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Nurse Manager Family Birthing Center

Columbia Memorial Hospital
Astoria, Oregon, United States (on-site)
3 days ago


Nurse Manager – Family Birthing Center

Columbia Memorial Hospital is seeking an experienced and dedicated nursing leader to oversee the daily operations of our Family Birth Center. Care is provided using an LDRP model and the department sees 20-25 births per month.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The nursing manager is responsible for the administration and supervision of the Family Birth Center. This includes the overall assessment, plans, implementation, direction, and evaluation of all services provided within the department.
  • Duties include budgeting, capital expenditure, staffing, performance improvement, patient rounds, planning services, staff training and supervision, performance evaluations with improvement plans as necessary.
  • This leader also partners closely with the CMH Women's Center.
  • This individual will occasionally have some bedside nursing requirement when there are unfilled sick calls or other vacancies.


Knowledge of/Skill/Ability to:

  • Demonstrated strong leadership ability
  • Effective communication skills with nursing team and providers
  • Proven experience in developing teamwork with multidisciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated skill in improving departmental culture
  • Experience and demonstrated skill in labor and delivery and post-partum nursing care
  • Understands process improvement in a health care setting
  • Possesses the technical skills to act quickly, knowledgeably, and appropriately in any situation that may occur.
  • Works with patients, customers, and the community with flexibility and adaptability.
  • Knowledge of AWHONN standards, practices, and recommendations.



  • RN currently licensed by the Oregon State Board of Nursing in good standing (or able to obtain prior to employment)
  • Current BLS and NRP
  • ACLS and RNC-OB preferred

Education and/or Experience:

  • BSN required; MSN or Master's in a related field (MBA, MPH, MHA) preferred
  • Minimum 5 years acute care hospital experience with minimum 2 years progressive leadership/supervisory experience

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68418945
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Astoria, Oregon, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Columbia Memorial Hospital
  • Position Title: Nurse Manager Family Birthing Center
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: None

Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is located in the beautiful and historic town of Astoria, Oregon, where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. At CMH, we are committed to providing person-centered care to our patients and Caregivers. We are a full-service, 25-bed, critical access, not-for-profit, Level IV trauma, Planetree Gold-Certified, hospital which includes a robust Medical Group. Combined, CMH and clinics employ nearly 700 caregivers which includes a diverse professional medical staff of more than 90 physicians a...

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