Director of Med Surg

HCA Holdings, Inc   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 63 days ago

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The Nurse Director is a registered professional nurse who participates as an active administrative member of the Nursing Management Team. The Nurse Director assumes 24-hour responsibility in directing and coordinating safe, efficient, and therapeutically effective nursing care for patients on the assigned unit/department. Principle responsibilities include strategic planning, service delivery, program development, evaluation and implementation, budget and resource management, cost control, contract compliance and quality improvement.

The Nurse Director remains calm in crisis and emergency situations, and directs staff members effectively and appropriately. The Nurse Director maintains professional and effective working relationships with all members of the Health Care Team.

Duties (included but not limited to):

  • Allocates resources effectively
  • Accepts responsibility for decisions and actions
  • Acts consistently within the spirit of the Code of Conduct
  • Uses benchmarks and data to monitor quality and improvement process
  • Coordinates the planning of strategies to assure a supportive environment for the professional practice of nursing
  • Shares and promotes Mission and Values
  • Implements strategies that positively affect staff retention
  • Exhibits knowledge regarding healthcare system
  • Utilizes resources, including FTEs, efficiently and effectively
  • Forecasts capital expenses and re-prioritizes based as needed



  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • BSN
  • MSN preferred


  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a leadership role in an acute care hospital
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership/management and establishing interpersonal relationships necessary to promote an effective working environment


  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada
  • BLS
  • ACLS, NRP and PALS as appropriate for area

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