Healthy Beginnings is currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner Clinical Director

Position Description

Objective: The Nurse Practitioner Clinical Director is responsible for overseeing practice management and providing patient care for our multi-location, non-profit prenatal practice

Reports to:  Executive Director

 Status:  Salaried, part-time

 Compensation:  Compensation commensurate with experience

 Location: Healthy Beginnings’ Administrative Office

 Qualifications:

  1. Have licensure as a Certified Nurse Practitioner
  2. Exhibit strong commitment and dedication to the pro-life position
  3. Be willing to uphold the Statement of Faith and policies of Healthy Beginnings, Inc.
  4. Have a minimum of 3 years clinical experience in obstetrics
  5. Prefer experience in healthcare management
  6. Have the ability to understand the goals of the practice and work to obtain these goals both independently and with the direction of the Medical Director
  7. Have the ability to relate well to patients, physicians, employees, and other professionals
  8. Have the ability to remain calm and exhibit tact in stressful and/or delicate situations
  9. Have the ability to handle confidential issues with discretion
  10. Have knowledge of current medical terminology in order to communicate with physicians, staff, and patients
  11. Have the ability to read and interpret documents such as professional journals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and government regulations
  12. Have the ability to think logically in order to troubleshoot, analyze situations, and make appropriate decisions
  13. Proficient computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, electronic health records, and web-based programs
  14. Read, write, speak and understand English

 Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Ability to work in a fast-paced office environment
  2. Strong sensory skills, such as visual acuity, good hearing, and dexterity
  3. Ability to stand and sit for periods of time and to move constantly throughout the workday
  4. Good speaking and listening skills
  5. Ability to perform focused work with close attention to detail
  6. Ability to operate office equipment, including computers, copiers, fax machines, and phones
  7. Ability to interact with others, both in person and through phone, e-mail, and written correspondence
  8. This position is classified as having occupational exposure to blood and other infectious materials
  9. Ability to push, pull, lift, move, and/or carry up to 25 lbs.  

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

 Practice Oversight

  1. Prepare and distribute reports as needed
  2. Develop, update and maintain clinical policies and procedures approved by the Medical Director
  3. Ensure Practice is operating according to, educating on, and enforcing current policies and procedures
  4. Develop control systems to ensure efficient operations
  5. Update and maintain Practice Compliance requirements with State and federal mandates including OSHA and HIPPA
  6. Update and distribute Standard of Care Agreements annually
  7. Update CLIA certifications as needed
  8. Focus on continuous improvement of workflow processes and procedures
  9. Utilize efficient and cost-effective approaches to integrate technology into the workplace and improve work process
  10. Review current literature and attend training sessions and seminars to keep informed of new development in prenatal care and practice management
  11. Serve as primary contact for Practice Partners
    • Good Samaritan Hospital – Care Coordinators, Lab, and Scheduling
    • TriHealth Nurse Midwives
    • Pregnancy Centers
  12. Schedule, coordinate, develop agendas and lead necessary meetings including Quarterly Crossroad Health Center and Northern Kentucky Staff meetings

Patient Care

  1. Responsible for managing health problems and coordinating health care for obstetric patients in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations and the nursing standards of care (assessment of health status, diagnosis, development of plan of care and treatment, implementation of treatment plan, and evaluation of patient status)

Staff Management

  1. Recruit and hire for open positions
  2. Supervision, discipline, and evaluation
  3. Maintain records including of Disciplinary Action, Request for Reduction of Hours and PTO Request
  4. Responsible for delegation of work and staffing hours
  5. Organize and set agendas for regular meetings for staff
  6. Ensure that staff is trained and operates in compliance with all government and other regulatory agencies
  7. Arrange for coverage for staff when out of the office
  8. Review and update hours and departments worked and PTO hours for payroll processing
  9. Works with staff to develop goals and objectives and establish performance standards
  10. Develops staff through coaching, mentoring, rewarding, training, and guiding and empowers staff and recognizes their contributions
  11. Manages employee issues and resolves grievances
  12. Seek out and support opportunities for continuing education for staff 

Other Duties

  1. Participate in regular staff prayer time
  2. Participate in the overall cleanliness and organization of Healthy Beginnings
  3. Participate in monthly Team meetings
  4. Participate in Committees as assigned
  5. Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter by email to Executive Director, Sheri Lawson at slawson@healthybeginnings.org or by mail (address below) or fax (513) 559-3419.

Healthy Beginnings
Attn: Sheri Lawson
47 E. Hollister Street, Suite 201
Cincinnati, OH 45219