Director of Pediatric Services (PICU, NICU, Peds) – Top Regional Hospital

Director of Nursing – Inpatient Children’s Service Line

Nealy Pierce is working with a prominent and growing 300-bed not-for-profit hospital, to assist in the recruitment of a Nurse Director for their inpatient Children’s Services. This position is over 3 separate units totaling over 110 beds and 180+ FTE’s. These units include all private rooms in a recently renovated tower including a Level IIIa NICU, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and a Pediatric Unit. You are supported by 2 Nurse Managers, 3 Assistant Nurse Managers, Unit-based Educations, and multiple Clinical Practice Leaders allowing you to be the Strategic, Visionary Leader of the entire service line.

This organization is a U.S. News & World ReportBest Regional Hospital”, a HealthgradesDistinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence, a Leapfrog Top Hospital and is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery, Joint Replacement and Stroke Care . They have numerous Excellence Awards in cardiac surgery, critical care, kidney transplant, and pancreas transplant and are a community leader within a major metropolitan area. The hospital is a pioneer in nursing best practices and has implemented and executed a Shared Governance model for over 15 years.

We are looking for an engaging leader who will bring new ideas focused on best practices, core measures, and improving patient and employee satisfaction while constantly pursing greatness! This unit has an incredibly strong team of staff nurses and providers with a great working relationship and a great reputation within the organization. This leader will be mentored by the Service Line Administrator and will have significant opportunities for growth within the organization.

Located in the beautiful Southwest, this community offers the perfect blend of Big City excitement and Small Town charm. With multiple golf courses, numerous ski-slopes, several National Parks and tons of great outdoor activities all nearby it is the outdoors lover’s dream location. It offers numerous museums, art galleries, performing arts/symphony halls, a professional baseball team, an international airport as well as hundreds of amazing restaurants, great shopping and a water park. It is a truly amazing place to raise a family or even retire!

Children’s Services Director Requirements:

  • Operational experience as a Nurse Manager required
  • Operational experience as a Nurse Director preferred
  • Strong Pediatric, PICU or Neonatal Intensive Care experience as a staff nurse
  • Ability to delegate daily operations, provide vision, motivation and mentorship to the unit staff
  • Strong physician relationship skill set
  • Bachelors <x{(}>(BSN) required, Masters highly preferred

Nurse Director Pediatric Service Line:

  • Competitive Salary based on experience
  • Performance based bonus up to 13% of salary
  • Potential relocation plus Sign-on Bonus
  • Full benefits including M/D//V, STD, LTD, Life, Retirement, etc
  • Fantastic growth opportunities
  • Paid continuing education, tuition reimbursement, professional development opportunities and loan forgiveness

For more information, or to confidentially inquire, please e-mail a Word version of your resume to

Austin Wilson | Practice Leader | <x{(}>(972) 318.9804

Nealy Pierce, LLC | Dallas, TX | Open Positions

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