Job Description

Facility: Valleywise Health Medical Center

Department: Nursing Administration

Schedule: Regular FT 40 Hours Per Week

Shifts: Days

It is an exciting time to be a Leader at Valleywise Health.
As the Women's and Children's Director of Nursing at Valleywise Health, you will help celebrate our rich history as we transition into our new hospital while laying the foundation for a strong future serving our staff, patients, and community partners. As a leader, you are vital to helping transform care to improve community health through accountability, compassion, excellence, and safety by providing exceptional care, without exception, every patient, every time.
Valleywise Health is the area's only public teaching health system. As a teaching facility, we have the opportunity to participate in the growth of new providers joining our specialty through our OB residency program. We also participate in many research studies. We have a leadership team committed to professionally serving our staff and patients.
We know hard work, do hard work and thrive on teamwork! You will work with a solid and experienced team diverse in experience, knowledge, and service. You'll be working with a strong team of tenured Clinical Resource Leaders, RNs, educators, and ancillary staff to ensure the growth and success of the departments.
There are no limits to the life-changing impacts and influence one can make in this leadership role. To the patient/families, comfort and healing. To the staff member, value and purpose. To the team, direction and leadership. To the service line, unity and advocacy. To the health system, high-performing service line and reputable voice for women, infants, and children populations. To the community, a safe place and welcoming partnership to come alongside them in their time of need.
Join us in shaping the future of health care!
Annual Salary Range: $127,940 - $188,718
  • Requires a Master's degree in Nursing or Bachelor's degree in Nursing and a Master's degree in a related field or must obtain a Master's Degree within four (4) years from the start date in the job.
  • Must have a minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible clinical experience within the service line that demonstrates a high level of understanding of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Experience must include demonstrated leadership ability, preferably in a related management position in a healthcare setting.
  • Must possess a current, valid AZ RN license, temporary AZ RN license, or valid compact RN licensure for the current state of practice.
  • Must also be in good standing with the issuing Board of Nursing.
  • A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is required upon hire.
  • ACLS, PALS, ATNC, or other certifications may be required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Must have demonstrated competence in service line management, streamlining, and coordinating clinical services beyond traditional discipline boundaries and department-specific performance improvement, including integrating clinical, quality, and financial outcomes. 
  • Requires experience facilitating and implementing a strategic planning process with specific outcomes. 
  • Must have previously demonstrated experience in leading a successful change process with a multidisciplinary team that includes physicians and healthcare providers and demonstrated knowledge of managing and meeting budget outcomes. 
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English. 
  • Must be a successful leader of people, have strong leadership skills, and the ability to motivate a team. 
  • Must be able to decide how to allocate people, time, and other resources to create, execute, and accomplish an operating or project plan on time and within budget. 
  • Must have solid analytical and problem-solving skills and utilize the appropriate management techniques to plan, organize, control, and coordinate activities.
  • Must manage priorities in a dynamic environment and adapt to change quickly and positively. 
  • Must demonstrate ability to be self-directed and excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills. 
  • Must be able to work as a team member with peers, other managers, staff, and senior leadership. 
  • Must possess good customer service and communications skills, the ability to work with professionals, and maintain confidentiality standards.

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