Our client, a 99-bed, private, faith-based and financially strong community hospital, has an outstanding opportunity for a Director – The Birth Place. Morgan Hunter HealthSearch has been retained to lead this key search.
The hospital a wide array of offerings, including OB, oncology, cardiology, chronic care, dialysis, emergency, home health/hospice, mental health, pain management, sleep center and surgical services (including robotics). The also provide senior services to include a 79-bed nursing home, assisted living and an Alzheimer’s unit.
Reporting directly to the Vice President of Patient Care Services, the director will oversee a department featuring 10 LDRP rooms and a staff of 17 FTE’s, who support 400 annual deliveries. The department features its own c-section OR suite and a brand-new mom-baby simulator. The nursing staff is tenured and provides outstanding care as evidenced by high patient satisfaction and quality scores. The relationship with the physician staff (two OB/GYN’s, two pediatricians and 15 family medicine) is very good. The position is administrative in nature with a service line approach, but is expected to “jump in” when necessary.
This Iowa community has a population of over 10,000 and is located near Des Moines. It features miles of trails, two golf courses, a family-friendly aquatic center, outstanding school system, a vibrant retail district, brewing company, a vineyard & winery and over 30 restaurants. Year-round events and festivals ensure there's always something to do.
Candidates will present with a minimum of five years of OB experience with at least two years in management. Must understand the importance of how community-oriented the organization is and maintain the great patient satisfaction and quality indicators that currently exist. Communication skills, physician relations and a leadership style that builds teamwork is imperative. A BSN is preferred but RN candidates are encouraged to apply (must obtain a BSN within three years of hire).
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: OB1
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