Patient Care Director, Maternal Health

Vassar Brothers Medical Center | Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: October 18, 2019
Opportunity Code: 20915


Oversee Mother/Baby services as the new Patient Care Director Maternal Health

The Position

  • The Patient Care Director is responsible for employees and activities within the Maternal Health unit, providing oversight to 30 beds dedicated to Mother/Baby services
  • The Patient Care Director serves as the subject matter expert for evidence-based practices, regulatory standards and quality patient care for the department
  • Examine current processes and models of care, conduct analysis to determine areas needing improvement, and improve quality metrics
  • Must have an MSN and 5+ years’ experience as a maternal health nurse leader in an acute care facility
  • Active New York RN license and experience in a high-volume, high acuity hospital is strongly preferred
  • Union experience is a plus

The Organization 

  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center (VBMC) is a major medical facility that is a member of HealthQuest network, a non-profit family of 4 hospitals and healthcare centers in the Hudson Valley area
  • Serving the area since 1887, VBMC is a 365-bed facility that houses the first and only cardiothoracic surgery center between Westchester and Albany, a state-of-the-art birthing center, pioneering centers for advanced surgery and wound care, and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center is in the process of constructing a seven-level inpatient pavilion with 264 private medical/surgical rooms and 30 critical care rooms, set to open in 2020

The Community 

  • Poughkeepsie is located off the banks of the Hudson River in upstate New York, and is less than two hours from New Haven, Connecticut and New York City 
  • Poughkeepsie is home to Vassar College, a nationally-ranked academic institution recently ranked 12th in the nation by U.S. News & Report’s Best Colleges 
  • Poughkeepsie’s historic downtown offers world-class shopping and local cuisines for every palette



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