With construction of a brand new hospital beginning, Mohawk Valley Health System is excited to find a Director of Nursing Maternal-Child Services to oversee mother/baby care, Level II NICU and more!
- The Director of Nursing Maternal-Child Services will provide leadership and expertise for the Maternal and Child Health Services department, ensuring the highest level of quality patient care in the areas of obstetrics, mother/baby patient care, and more.
- Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer, the Director will oversee 150 FTEs across two hospital campuses and serve as a key leader on the hospital's clinical services leadership team.
- Areas of responsibility include operational management, professional staff development, quality assessments and improvement, and the creation of policies and procedures.
- The Director operates as a transformational leader, working to ensure best practices, reduce C-section rates, and implement new initiatives like Family Centered Care.
- Lead the transition to combine maternal child services within the newly constructed hospital, at which time the Director will have responsibility for OB, Mother/Baby, special care nursery, Level II NICU, pediatrics and the outpatient OB clinic.
- MSN degree, a background as a nurse leader for maternal child services, and outpatient experience are required.
- Must possess or obtain New York RN license.
- Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center affiliated as the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) in March 2014.
- The MVHS Medical Group offers 19 primary care offices throughout the area, a Children’s Health Center, Women’s Health Center and multi-specialty providers including general, orthopedic, vascular and cardiac and thoracic surgery, gastroenterology and advanced endoscopy, and neurosciences.
- MVHS recently received a $700 million grant from the State of New York to help revitalize downtown Utica, starting with the construction of a brand new hospital, set to open in early 2023.
- Utica, with a population of over 60,000, sits about 80 miles northwest of Albany and just 45 miles east of Syracuse, New York.
- Utica is beautifully situated on the Mohawk River at the base of the Adirondack Mountains, and offers a great jumping off point to the exploration of the many forests, lakes and rivers of Upstate New York.
- Located in a family friendly historic community, the city offers excellent education, charming homes, and unique culinary experiences.
- Utica has traditionally been a melting pot for various immigrant groups, including Dutch, Italian, German and Irish, and the local cuisine reflects this great diversity.
- The city features the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, which hosts rotating exhibitions facilitated through the prestigious Pratt Institute, as well as a restored Historic District that was designed by Frederick Olmsted, who also designed New York City’s Central Park.