Director of Labor and Delivery

Director of Labor and Delivery job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

  Director of Nursing Labor and Delivery job, Labor and Delivery, Full Time, Days

We are looking for a   Director of Nursing Labor and Delivery   to join our Labor and Delivery team in Albuquerque, NM. 

This full time job is located at Lovelace Women’s Hospital, the first and only hospital in New Mexico dedicated to women’s health, offers a 53-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care unit, 24/7 Emergency Dept, 16 Labor and Delivery Rooms, 41-Bed Mother/Baby Unit and a Maternal Fetal Medicine Program for high risk pregnancies. For three years in a row, Lovelace Women’s Hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in the nation.

If you bring your body, mind and spirit to your work and your passion for women’s health is tangible you will want to grow your career at Lovelace Women’s Hospital. Lovelace Women’s Hospital is New Mexico’s first and only hospital dedicated to women’s health and women from all over New Mexico come to deliver their babies here.  As a labor and delivery nurse you know how to stay organized and move fast. You thrive in fast-paced environments and are passionate about coaching and educating your patients through a life-changing event. Grow your career in our labor and delivery department- submit your application today!

The Director of Labor and Delivery will be responsible for operations, personnel and financial management of dept. Supports the Executive Director and CNO in achieving optimum performance by ensuring continuity and quality of service and care through the management of overall day to day operations. Adheres to policies, procedures, and regulations to ensure compliance and patient safety. 

Director of Labor and Delivery Job Responsibilities: 
  • Directs and administers strategic, operational, fiscal and personnel activities for assigned nursing department(s) in accordance with established regulatory agencies. 
  • Prepares and manages budgets, manages/supervises staff and ensures quality services are provided through daily operations. 
  •   Manages clinical operations and development for assigned area(s) with measurable improvements in clinical outcomes and customer patient satisfaction. 
  •   Represents the organization and/or department at various community and/or business meetings; promotes existing or new services; serves as liaison and develops and maintains business relationships  
  •   Adheres to policies, procedures, and regulations to ensure compliance and patient safety. 

  Director    of Labor and Delivery Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum:  Bachelor Degree in Nursing with progressive nursing/management experience
  •   Desired : Masters Degree in Nursing/Business or equivalent
  •   Ability to influence, motivate, manage, train, direct, counsel and develop staff; communication and positive employee relation skills; knowledge of regulatory standards for compliance
  • Three (3) years previous job related experience. 
  • Desired Five (5) years previous job related experience with supervisory experience preferred.
  • Minimum: BLS; Valid NM Nursing license or Multi State Compact license

  Why Lovelace?
  • Facilities include: 16 bed L&D,  Natural Birthing Center, Antenatal Triage Unit, Dedicated Antepartum unit
  • Proud to be a Baby Friendly hospital
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine program for high-risk pregnancies
  • 53-bed Level III NICU
  • Low C-section rates
  • Obstetricians and Certified Nurse Midwives
  • Leader for Women’s Health within the community
  • Recipient of Leapfrog Hospital Safety “A Rating”
  • Excellent Advancement Opportunities
  • Competitive pay for the New Mexico market
  • Tuition reimbursement


Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.



Department / Location

Labor And Delivery
Lovelace Womens Hospital - Albuquerque, NM