NHS Solutions seeks and experienced Interim Nurse Leader in California. The Interim Director Women’s & Children’s provides administrative and nursing leadership in the unit in order to provide excellence in the delivery of high quality patient care and an optimal patient care experience. The successful candidate will direct the activities and resources of the nursing unit in partnership with physicians, medical staff, leadership, and others to resolve operational challenges and/or to improve processes. Work with senior leadership to develop and establish short- and long-term strategic plans that complement system, operating unit or affiliate goals and initiatives, including business, operations, and/or organizational priorities. Set priorities and allocates resources to align with business objectives and annual plan. Develop and establish the direction of policies and procedures, and set a structure for providing safe, consistent and effective patient care. Establish overall operating and capital budget with input from management team, ensuring financial targets are achieved and variances are addressed in a timely way.