UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA Clinical Director Maternal Child Services in Las Vegas, Nevada

*Open to Current UMC Employees Only*

This position is considered AT-WILL and will serve at the pleasure of the CEO.

Position Summary: Under the direction of Assistant Chief Nursing Officer of Maternal Child Services, is responsible for planning, organizing and directing of the operations and staff of the Maternal Child Services (Pediatric Emergency Department, General Pediatric Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Sedation Unit, Child Life Specialists, Labor & Delivery Unit and Operating Rooms, Obstetrical Triage Area, Post-Partum Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and Women's programming). In conjunction with the other Clinical Directors, ACNO's, and the CNO upholds the standards of nursing practice and implements cost effective programs to ensure that the highest level of safety and quality patient care is being delivered. The Clinical Director actively engage and partner with stakeholders to support Shared Leadership and to resolve issues and meet the professional needs of those who participate in assigned division, units, programs, and services within their respective scope.

Job Requirement:

Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. A Master's Degree in Nursing or a healthcare related field or the ability to successfully complete postgraduate degree within three (3) years from date of hire. Five (5) years of recent clinical experience in the areas of responsibility and three (3) years experience in a clinical supervisory role.

Licensing/Certification Requirements: Current State of Nevada License as to Practice as a Registered Nurse. Must obtain professional certification in Nursing Administration/Leadership from a nationally recognized certification body within one (1) year of hire.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing
  • Previous experience managing in Maternal Child Services
  • 5 years of recent nursing management experience
  • Previous work experience PEDs, PEDs ER, PICU, NICU or Labor & Delivery Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements:

Knowledge of: Global and regulatory and compliance standards specific to area of responsibility; labor relations; Nevada Nurse Practice Act and Nevada statutes affecting the hospital as a public and healthcare entity; Shared Leadership; Magnet designation; models of nursing practice and care delivery; current trends in healthcare, financial modeling especially productivity and healthcare reimbursement in a managed care environment; principles and practices of personnel management, including planning and organizing work, delegating authority, motivating subordinates, appraising performance and administering discipline; principles and practices of nursing that optimize patient care; principles of nursing administration and organization; patient care standards mandated by regulatory agencies; change management and organizational development; advanced leadership skills, managerial acumen; developing, and partnering with diverse stakeholders in a complex hospital system environment.

Skill in: Planning, organizing, developing and directing nursing and related services for a large acute care hospital; directing the developing and implementing of effective policies and procedures; understanding, interpreting and applying laws, rules, regulations and policies related to nursing and hospital administration; leading, managing, delegating, and communicating; operating Microsoft Office tools; serving as a role model in a professional manner and accountability; managing, interpret, and communicate effectively with data; speaking effectively to a variety of audiences, making formal and informal presentations and effectively message key concepts and strategic priorities to others in a credible manner.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

Please note: This is an EXEMPT position which is not covered by the union. Applicants for employment to non-union eligible positions are not eligible for longevity benefits. Current UMC employees who have not qualified for longevity payments (do not have 8 full years of creditable service) and who voluntarily transfer, promote, demote or are reassigned into a non-union eligible position will not receive the longevity benefit.

*Open to Current UMC Employees Only*

Job Title: Clinical Director Maternal Child Services

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Salary: $95,160.00 - $152,256.00 Annually

Job Type: Full Time

Location: 1800 West Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada

Department: NURSING-ADMIN - 8720

Exam Number: 16-64426