcribed appropriately and carried out.Sets specific standards and objectives for Maternal Child Services in collaboration with the Chief Nursing Officer and physicians.Communicates changes in policy, procedures and other appropriate communication to staff and provides feedback from staff. Participates in policy/procedure review, update, and implementation.Conducts staff meetings on a regularly scheduled basis.Directs and participates in orientation and clinical learning experiences for staff. Schedules staff/self to attend education programs and annual updates.Seeks assistance from appropriate resource person as necessary in solving clinical and management problems.Maintains required records and reports and submits in a timely fashion (budgetary, training, performance improvement, productivity, etc.).Coaches and counsels employees, as needed, to ensure optimal patient care and maximum efficiency in department fashion. Evaluates staff performance, recommends wage increases, promotions, transfers, disciplinary actions, and separation of service.Promotes an environment in which the Patient Care Team can work cooperatively toward objectives. Maintains communication and promotes cooperation with other departments.Delegates responsibilities within scope of personnel abilities.Actively participates in hospital-wide performance improvement activities; ensures participation by employees. Demonstrates development of effective performance improvement programs and quality control programs.COMPETITIVE BENEFITSGreat medical benefit planParticipation in robust state pension planDental, vision, life insurance, disability and more!

Keywords: IBERIA MEDICAL CENTER, Lafayette , Labor and Delivery Nurse Manager, Executive , New Iberia, Louisiana

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