Director of Women's and Children's Services

  • HCA
  • Frisco, TX, USA
  • Jan 19, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 26790-98121


No Weekends

Director of Women's and Children's Services
Medical City Frisco

Medical City Frisco, a campus of Medical City Plano, is a world-class, 54-bed acute care hospital that offers a range of services including adult and pediatric surgery, orthopedics, robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery, imaging and emergency services. Knowing how busy your life is, we've made scheduling, pre-registration and patient access easy. The less time you spend managing health care, the more you spend on the moments that matter most.

The Department Director is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and directing all functions of the department(s) in order to support the stated mission, vision and values of Medical City Frisco and the philosophy of the Department of Nursing and promote, advocate and support the nursing staff's primary commitment to protect the health, safety and rights of the individual, family or community. It is expected that the Director will effectively operate the department, continue the improvement of the department's processes and outcomes, comply with hospital and corporate policy and procedures, efficiently manage finances and resources, promote teamwork and customer satisfaction, and integrate the department services into the organization's overall plan for delivery of care and service.

• Compliance with 5 Standards of Star Service; always delivering exceptional service to our patients, physicians, guests, coworkers, volunteers and vendors
• Maintains education and development appropriate for position.
• Performs position in line with Employee Satisfaction, Patient Satisfaction, Physician Satisfaction, Continuous Performance Improvement, and/or Community Involvement
• Adheres to established hospital and department guidelines and protocols. Supports hospital mission, vision, and values.
• Coordinates/integrates department services with the hospital's mission vision, values and Five Indicators of Success
• Develops/implements policies/procedures that guide/support the provision of services.
• Coordinates all department services placing patient safety as the primary goal.
• Exercises independent judgment within the context of interdisciplinary patient care
• Provides care/treatment/services within the Synergy Model and Evidenced Based Practices
• Delegates tasks appropriate to meet the needs of the individual patient and to the skills of the employee supervised.
• Plans, implements, revises and delegates nursing care with patient safety as the primary goal.
• Recommends a sufficient number of qualified/competent staff to provide department services in support of provision of services.
• Determines the qualifications/competence of personnel.
• Continuously assesses/improves department's performance.
• Maintains/implements quality control programs.
• Provides for the orientation, in-service training and continuing education and development of staff.
• Recommends space and other resources needed in the provision of services.
• Identifies and selects outside sources for needed services.
• Promotes involvement of self and staff in health promotion/educational community involvement, lifelong learning and nursing research.
• Participates in development and evaluation of professional practice by participating on unit and/or hospital committees, special projects and attendance at staff meetings and town halls.
• Actively participates in unit and/or hospital performance improvement activities.
• Delivers patient care and/or department service in a safe, competent, and efficient manner as determined by outcomes, quality monitors, and other internal and external processes.
• Maintains positive interpersonal relationships and self conduct to contribute positively to the delivery of quality care and services, and to orderly operation of the department and the facility.
• Maintains and enhances skills through consultation with interdisciplinary team members, participation in planning activities, and attendance at in-service and continuing education programs.
• Completes mandatory education, including, but not limited to, infection control, patient safety, quality improvement, MSDS and OSHA standards (PPE, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Communications, Emergency Procedures and Job Safety).
• Follows established guidelines for compliance with Infection Prevention and TJC Patient Safety Goals and Practices.
• Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.
• Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential and actual patient safety issues, medical errors or unanticipated outcomes.
• Uses Performance Improvement process to improve patient safety and patient outcomes.


  • BSN required. MSN or Master's Degree in related field required.
  • Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted, National specialty certification preferred
  • 10 years nursing, 5 years management
  • Ability to listen, interact and communicate verbally and in writing.

Last Edited: 01/17/2018