Director of Med Surg

HCA Holdings, Inc   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 34 days ago

Position Summary:

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.

Key Accountabilities:

Demonstrates/verbalizes knowledge of position/description evaluations and scope of practice as defined in State of Nevada Nurse Practice Act and hospital and nursing care for patients on the assigned unit/department

Demonstrates/verbalizes knowledge of and complies with hospital and Nursing Service Service mission, vision, goals, policies, protocols and procedures

Participates in and complies with the hospitals service excellence/patient experience program.

Able to identify and manage staff behaviors that are not in alignment with ICARE standards, regulations, hospital process, protocols, policies and procedures.

Maintains current competency with nursing skills required for the assigned unit/department and demonstrates knowledge regarding Standards of Care and Standards of Practice in the assigned area.

Assist in the management of unit budget.

Demonstrates knowledge of principles of growth and development over life span and possesses ability to assess data reflective of patient status and interpret appropriate information needed to identify patient requirements relative to his/her age specific needs.

Delegates functions in compliance with hospital and nursing service policies, processes protocols and procedures

Maintains calmness in a crisis situation and directs staff members appropriately

Assist in helping to drive local and organizational wide initiatives.

Provides safe and effective patient care based upon the nursing process, standards of practice and in compliance with hospital policies, protocols and procedures as indicated.

Other duties as assigned.

About HCA Far West
As part of a strong network of hospitals throughout California and Nevada, HCA Far West is committed to supporting its healthcare professionals and ensuring their growth.

Our exclusive and specialty medical services in nine hospitals and six surgical centers throughout two states, provides a full spectrum of primary, acute, tertiary and chronic care for our patients. Our specialized care areas focus on advancing the science of medicine while providing high quality, life-saving technology and patient-focused care.

About HCA
HCA is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes approximately 163 hospitals and 109 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and Great Britain employing approximately 183,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities.




  • Graduate of school of a nursing required
  • BSN Required
  • MSN within 3 years of hire, transfer, and/or currently in position.


  • Current unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada required
  • Obtains National Certification within 1 year
  • Current valid CPR issued American Heart Association

Department Specific Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in general nursing procedures and skills in managing general
  • medical/surgical patients required.
  • Proficiency in cardiac nursing procedures and skills, including cardiac
  • dysrhythmia required.
  • Minimum of 2.5 years recent medical/surgical experience, including at least 1 year of telemetry, intermediate care, or adult critical care required.