Community Health Network Director Nursing, Maternity in Indianapolis, Indiana

Director Nursing, Maternity

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Professional & Business Support

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Healthcare Administration


Admin-Women and Children




Community Hospital East

1500 North Ritter Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46219

United States


Day Job


8:00 am - 5:00 pm, M-F

Job LocationThe Director of Nursing, Maternity position is located at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, IN. Job DutiesThe Director of Nursing supports the clinical and business direction of maternity services at Community Hospital East with an emphasis on the strategic planning and business development, clinical outcomes, quality management and excellence in customer service. The position provides the leadership and direction to develop, recommend and implement programs, policies, procedures and standards. The Director reports to the VP Chief Nursing Executive of the hospital.The new maternity unit at Community Hospital East will open in early 2019 with a focus on creating an exceptional labor, delivery and recovery experience for each patient. The 18-bed unit will be state-of-the-art in mother and baby care, and will also have an 18-bed NICU. ExperienceFive (5) years of nursing experience with a minimum of three (3) years of progressive management / leadership experience.Education Bachelor’s required. Master’s required. Either the Bachelor’s or Master’s must be in nursing. Master’s is required within five (5) years of assuming the role. Certification required in a relevant specialty or Nursing Administration within three (3) years of assuming the role. LicenseCurrently licensed as a registered nurse by the Health Professions Bureau in Indiana.Skills

  • Requires ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with all members of the multi-disciplinary team.

  • Requires the ability to build effective working relationships with physicians.

  • Requires an in-depth knowledge of state and national regulatory agency guidelines.

  • Requires a visionary with the ability to think in a positive and creative manner.

  • Requires the ability to lead performance improvement initiatives.

  • Requires knowledge and experience in finance; operations management; strategic planning and community relations.

  • Requires interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills with the ability to lead groups and programs.

  • Requires problem-solving and analytical skills.

KeywordsLDRP, Director of Nursing, Maternity, Labor & DeliveryAdditional InformationRanked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana’s leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them – in hospitals, health pavilions and doctor’s offices, as well as workplaces, schools and homes. Exceptional care, simply delivered.Community is a non-profit health system that is deeply committed to the communities we serve with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana. Guided by our PRIIDE Values – Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovation, Dedication and Excellence – our team of caregivers is committed to providing an exceptional experience with every life we touch.