Will maintain oversight of Maternity Services at Newton Medical Center. The department includes, Labor and Delivery, Nursery with Level II intermediate nursery, mother baby, and parent education.
Creates a working environment that promotes positive employee engagement, adherence to company policies, effective communications, collaboration, innovation, optimal productivity, and continuous learning. Assures that systems are in place to ensure appropriate resources and competent staff.
Directs department operations on a continuous basis and advises management on operational and functional improvement opportunities. Ensures that budget monitoring processes are in place and that appropriate action plans are established to address variances outside of established parameters. Identifies and implements ways to reduce and control expenses, as well as enhance revenues in the hospital and assigned areas.
Ensures staff and physician awareness of cost impact on organization.
Focuses staff on continuously building customer satisfaction for patients, physicians, colleagues, the community and other departments served. Engages staff in continually raising the bar in service excellence
Assures that implementation of standards of professional practice occurs, reviewing and revising according to policy or as necessary to reflect changes in practice and to ensure safe, effective and efficient patient care. Ensures compliance with local, state, federal rules and regulations and OSHA and JCAHO standards. Consistently, with others, evaluates core processes for redesign opportunities to improve operations, reduce cost, reduce cycle time, enhance service, and improve performance.
Maintenance and compliance for Joint Commission Perinatal Care recertification and Baby Friendly Re-designation
Accurate records in the Vital Statistics Registry (VERI)
Newborn hearing follow-up and NJISS updates
Newborn Birth Defect Registry
Active participation in the AHS Obstetrical Collaborative
Participation in the NJ Maternal Child Consortia, Breastfeeding Program, and Fetal Infant Morality Review
Collaborate with the Obstetrical and Pediatric Chairs
Valid New Jersey Nursing License required
Minimum 10 years maternal child health clinical nursing experience is preferred
Progressive leadership experience is preferred
Specialty Nursing Certification preferred
About USAt Atlantic Health System, our promise to our communities is that anyone who enters anyone of our facilities, receive the highest quality care delivered at the right time, at the right place, and at the right cost. That commitment is also echoed in the respect, development and opportunities we give to our more than 18,000 team members. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, we are one of the leading non-profit health care systems in the state, and committed to creating a Trusted Network of Caring®. Our facilities and sites of care include:
Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
Overlook Medical Center, Summit NJ
Newton Medical Center, Newton, NJ
Chilton Medical Center, Pompton Plains, NJ
Hackettstown Medical Center, Hackettstown, NJ
Goryeb Children's Hospital, Morriston NJ
Atlantic Home Care and Hospice
We also have more than 900 community-based healthcare providers affiliated through Atlantic Medical Group. We are part of Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, one of the largest ACOs in the nation, and are a member of AllSpire Health Partners. We receiver awards and recognitions for what we provide to our patients, team members and communities. Below are just a few of our accolades:
100 Best Companies to Work For ® and FORTUNE® magazine (13 years in a row)
Best Places to Work in Healthcare - Modern Healthcare
150 Top Places to work in Healthcare - Becker's Healthcare
100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know - Becker's Hospital Review
Best Employers for Workers over 50 - AARP
Gold-Level 'Well Workplace': Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)
CEO Cancer Gold Standard ™
One of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials' Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
One of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care: Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
Security 500: Security Magazine
Official Health Care Partner of the New York Jets
NJ Sustainable Business
Since 1932, Newton Medical Center has been providing care to the people of Sussex and warren counties in New Jersey, Pike County in Pennsylvania and southern Orange County in New York. We are home to the Center for Breast Health, the only one of its kind in Sussex County, addressing all of a woman's breast health needs with state-of-the-art technology, resources, education, support and follow-up care. Newton Medical Center recently achieved the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Pathway to Excellence designation and is one of a select few health care facilities in New Jersey accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in all three echocardiography procedures: adult transthoracic, adult transesophogeal and adult stress. EEO STATEMENT Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.