Location: Fort Myers, FL Department: LABOR & DELIVERY Categories: Management Type: Full-Time Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Schedule: Days
Do you dream of waking up with sunshine streaming in your window? Spending weekends basking on the beach? Exploring nature preserves in your shorts? Welcome to our world! Lee Health is just minutes from some of the nation’s top rated beaches. Our great work environment and work life balance make this a great place to work and advance your career.
This Director position will be responsible for the day to day operations of the Labor and Delivery areas at Lee Health's HealthPark Medical Center campus.
HealthPark Medical Center offers spacious labor, delivery and recovery rooms, postpartum rooms, and our 18 bed OB Special Care Unit for our special needs mothers. HealthPark Medical Center is one of 11 hospitals in Florida certified as a Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center. Our services include high-risk and low-risk obstetrical care
The Director manages one or more defined areas of organized patient care services. Actively participates in organizational leadership functions and collaborations with other organizational leaders and medical staff in designing and providing patient care and services. Allocates available resources to promote safe, efficient, effective and compassionate nursing care, provide input into executive level decisions and keep staff informed of executive level activities. Provides direction to patient care staff to promote quality patient care, nursing services and a culture of safety on a continuous basis. Responsible for ensuring consistent nursing standards guide the provision of nursing care. Serves on the Nursing Leadership Council to provide clinical perspectives to issues, as well as, serves as a staff, patient and family advocate. Responsible for directing and coordinating patient care, within their defined area of responsibility, through established standards subscribed by the American Nurses Association and in accordance with the Florida Nurse Practice Act.
Lee Health consists of four acute care hospitals: Lee Memorial Hospital, HealthPark Medical Center, Gulf Coast Medical Center and Cape Coral Hospital. We have two specialty hospitals: Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida and The Rehabilitation Hospital. With a total of 1426 beds, and over 1 million patient contacts each year, this makes Lee Health the largest public health system in the state of Florida, receiving no direct tax support. Lee Health has also been ranked in the top 6% of America’s Best Employers list in Forbes magazine. Lee Health was ranked 29th out of 500 large companies across the country.
This position requires a minimum of a BSN in nursing as well as a Master’s degree in a related field of leadership, preferably a MSN. Must have Nursing Leadership experience. Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida or willing to become licensed in Florida before beginning the position.
Lee Health is the leading provider of health care in Southwest Florida and has served the citizens of Lee County and surrounding communities since 1916. Lee Health consists of four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals and comprehensive health care services in facilities and office locations throughout Southwest Florida. With more than 1 million patient contacts each year, Lee Health is th...e fourth largest public health system in the United States and one of the largest in Florida. Lee Health is a progressive, financially sound health care provider with over 11,800 employees, 1,300 community physicians and 4,500 volunteers and auxilians.