For more than 130 years, Norton Healthcare’s faith heritage has guided its mission to provide quality health care to all those it serves. Today, Norton Healthcare is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients from throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. The hospital and health care system is Louisville’s fourth largest employer, providing care at more than 250 locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana.
The Louisville-based not-for-profit system includes five Louisville hospitals with 1,837 licensed beds; seven outpatient centers; 15 Norton Immediate Care Centers; more than 14,600 employees; nearly 1,000 employed medical providers; and approximately 2,000 total physicians on its medical staff. Hospitals provide inpatient and outpatient general care as well as specialty care including heart, neuroscience, cancer, orthopedic, women’s and pediatric services. A strong research program provides access to clinical trials in a multitude of areas. In 2018 Norton Healthcare was named by Healthiest Employers as the fourth healthiest place to work in the country.
Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital is a full-service, 373-bed community hospital offering both inpatient and outpatient medical/surgical care, full diagnostic services and 24-hour emergency care for men, women and children. The hospital specializes in comprehensive cancer prevention, detection and treatment; orthopedics and bone health; pelvic health services; migraine treatment; breast health diagnostics; and surgical weight loss services.
Through Norton Women’s Care, the hospital offers general and high-risk obstetric and gynecologic care, as well as a surgical unit with private rooms and specialized nursing care just for women. Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital is a designated AAGL Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive GynecologyTM as well as an American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. The hospital has been a primary provider of obstetrical services in Kentucky for a number of years, delivering more than 5,000 babies annually since 2003.
For children, the hospital offers pediatric surgery, inpatient care including a 44-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a sleep center, a rehabilitation center and pediatric emergency services, plus specialized care for pediatric urology and gynecology patients.
Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital holds The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval as a certified Acute Stroke Ready Hospital, meeting the standard to support better outcomes for stroke care.
The Director of Women’s Services for Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital is a professional nurse leader who, as a member of the system’s nursing leadership team, contributes to Norton Healthcare’s commitment to quality patient care, clinical outcomes, strategic plan and goals. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with system and hospital leadership and staff, and through application of management, leadership and facilitation skills, lead and support nursing projects, committees, initiatives and projects. The Director of Women’s Services will support evidence-based practice and practice governance. He/she also will ensure that the Swanson Theory of Caring and patient/family centered care are the foundation for the nursing practice.
- Three or more years of progressive leadership in an acute care setting.
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school of nursing, Master’s Degree preferred.
- Registered Nurse in the state of Kentucky.