Trust in Colorado's first Baby Friendly hospital, as designated by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF, both of which support breastfeeding for all babies. Our Labor and Delivery Unit has 9 Labor and Delivery rooms; 2 OR's; 2 PACU's and 4 Triage beds. We have a 12 bed Level 2 NICU to care as well to care for those babies needing further monitoring.
We have and exciting opportunity in management available for a Clinical Nurse Manager for NICU and Lactations services!
Welcome your newborn in the comfort and care of the Center for Childbirth at Good Samaritan Medical Center. We welcome approximately 2,500 babies each year. In our Center for Childbirth, we have spacious birthing environments where our highly-skilled nurses are always here to help keep you relaxed and focused.
Deliver your baby using birthing balls, water and aromatherapy and recover in our restorative family-friendly post labor rooms—there's even room service at your fingertips. Choose from a full array of items for nursing mothers and newborns in our Nursing Nook.
The Clinical Nurse Manager for NICU and Lactation services s 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
- Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of practice, required
- Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
- Three years of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred
- Three years of experience supervising nursing personnel, preferred
- Bachelor degree in nursing is required, Master's degree preferred
- Certification in lactation education preferred or willingness to obtain upon hire