Senior Director - Neonatal Clinical Services

Children's Minnesota | Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: February 17, 2019
Opportunity Code: 17269


Exciting opportunity as Senior Director – Neonatal Clinical Services with Children’s Minnesota – a Magnet designated and award-winning health system in Minneapolis

The Position
  • The Senior Director – Neonatal Clinical Services has responsibility and accountability to ensure that services and programs provided in their neonatal portfolio are patient/family focused, clinically excellent, operationally efficient, and achieve effective outcomes in clinical quality, safety, cost, experience, and staff engagement
  • Collaborates with the VP of Operations Mother Baby Clinical Service Line, Nursing colleagues, Chief of Critical Care Services, Medical Directors, and portfolio leaders to advance program vision, align strategic direction, coordinate efforts across divisions, services, and organizations, and provide clinical and administrative leadership and expertise
  • Facilitates an atmosphere of interactive management with the development of collegial relationships among nursing personnel and other healthcare disciplines consistent with the components of the Magnet Model and designation and Children’s values
  • Implements the organization's mission, vision, values, code of conduct, evidence-based practice, and nursing practice within their defined areas of responsibility and considering clinical needs of the population across the care continuum
  • Reaches outside of the organization to advance clinical best practices to improve the care of mothers and babies across the region
  • BS RN required; Masters in Nursing, Healthcare, Business or related field required
  • Active Minnesota nursing license required

The Organization 
  • Children’s Minnesota is one of the largest freestanding pediatric health systems in the United States – with two hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care clinics, six rehabilitation sites and representing more than 60 pediatric specialties
  • For more than 90 years, the organization has served their community as an independent and not-for-profit system dedicated to providing health care exclusively to children, from before birth to young adulthood
  • The organization is the only health system and Level I Trauma Center in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children from before birth through young adulthood
  • An award-winning health system, Children’s received Magnet recognition from The American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2018 and is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children’s hospital
  • The Children's Minnesota Neonatal Program is the largest in the upper Midwest, as well as one of the largest in the U.S. with 196 beds between the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses and special care nurseries within three Mother Baby Centers
  • Children's neonatal program is comprised of four inpatient units: The Minneapolis campus has a 44 bed Level 3-4 NICU, a 41 bed intermediate unit called Infant Care Center and a 33 bed Level 2 Unit called Special Care Nursery; the Mother Baby Center at the St. Paul campus has a 62 bed unit providing Level 2 & 3 neonatal care; the Mercy campus has a 16 bed Special Care Nursery as part of the the Mother Baby Center - Mercy
  • At Children's, the neonatology program provides clinical expertise and compassionate care for more than 1,900 newborns each year

The Community 
  • As the largest city in Minnesota, Minneapolis is a city with an abundance of entertainment options – shopping at the Mall of America, shows at the Tony Award-winning Guthrie Theater, and exploring world-class museums like the Walker Art Center, hailed by Newsweek as “possibly the best contemporary art museum in the country.”
  • Voted the “Healthiest City in America”, Minneapolis is proud of its 197 parks and nearly 200 miles of paths winding through the metro
  • Being part of the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minneapolis has 22 lakes in the metropolitan area alone – making it the ideal location for those who enjoy spending time on the water


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