Director of Nursing

NaphCare   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 67 days ago

This job is no longer available.


NaphCare has an excellent opportunity for a Director of Nursing (DON) to join our team at Clark County Detention Center! The Director of Nursing works in collaboration with the Health Services Administrator (HSA). The Director of Nursing (DON) is responsible for leading directing, managing, and evaluating all clinical nursing operations. He/she is responsible for staff development, nursing education, management of nursing practice, and for assuring all operations are in compliance with contract requirements, NCCHC, ACA, and professional nursing standards. The DON directs nursing care to provide quality healthcare and achieve the goals of the nursing department and ensures the integration of evidence-based practice and research application that fosters nursing excellence in the delivery of care.

Position Requirements:

  • Current unrestricted Registered Nurse license in the state of employment, with BSN preferred
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive administrative/management experience in a healthcare setting, with correctional healthcare preferred
  • Valid CPR card

Performance Expectations:

  • Work cohesively with the HSA and Medical Director in the management of the healthcare delivery system and administrative operations in coordination with other functions within the facility
  • Evaluate the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and administration and develop systems to ensure and monitor patient care and patient safety within the facility
  • Serve as a professional role model and mentor to motivate, develop, and retain nursing staff
  • Coordinate and evaluate nursing staff orientation and training to both facility and company policies, and develop and maintain nursing mentor program
  • Make clinical rounds to all designated areas within the facility to ensure appropriateness of patient care plans implemented by the nursing staff