Assistant Director NICU

El Paso, TX

Employment Type: Permanent Job Number: 31724

Job Description

Job Title: Assistant Director of Nursing - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Location: El Paso, Texas

Job Description:

Our prestigious hospital in El Paso, Texas is seeking a highly qualified and dedicated Assistant Director of Nursing to join our exceptional team in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). As the Assistant Director of Nursing, you will play a crucial role in providing leadership and support to our nursing staff while ensuring the highest level of care for our tiniest and most vulnerable patients.


- Provide leadership, direction, and supervision to the nursing staff in the NICU department.

- Collaborate with the Director of Nursing to establish and implement departmental policies, procedures, and protocols.

- Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, as well as accreditation standards.

- Oversee the day-to-day operations of the NICU, including staffing, scheduling, and resource allocation.

- Participate in the recruitment, selection, and orientation of nursing personnel.

- Conduct performance evaluations and provide mentoring and guidance to staff members.

- Foster a culture of excellence, teamwork, and continuous improvement within the NICU department.

- Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement evidence-based practices and quality improvement initiatives.

- Maintain effective communication and collaboration with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.

- Stay updated with the latest developments and advancements in neonatal nursing and share knowledge with the team.


- Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state of Texas.

- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required; Master's degree in Nursing or related field preferred.

- Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in a NICU setting.

- Demonstrated leadership experience and ability to lead a team effectively.

- Strong knowledge of neonatal nursing practices, standards, and regulations.

- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

- Ability to work collaboratively with healthcare professionals across different disciplines.

- Familiarity with quality improvement initiatives and evidence-based practice.

- Proficiency in using healthcare technology and electronic medical record (EMR) systems.

If you are a dedicated and compassionate nursing professional with a passion for neonatal care and leadership, we invite you to join our dynamic team. This is an excellent opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of our smallest patients and their families while advancing your career in a renowned hospital setting.

Our hospital is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for further consideration.

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