Director - Pediatric Outpatient Clinics
CA Registered Nurse
Cottage Children's Medical Center at Santa Barbara
Cottage Hospital is a recognized regional referral center for the medical needs
of children from infants to teenagers in the tri-counties and throughout
Central California. The hospital has earned a reputation for excellence that
draws some of the nation's top pediatric specialists.
Dedicated to providing compassionate care to children and
their families, the medical staff of Cottage Children's Medical Center prides
itself on using a collaborative, team approach to provide individualized care
in a patient-focused environment. Under the clinical stewardship of nationally
physicians and specially
trained nursing and clinical support staff, Cottage Children's Medical Center
offers comprehensive pediatric services, including the only pediatric trauma
center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area, a pediatric intensive care unit,
acute pediatric unit, Level III neonatal intensive care unit, pediatric
hematology/oncology program, pediatric endocrine and diabetes clinic, pediatric
gastroenterology clinic, advanced pediatric minimally invasive surgery,
pediatric orthopedics, and many other subspecialties.
We are currently seeking an experienced Director
who will be responsible for the clinical and operational functioning of
outpatient clinic services at all locations.
This position reports to the Chief Nursing Officer and collaborates
closely with the in-patient Director of Children's Services. The Director translates Cottage Health's
mission and vision into operation through the design and provision of a
quality, integrated service at a reasonable cost. While primarily responsible for the
operational effectiveness and efficiency of the hospital's Pediatric outpatient
services, the Director demonstrates an awareness of additional internal and
external forces impacting care and resources at the point-of-service as well as
across the care continuum. A commitment
to clinical excellence is displayed through participation in and support of
consistent implementation of clinical standards of care and practice and
through professional development activities for self and service staff.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Masters in a health related
field (MBA, MHA, MSN).
Current California Registered Nurse license,
BLS certification, PALS certification.
Comprehensive knowledge of nursing principles, theories, and practices,
including infection control with demonstrated clinical expertise in area of
practice. Knowledge of administration of
prescribed medications and treatments.
Knowledge of EPM/EMR applications in an outpatient setting a plus.
- 5 years of nursing experience, 2 of which are in outpatient services. 2 years of progressive supervisory
- 3 years of experience as a clinical manager in a pediatric specialty group with
multi-site, multi-specialty background preferred.