Director of Nursing

International Education   •  

Boynton Beach, FL

Industry: Education


Less than 5 years

Posted 36 days ago

Primary/Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Cooperates with business, civic and other organizations to review and updatecurriculum to meet needs and interests of students and the community

  • Develops and maintains networking opportunities with community members, stakeholders and nursing/medical and educational leaders for development of clinical sites and staff recruitment.

  • Interviews and selects staff members and provides inservice training for teachers, regular staff meetings. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; evaluating and coaching employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Conducts staff meetings to establish, delineate, and review organizational policies, to coordinate functions and operations between staff members, and to establish responsibilities and procedures for attaining objectives.

  • Prepares budgets and determines allocation of funds for staff, supplies, and equipment and facilities.

  • Analyzes data from questionnaires, interviews and group discussions to evaluate curriculum, teaching methods, and community participation in educational and other programs.

  • Direct preparation of publicity to promote activities such as personnel recruitment, educational programs or other services.

  • Provide product training school departments (e.g., Admissions, Financial Planning, Career Services)

  • Examines academic records of prospective students to determine eligibility for admission to the vocational nursing program. Advise students on academic and vocational curricula, academic standards, and program graduation requirements.

  • Lectures to students, conducts and supervises laboratory work, issues assignments, and directs seminars and panels to support Vocational nursing educational programs. Supervise student nurses and demonstrate patient care in clinical units of the hospital.


  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse and meets the minimum qualifications as determined by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT)

  • Hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school

  • Three years of teaching experience in a state approved Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) educational program

  • Three years experience performing duties of a Registered Nurse in patient care environment (e.g. hospital, medical facilities).

  • Completed a course or courses offered by an accredited school with instruction in administration, teaching and curriculum development

  • Knowledge of various vocational nursing education programs in order to develop curriculum to meet needs and interests of students and community; and analyze data from questionnaires, interviews and group discussions to evaluate curriculum's, teaching methods, and community participation in educational programs.

  • Ability to interview, select, train and supervise nursing program instructors.

  • Ability to engaged in lecturing students, conducting and supervising laboratory work, issuing assignments, and directing seminars and panels, supervising student nurses, and demonstrating patient care in clinical units of hospitals.