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Truman Medical Centers Director of Perinatal Services RN - Lakewood in Kansas City, Missouri

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Director of Perinatal Services RN - Lakewood

TMC Truman Medical Centers

Job Location

TMC - Lakewood

Kansas City, Missouri

Department

Labor & Delivery

Position Type

Full time

Work Schedule

8:00AM - 4:30PM

Hours Per Week

40

If you want to work where the action is, Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH) is the place for you. Known as “Kansas City’s Essential Hospital,” TMC/UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, TMC/UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. TMC/UH is comprised of three campuses:

TMC/UH Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Centers serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we’re a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women’s services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health building , TMC’s beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We will soon open University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and women’s care clinics.

TMC/UH Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. TMC/UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.

TMC/UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro area’s largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Healing Canvas Building , located in Kansas City’s vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.

Job Description

The Director of Perinatal Services at our Lakewood campus is responsible for all aspects of Nursing and staff within the Perinatal units (Labor and Delivery, Mother-Baby, and Neonatal Intensive Care). Assist in developing standards for nursing practice. Ensure all aspects of nursing care comply with applicable regulatory and accreditation requirements. Develop and motivate others. Demonstrate leadership qualities through sound fiscal decisions, self-control, and articulation.

Minimum Requirements

Baccalaureate in Nursing or a Graduate degree in Nursing.

Maintain current Missouri license as a professional nurse (RN).

Seven years RN experience.

Five years progressive leadership experience.

Ability to analyze information, formulate and implement effective plans for using information

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Preferred Qualifications

Certification in specialty

Master’s degree

Working at Truman Medical Centers is about making a difference. It's providing the best care to every patient every day.

Truman Medical Centers (TMC), Inc. is committed to being a leader in providing a culturally inclusive workplace for our employees. TMC is an equal opportunity employer. We value and celebrate our differences. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless, but not limited to race, ethnicity, religion, beliefs, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, language, age, citizenship, genetic information, marital status, socioeconomic status, literacy, disability, mobility, abilities, veteran status and any other category protected by applicable law.

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