The Director, Nursing directs the overall operations of acute Nursing Services. Plans, administers and evaluates the twenty-four hour operation of nursing departments. The position provides leadership and role modeling for delivery of safe, effective and efficient patient care.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or associated nursing theory required. Minimum five years of recent clinical nursing experience plus three years of project leadership experience which includes implementation of strategic initiatives, managing a complex budget, analytical and systems thinking skills to resolve complex issues and problems is required.
Master’s degree in Nursing preferred. Supervisory or managerial experiencepreferred.
Leadership and interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively and concisely with a wide variety of staff, patients, community residents, outside agencies and organizations.
Basic computer knowledge, including Excel and Word required.