Director Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Brigham and Women's Hospital- Boston, MA
BRIGHAM & WOMEN’S HOSPITAL (BWH) is an international leader in virtually every area of medicine and has been the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, BWH has a legacy of excellence that continues to grow. BWH includes 150 outpatient practices with over 1,200 physicians and serves patients from New England, throughout the United States, and from 120 countries around the world. BWH is an internationally-known referral center for the most complex cases in nearly all areas of medicine. U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks BWH a top hospital and among the best in specialty areas including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, and rheumatology.
BWH is seeking an experienced nursing leader to assume the role of DIRECTOR OF THE NICU. This position reports directly to Maureen Fagan, Associate Chief Nurse, Connor's Center for Women and Newborn-OB/GYN, Executive Director, Center for Patients and Families and works in close collaboration with Dr. Terrie Eleanor Inder, MBCHB, Chair of the Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine. Dr. Inder is a dual boarded neonatologist and child neurologist. Premature and critically ill newborns are cared for by internationally renowned neonatologists, expert nursing staff, and other NICU health professionals in BWH’s state-of-the-art Level III NICU, the largest in Massachusetts. The maternal-fetal medicine specialists also collaborate with pediatricians at Children’s Hospital Boston. The NICU provides expert newborn care for nearly 3,000 premature and seriously ill babies and their families each year and is dedicated to providing the best, most advanced care possible.
- A Master’s degree in Nursing is required with a Doctorate preferred.
- A minimum of five years of clinical experience in a level III NICU. A minimum of five years of nursing leadership experience in an AMC or complex organization.
- Proven ability to lead research and translate the current literature to evidence based practice.
- Contemporary leadership expertise, knowledge of emerging models of nursing care, and initiatives for improving nursing practice, safety, quality and patient satisfaction/outcomes.
- Demonstrated ability to develop effective nursing leaders, to mentor and coach others, and to delegate appropriately to achieve departmental goals and objectives.
- Ability to establish strong collaborative relationships with physician leaders and other disciplines.
Boston, the state capital of Massachusetts, is a modern city with a diversity of populations, languages, foods and philosophies. With over 600,000 residents, immigrants from every corner of the globe have been welcomed by the city. Boston is famous for its world-class sports teams including the Boston Celtics the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Patriots, and the Boston Bruins. A city where politics is everyone's hobby but sports are taken very seriously. The area's many colleges and universities make Boston an international center of higher education.
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