The Nurse Director in a collaborative relationship with the Associate Chief Nursing Officer is responsible for the planning of clinical services to assure efficient and appropriate delivery of care to the unit’s specific patient population.
The Nurse Director will adhere to organizational philosophies and assure that quality care is delivered in a cost effective manner. Provides overall administrative direction and leadership for clinical staff, policies, procedures and programs for the unit and will be responsible for the 24-hour delivery of nursing care in the department.
A Master’s or other advanced degree in Nursing/appropriate field preferred and a minimum of five year’s job-related experience or equivalent is required. RI State Nursing Licensure and BLS are required. Certification in administration or related specialty is preferred. Ten years of Nursing Experience is preferred. Certification in the specialty area of practice is preferred and expected within one year of hire.