Director Nursing (RN), Inpatient - Women's Services (8a - 5p)

Position: Director Nursing (RN), Inpatient - Women's Services (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 153496

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Director of Nursing -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide 24-hour accountability for the clinical, administrative and human resources activities within designated clinical service(s). The position ensures the delivery of high quality, cost effective, developmentally appropriate patient care in a family centered care environment.


Needed:  High Risk OB Experience (currently TCH Pavilion for Women has over 6500 deliveries per year)

              Knowledge of Perinatal Standards of Care

              Position has 24 Hour Accountability

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

• Ensures the delivery of safe, high quality, age appropriate, cost-effective care and/or service within a family-centered care environment, as measured by variance analysis reports, revenue enhancement/expense reduction, patient satisfaction scores, patient complaints, regulatory compliance, and new programs/initiatives

• Mentors other leaders in order to enhance their performance and promotes the ongoing development of staff as measured by observation, records of development sessions, and feedback from leaders and staff

• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with medical leadership, direct reports and appropriate interdepartmental liaisons to ensure the achievement of identified goals

• Ensures creation of a work climate that fosters employee participation, satisfaction and organizational commitment as measured by annual employee survey results, turnover rates, and employee initiatives

• Identifies, provides and creates opportunities for all staff's ongoing professional development to provide a consistent level of service

• Develops and prioritizes service-based goals that support the IDS Strategic Plan as measured by direct observation

• Ensures regulatory compliance with all applicable regulatory entities such as the Joint Commission (TJC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Texas Department of Health and Human Services (THHS), etc


• Bachelor’s degree in nursing required

• Master’s degree in nursing, business, or healthcare related field required

• RN license from the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners required

• 5 years’ nursing experience, including three years of formal management/leadership (having had direct reports) experience required

• CNL certification from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing preferred

• Completion of professional certification within 1 year of assuming the role required


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