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OB Manager

King City, CA · Healthcare
Position:  OB Manager
Location:  King City, CA
Pay Range:  $125,000 to $162,000
Reports to:  Director of Nursing
Job Description
  • Responsible for assessing, planning, implementation and evaluation of the overall operation of the Birthing Center on a 24-hour basis.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of testing protocol, policies and procedures, for the Newborn Hearing Screening Program.
  • Revises and updates at technology dictates.
Essential Functions
  • Monitors the work volume, relevancy, equipment, resources and staffing levels of the department.
  • Initiates staff employment.
  • Evaluates employees.
  • Provides staff training and development
  • Provides a mechanism by which pertinent and relevant information is transmitted to employees. 
  • Conducts staff meetings on a monthly basis:
  • Disciplines and terminates employees when appropriate.
  • Initiates and maintains departmental standards
  • Establishes staffing patterns appropriate to the department
  • Shows professional commitment
  • Plans framework for the overall budget in accordance with department goals and objectives
  • Implements and evaluates the budget process
  • Recommends development of new hospital policies, facilities and in-services, as well as improvements to existing ones to Nursing Administration
  • Interprets Hospital policies, objectives and operational procedures to subordinates
  • Interprets and represent specific area of responsibility (Obstetrics) to other Hospital departments, medical Staff and community.
  • Provides continuity of leadership
  • Communicates with Nursing Administration
  • Provides administrative technical and coordinating support to the Department of Nursing Services regarding Performance Improvement (PI)
  • Understands medical staff and hospital organizational structure
  • Serves as a role model for department
  • Maintains professional responsibilities to enhance personal growth
  • Maintains development and implementation of testing protocol, policies and procedures, for the newborn hearing screening program
  • Will keep supplies in stock
  • Maintaining/checking equipment
  • Provides written report of screening outcomes to medical records and to the physicians and parents.
  • Data Collection:
    • Maintain a log of infants screening results.
    • Compiles quarterly statistics documenting screens, passes, refers, and notify HCC weekly of all referred infants
  • Education: 
    • Participate in public information events, volunteer fairs, etc., to promote hospital and newborn hearing screening
    • program.
    • Develop printed materials for staff and patients to inform them of screening and its importance.
    • Educate community through local media community groups as needed
    • Provide in-service education to staff, physicians, auxiliary leaders, and students.
Experience Required:
  • Minimum of one year of Management experience in an acute care setting, preferred
  • Two or more years of recent experience in Labor and Delivery, required.
Education Required:
  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing, required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Healthcare Related Field, required
License/Certification Required:
  • Current CA RN License  
  • American Heart Association BLS, ACLS and NRP
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