Riley Children's Health at Indiana University Health
March 28, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
This position provides administrative direction to the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) multi-disciplinary care center with an emphasis on quality management and enhanced customer service. The incumbent is responsible for providing leadership in all facets of patient care and is accountable for the initiation and completion of business and unit plans that ensure quality while utilizing available resources efficiently. This position is accountable for alignment of the care center vision with the organization mission, values and excellence goals (people, service, financial, clinical). Responsible for 24-hour accountability.
Requires current State of Indiana licensure as a Registered Nurse.
Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
Requires a Master of Nursing or related fields (e.g. Public Health; Health Administration; Business Administration) for new hires and promotions after August Current incumbents who do not meet this minimum requirement must meet or exceed the essential function of the position.
Requires extensive nursing and leadership experience; which is typically gained through seven to ten years of progressive service.
Requires an in-depth understanding of the Career Advancement Program and the ability to articulate the nursing professional practice model and all nursing pay programs.
Requires ability to communicate and collaborative effectively with all members of the multi-disciplinary team.
Requires the ability to build effective working relationships with the physicians.
Requires an in-depth knowledge of state and national regulatory agency guidelines.
Requires the ability to lead quality improvement initiatives.
Has ultimate accountability for the management and utilization of resources.
Requires the ability to facilitate and lead work groups.
Requires knowledge of the organization personnel policies and procedures.
Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.
Requires ability to communicate sensitive issues with all level of employees/management.
Requires strong customer service skills.
Requires the ability to promote teamwork and build effective relationships.
Requires the ability to take initiative and meet objectives.
Requires a high level of interpersonal; problem-solving and analytical skills.
Internal Number: 229475
About Riley Children's Health at Indiana University Health
Indiana University Health (IU Health) is the largest health system in Indiana and among the top ten largest single state nonprofit health systems in the United States. Through its 16 hospitals (a mix of urban, suburban, and rural), IU Health offers a full range of specialty and primary care services for children and adults. Statewide, IU Health has more than 2,600 staffed beds with $6.23 billion in net total operating revenue. Its strategic service lines, cancer, cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics and transplant have received national recognition for quality patient care over the decades. IU Health has about 33,000 team members.
In Indianapolis, IU Health includes three major hospitals downtown - IU Health Methodist Hospital, IU Health University Hospital, and Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health - which serve as the academic health center (AHC) and provide nationally recognized clinical care to patients from across Indiana and beyond with severe or complex illnesses. The regional and statewide facilities serve as referral resources to the AHC for providing seamless, high quality patient care.
Riley Children’s Health
Riley Children’s Health is a leadi...ng, nationally ranked health system delivering care for all children – from well-baby and preventative care – to complex care – in many locations across Indiana, including Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health in downtown Indianapolis and Riley Hospital for Children at IU health North Hospital in Carmel. Each year, Riley Children’s Health provides compassionate care, support and comfort for nearly 275,000 inpatients and outpatients from across Indiana, the nation and the world. Physicians at Riley Children’s health provide comprehensive care, from the routine to the most complex, in every field of pediatric medicine and surgery.
Riley Children’s Hospital is the only hospital in the state to be ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report (2016-2017); ranked in 10 of 10 categories. The hospital has the ability to care for the most acute cases through the state’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Riley has been designated a Magnet® hospital since 2004, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.