CLINICAL DIRECTOR – Pulmonary /Allergy Inpatient & Ambulatory Units
Changing the outcome together for the patients and families we serve is our singular focus at Cincinnati Children’s. It takes tremendous dedication, talent and teamwork. When you join Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, you join a Magnet® recognized team of professionals who are extremely motivated and highly skilled. With our commitment to excellence in family-centered pediatric care, life-enhancing research and professional education, it’s no wonder we’ve been named the 3rd best pediatric hospital in the country according to U.S.News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Hospitals” survey.
Our Pulmonary Division diagnose and treat most every lung condition and disease, with great success. We are also one of the nation’s largest programs for pulmonary disease, having conducted more than 10,000 procedures to diagnose and treat lung disease last year. The Division of Allergy and Immunology has specialized clinics and closely collaborates with other centers and divisions within Cincinnati Children’s to provide comprehensive and personalized care to our patients.
Our collaborative approach to evaluation, consultation, therapy and clinical research studies ensures that our patients receive the benefit of experts in several disciplines, which is important not only for the management of rare disorders (such as eosinophilic disorders, immune deficiency and histiocytic disorders) but also for more common conditions (such as allergies and asthma)
Clinical Directors must be Master’s prepared RN’s with a BSN and five years progressive leadership experience. Responsibilities include:Daily operations including staffing
Oversee the continuous improvement of quality patient care
Implementing policies and procedures
Providing orientation, in-service training, and continuing education
Ensuring all department activities are consistent with CCHMC’s mission, values, goals, and vision
Integrating departmental services with other departments
Continued assessment and improvement of departmental performance
Cincinnati Children’s, a nonprofit academic medical center established in 1883, is one of the oldest and most distinguished pediatric hospitals in the United States. We offer comprehensive clinical services, from treatments for rare and complex conditions to well-child care. In the 2016-17 U.S. News & World Report survey of best children’s hospitals, Cincinnati Children’s ranked No. 3 among all H...onor Roll hospitals. With more than 600 registered beds, Cincinnati Children’s had more than 1.2 million patient encounters and served patients from all 50 states and 68 countries in fiscal year 2015.
We have been an important force in pediatric research since the opening of the Cincinnati Children’ Research Foundation in 1931. Grant funding for our research has more than tripled in the last 15 years, supporting countless discoveries and the continued expansion of our areas of research.