The Vice President, Neonatal Services (VP Neonatal Services) has strategic, operational, and budgetary responsibility for programs, and services in departments / programs as assigned consistent with the organization’s mission, goals, and objectives as well as Neonatal Service Line Strategic Plan. He/She will provide clinical expertise to teams of nursing and allied health professionals. The VP Neonatal Services fosters collaboration between Medical staff and other departments and Health Systems to achieve Nationwide Children’s Hospital Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan.
The VP Neonatal Services will develop tactics in conjunction with Hospital Senior Leadership and Neonatal Division Chief to align patient care of neonatal population to achieve the Neonatal Strategic Plan. He/She will work in close collaboration with individual NICU Medical Directors and Patient Care Services Directors with responsibility for approximately 310 NICU beds across the units of neonatal services to ensure safe, consistent and effective patient care. This person will serve as a Safety Leader to reinforce a culture of safety. The VP Neonatal Services participates in service line strategic planning activities and provides mechanisms for staff engagement. He/She shall monitor and administer activity, revenue, expense, and capital budgets for the assigned departments and programs. The VP Neonatal Services will analyze, monitor, and control allocations for effective management of financial, human, capital and information system resources for inpatient neonatal units and recommends changes to budget to the CNO. The Vice President of Neonatal Services collaborates and consults with medical and hospital personnel at all levels, both internally and externally, for the development and coordination of services. The VP Neonatal Services initiates, promotes and stimulates the continuous performance improvement process to improve clinical, service, administrative, educational, customer service, and employee engagement outcomes while facilitating the utilization of data for improvement of care and spread of change across the network. The VP Neonatal Services leads, influences and impacts change through a team of Neonatal Services direct reports and birthing hospital leadership relationships. He/She will report regularly to the Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services, Patient Care Services peers, and medical staff concerning Service Line/department/program goals, problems, and forecasts. This person will ensure family centered care for Neonatal Inpatient areas of responsibility, achievement of organizational goals and upholds the provisions of the contracts with partnering hospitals and facilitates the Coordinating Council for each Health system and will ensure the provision of patient care is evidence-based practice. The Vice President of Neonatal Services will perform other related duties as assigned, including acting in the absence of the Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services as delegated.
Interested candidates should send a resume/CV to WAVERLY PARTNERS, the executive search firm retained by Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Ted W. Plattenburg
Cell: (513) 260-3189
The successful candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience in a Level III nursery, a strong nursing operations background and 5 to 7 years progressive management experience/administrative experience. Previous management or leadership experience in a complex setting, preferably in an academic medical center environment and Children’s hospital experience preferred. Leadership in a Women and Infants or PICU role would be considered.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: Natch15
About Nationwide Children's Hospital
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital, in Columbus, Ohio, is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s staff of more than 13,000 employees working at over 50 locations in Central and Southeastern Ohio and provides state-of-the-art pediatric care for over 1.5 million patients visit annually from all 50 states and 45 countries. NCH is one the nation’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks and is consistently ranked as one of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by US News and World Report and currently is ranked the 7th largest children’s hospital in the country. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of ...Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. Nationwide Children’s has received numerous awards and accreditations, including ANCC’s Magnet designation for the fourth time. In addition to its U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll distinction, Nationwide Children’s is ranked in all 10 specialities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.