Director Maternal/ Child

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: To provide expert, competent, credible, visible leadership serving to advocate for area of responsibility; supports shared decision-making; and allocates resources to support staff.




·         Articulating a clear view of the preferred future, resulting from global analysis, in order to lead other people and the organization to this desired or preferred future. Effective communication by the leader as well as trust and confidence in leaders are the most reliable predictors of employee engagement and satisfaction in an organization.

·         Creating and sustaining cultures that support clinicians to do their best work. Be skilled communicators, team builders, agents for positive change, committed to service, results oriented and role models for collaborative practice.

·         Being visible and constantly communicating with the workforce, the reality and magnitude of change, the plan for transition and opportunities that exist for them.

·         Assess, manage and develop oneself in order to preserve and optimize relationships and add value to the outcomes of Midland Memorial Hospital. This requires skill in the core competencies of self-knowledge, strategic vision, risk-taking and creativity, interpersonal and communication effectiveness and inspiration.

·         Unwavering commitment to innovate and transform the work of professional nursing and the courage to move from “working within a framework” (transactional leader) to one of “working to change the framework” (transformational leader).



·         Masters Degree in Nursing (MSN) required. If master’s degree is other than nursing, the undergraduate degree must be in nursing (BSN).

·         10 years of progressive nursing experience. Minimum of five years of progressive manager experience required.

·         Licensed or able to obtain licensure to practice nursing in the State of Texas.

·         Certification in nursing administration and/or area of expertise preferred. 




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The individual must be able to:

Ø  Stand, walk, sit, stoop, reach, lift, see, speak and hear.  Lifting is limited to 35 lbs. for clinical staff and to 50 lbs. for non-clinical staff.  The individual must use an assisted-lift device or get another individual(s) to assist with the lift that is over these maximum limits. 




·         The Nursing Directors (Emergency, Clinical Operations, Women’s & Children’s, Critical Care, Medical & Oncology, and Inpatient Surgical Services) report directly to the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer.

·         The Nursing Director (PeriOperative) reports directly to the Vice President, Patient Care Services / Chief Nursing Officer

·         Reporting directly to the Nursing Directors, the Nursing Managers are responsible for supervising other members of the healthcare team, including licensed and unlicensed staff, requiring direction, training and planning.

·         Collaboratively work with all organizational leaders.

Date Posted:
Midland Memorial Hospital Main Campus
Midland, Texas
Nursing Administration