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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Director - Child Development - Full Time - Days in Mercy Medical Center - Dubuque, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time


Day Shift


Responsible for providing leadership and administration of MercyOne - Dubuque Medical Center's Child Development Center according to established policies and procedures provided by the State of Iowa and MercyOne - Dubuque Medical Center. Assumes responsibility for all departmental equipment, facilities, budgeting, monitoring and activity reporting. Will oversee and approve the Center’s curriculum. Oversees activities of colleagues engaged in providing a developmental program within the resources available. Provides an environment that allows colleagues to maximize their talents through professional growth, involvement and empowerment. Responsible for the development of positive relationships with parents, children, and families.

Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Early Childhood Education or related field. Minimum of four years management/leadership experience in an early childhood program or in a program serving children and families. Previous day care center experience required with responsibility for operations and staff. Hospital Child Care Center management experience preferred. Experience in a previous site with infant and toddler care preferred.

Must have demonstrated experience in analyzing financial indicators and maintaining a department operating budget. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, GroupWise) and Internet. Working knowledge of Child Care Management Software (i.e. ProCare). Grant writing and fundraising experience is helpful. Must have a valid drivers license. Certification in CPR and First Aid required. Must complete annual continuing education in the field as required.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit at . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.