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The University of Kansas Health System Labor & Delivery Manager (Days; Full-Time, Great Bend Campus) in Great Bend, Kansas

The Labor and Delivery Manager serves as a member of the nurse leadership team. Collaborates with leadership, staff and other departments/services, and physicians to ensure quality care is provided to the patients/families served. Supervises the day to day operations of the unit. Is responsible on a continual basis for the quality of patient care, customer (external and internal) service, and cost-efficient operation of the unit.

Supports the Hospital mission and strategic plan, budgeting and resource allocation, organizational policy and overall management plan of the Department of Nursing

Core/Major Duties:

  • *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

  • Achieve business and organization goals, visions and objectives.

  • Administer corrective action to employees not meeting requirements of their jobs.

  • Analyzing, reporting, giving recommendations and developing strategies on how to improve quality and satisfaction.

  • Create a unit budget and manage to this by monitoring staffing, supplies, travel, equipment, volume, revenue, charges, education, and food.

  • Identifying problems, providing solutions and courses of actions.

  • Interact in a positive, professional manner with evidence of conflict resolution skills.

  • Maintain a presence on the unit.

  • Primary involvement in employee selection, career development, succession planning and periodic training.

  • Role Model professional nursing practice through collaboration with staff, leadership, patients, families and physicians.

  • Serve as a mentor for staff developing into leadership roles

Supervise and manage the overall performance and technical competencies of staff in his/her department.

HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position based on the following criteria:

Primary – required (routine) to do the job;

Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and

None – no approved access

Description of InformationLevel

Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, ReligionPrimary

Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment RatesPrimary

Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and PhysicalPrimary

Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): Rev Codes, CPT CodesNone



Credential required:


Certificate, license or registration


· Associate Degree in Nursing required

· 5 years of nursing experience required

· Registered Nurse in State of Kansas required

· BLS certification or required within 6 months of hire

· NRP certification or required within 6 months of hire

· ACLS certification or required within 6 months of hire

· Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or will obtain bachelor’s degree within 5 years of hire.

Primary source of verification

Literacy requirements (read, write and speak English)

Ability to read and write English

Language requirements

Ability to understand and speak English

Others (Driving, computer skills, etc.)

Requisition ID: 2020-23362

Display Department Title: Labor & Delivery

External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System

Street: 514 Cleveland