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ChildServe Inpatient Clinical Director in Johnston, Iowa

Inpatient Clinical Director

Leadership (Supervisory, Management, Executive) Johnston, Iowa



We're looking for an experienced healthcare leader ready to provide oversight and expertise at the director level. As the Inpatient Clinical Director , you will be responsible for leading implementation of strategic initiatives while providing clinical management oversight for Child Serve ’s Long-Term Care Program, Medical Group Home, and Pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs.

What You'll Do:

  • Supervise clinical leadership and clinical educator through effective hiring, training, coaching, and performance management. Ensure development of staff to achieve high results and clinical credibility and promote engagement and satisfaction to drive staff retention.

  • Provide direction and support for staffing needs, clinical structure, and clinical education for the Long-Term Care and Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs, and develop and implement workforce plans.

  • Establish and oversee Inpatient clinical standards of care, policies, procedures, and practices that promote the highest quality of care, in collaboration with other leaders of quality and safety.

  • Responsible for clinical systematic processes for sustaining compliance with organizational policy and external regulations and accreditations.

  • Collaborate with administrative leaders to support infection prevention and quality improvement systems and initiatives.

  • Establish clinical education priorities, such as clinical onboarding and annual training plans for each area of oversight.

  • Provide leadership and facilitate a positive relationship with external referral sources, providers, and regulatory agencies.

  • Assist Administrative leaders to develop and achieve budgeted financial outcomes and promote fiscal responsibility, while ensuring the highest quality of care.

  • Participate in the development of our strategic plan and identify organizational operating plan priorities.

    What You'll Need:

  • Master's degree in the field of nursing or related field.

  • Seven or more years' experience as a nurse or provider; pediatric experience required.

  • Five years' management experience in a related healthcare field.

  • Specialty nursing certifications preferred (CPN, CBIS, CRRN).

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in reading, writing, and speaking the English language.

  • This position may be subject to COVID-19 safety requirements. If applicable, specific requirements will be discussed during the interview process.

    Why ChildServe?

    ChildServe has earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Here’s why employees love working here:

  • Our work matters. We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 5600 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.

  • Our team members rock. Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.

  • Our learning never stops . As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, we’re proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.

  • We’re moving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible.

    Ready to leave work every day knowing you’ve made a difference for kids and families? Let’s move Forward Together - apply today! ChildServe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.