Our firm’s services have been retained by Samaritan Medical Center, a 290 bed not-for profit acute care hospital located in Watertown NY an hour away from Syracuse. This facility is part of the Samaritan Health System; a system that pursues excellence and growth. They are searching for an experienced Director of Nursing- Women and Children’s Services who will lead all aspects of this facility’s Women’s Service Line .
This Director of Nursing will have strong Pediatric and Maternity experience witha proven record in facilitating and sustaining change.
This department has 1500+ births per year.
Recently changed the management infrastructure of this department to create a strong system of support including a Nurse Manager of L&D who will spearhead the L&D department with two assistant Nurse Managers and a Clinical Nurse.
Includes a state of the art family orientated maternity department with the most advanced technology crucial for fetal monitoring, newborn / maternal care, and pain management provision.
Position Focus DON-Women’s and Children’s Services
Direct Report: Nurse Manager of L&D, C-Section OR and PACU; position reports to the CNO / VP for Patient Care Services.
Oversee 100+ FTE’s including charge nurses, staff nurses and unit assistants.
Evaluate staff performance, acts as a core expert resource for staff; mentors staff and is seen as an inspirational people focused leader.
Effectively manages resources including: staff scheduling, budget planning and assessment.
Organization and Community
Work within a friendly and close knit working environment; a pursuer of excellence and opportunities for further growth.
Live in an area known for its richness of history and characteristic charm, picturesque natural scenery and wine trails. This location also offers family orientated neighborhoods with great schools.
Requirements DON-Women’s and Children’s Services
RN and BSN required; Masters preferred.
5+ year’s leadership experience with at least 5 year of appropriate clinical experience with the maternity patient population.
BLS certification required at time of hire
Electronic Fetal Monitoring Certification required at time of hire
NRP required at time of hire.
Relocation assistance is provided
Contact: Eric Hale
Merraine Group Inc. is an executive search & recruitment firm specializing in the placement of Physicians, Managers, Directors and C-level leadership at Hospitals and Medical Centers across the United States. We place professionals throughout all hospital practices: Laboratory, Radiology/Imaging, Physical/Occupational Therapy and Respiratory, Nursing, Behavioral Health, Case Management, Emergency, ICU, Med/Surg, Surgical and OR, Quality, Pediatrics/NICU and Women’s Health, Finance, HIM, IT, Informatics and Practice Management.
The Merraine Group is a fifteen year old company working with hundreds of hospital contracts - throughout the entire country. Our primary business is in placing top quality Directors and C/VP level candidates who have stable hospital experience. We are a fast-growing firm with offices in NY, Miami and San Diego, and our jobs can be seen on our web site.