Unit Director, Perinatal Unit SMH
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POST DATE 2/20/2017
END DATE 10/27/2017
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Description:
The Unit Director is responsible for assisting with clinical management and administrative coordination of Perinatal Services (Labor and Deliver, Antepartum, Post Partum, Triage, Birthplace and Prenatal Clinic). The position is a combination of clinical decision-making and administrative responsibilities.
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing and current active California RN license. BSN with a Master's Degree or an MSN preferred Knowledge of principles and practices of patient care related to area of expertise. Ability to organize workload and set priorities that reflects the relative importance of the job responsibilities. Knowledge of management principles and practices. Knowledge of the principles of sound fiscal management. Knowledge on the management of disaster incidents, sentinel events and ability to problem solve with Critical Thinking Skills. Ability to communicate effectively. Competency in speaking English, using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain and convey information to individuals at various levels of the organization. Ability to write concisely and maintain written communications. Ability to counsel and teach. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, patients and families. Working knowledge of University, Medical Center, and Departmental policies and procedures. Ability to support institutional standards and operational goals.
3 years or greater of leadership experience preferred. L and D, Antepartum and Post Partum experience required.