El Paso, Texas


SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have the career opportunities as a Director of Neonatal ICU you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Las Palmas Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

At Las Palmas Medical Center we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Director of NICU like you to be a part of our team.

As the Director of NICU, you will be responsible for the analysis and appraisal of the care given to patients within the NICU and Transition Nursery.  This includes but is not limited to the day to day departmental operations and productivity; future development and budgetary projections for the service line; outreach and marketing; and, NICU transport. The Director will ensure NICU/NSY maintains the highest degree of efficiency and safety in providing the highest standard of quality care; development of staff competency; inventory control and cost containment; patient satisfaction; staff satisfaction; and, physician satisfaction. The Director will collaborate and coordinate with the NICU and NSY staff to uphold the values and vision of Las Palmas Medical Center while accomplishing the mission of "Above all else. we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. 
  • You will develop, supervise and administer neonatal and NICU transport services.
  • You will promote a multidisciplinary coordination of services such as, nursing, medical, respiratory care, laboratory, pharmaceutical and public relations.Develops monitors, appraises and analyses budgetary goals and outcomes for NICU and Transition Nursery.
  • You will develop plans, in conjunction with the Administrative Director, for capital resource required to maintain quality care.  
  • You will administer and appraise Quality Improvement within services provided.  
  • You will controls processes related to Human Resources; inclusive of hiring, evaluating, terminating, counseling, coaching, and development of the staff. 
  • You will direct, approve, and update the practice of professional nursing and support positions within the services provided to maintain quality patient care through implementation and evaluation of clinical practice standards. 
  • You will develop, interpret, inspect and review policies and procedures for services provided.
  • You will develop, institute, review and implement disaster preparedness policies and procedures for the organization.
  • You will collaborate, develop, and participate in marketing of services, including education program development, external advertising and working in alliance with local and regional programs.
  • You will be responsible for twenty four-hour coverage and problem resolution for NICU, Transition Nursery, and NICU Transport.
Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive services and special expertise in Emergency Room Medicine (Level III Trauma), Cardiology, Women’s Services, Labor & Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care, Neuroscience, Pediatric care, and Wound Care Management. Las Palmas Medical Center is also the only Kidney Transplant Center in the Region. Las Palmas Rehabilitation Hospital is a separate facility with newly renovated patient rooms, exercise equipment and cafeteria. The physicians, nurses and staff at our 325-bed facility are committed to caring for our community with compassionate, quality healthcare.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Director of Neonatal Intensive Care opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status


  • NICU Experience Required
  • Minimum of 3 years in NICU services required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory/leadership position preferred.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time wisely without direct supervision required.
  • Ability to work extended hours with frequent interruptions required
  • Ability to instill confidence in subordinates and effectively portray the mission of the organization required.
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patients, families, internal and external customers, managerial and employee needs required.
  • Ability to evaluate, listen and make decisions with fairness and objectivity on a consistent basis required.
  • Ability to coordinate several assignments at one time and meet deadlines required.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) - Minimum
  • Masters preferred
Licenses & Certifications
  • Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Current NRP required
  • Current S.T.A.B.L.E certification required


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