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Director, Neurosciences - Pediatrics

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1198363
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Has administrative responsibility for delivery of patient care and facilitation of all activities within the neuroscience service line, along with Pediatric Behavioral Health. Directs the leaders of daily clinical activities in Neuroscience Services to promote high quality and efficient care of patients. Develops care practices that assure the highest level of safety and quality, patient satisfaction and a strong culture of teamwork among nursing, medical and support personnel.


    Responsibilities

  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Analyzes financial performance including profitability, market share, utilization of resources and physician practice patterns, and makes plans to positively impact results.
  • Sets the department priorities in alignment with the priorities of the organization.
  • Analyzes trends and statistics to promote efficient utilization of resources and promote quality improvement.
  • Ensures effective coordination and collaboration with other departments and the medical staff.
  • Plans, develops, and directs operations of department and integrates these services with other departments.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Business/Healthcare related

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Registered Nurse (RN) - 5 years or more
  • Neuro Sciences - 5 years or more
  • Behavioral/Mental Health - 5 years or more
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    Professional - Non Clinical Skills

  • Project Management - 2 years or more
  • Quality Improvement (QI) - 2 years or more
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer