Director of Labor and Delivery

Director of Labor and Delivery job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

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

We are looking for a   Director of 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.

The Director of Labor and Delivery will be responsible for operations, personnel and financial mangement 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 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 exsisting 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:  Bachelors 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 expereince. 
  • 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?
  • Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Breast Centers since 2015

  • Lovelace Health System was named one of the 150 Great Places to work in healthcare by Beckers Hospital Review
  • 2016-2018 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety

  • Truven Health Analytics named Lovelace Health System among the top 20 percent of health systems in the country and is the only system recognized for this honor in New Mexico
  • Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to work since 2008

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



Department / Location

Labor And Delivery
Lovelace Womens Hospital - Albuquerque, NM