Nurse Director | Patient Care Services

Day Kimball Hospital Putnam , CT 06260

Posted 2 months ago

Nurse Director | Patient Care Services

Emergency Department | Med/Surg | Critical Care

Job ID: 131900ND02242021

Day Kimball Healthcare is Hiring Nurse Director!

Job Title: Nurse Director

Department: Emergency Department - ED, Critical Care & Med/Surg

Position Type: Salaried Exempt

Shift: 1st Shift

Hours: 40 Hours

Nurse Director Job Summary:

As the Nurse Director you will have 40 hour accountability of several departments. Ensures departmental quality and meets department and hospital standards. Ensures that the goals, mission, and philosophy of the hospital and Patient Care Services in area of service specialty are consistently implemented within his/her scope of responsibility. Plans and works flexible hours and days in order to meet the needs and requirements of the department(s).Responsible for 40-hour accountability of department(s). Ensures departmental quality and meets department and hospital standards. Ensures that the goals, mission, and philosophy of the hospital and Patient Care Services in area of service specialty are consistently implemented within his/her scope of responsibility. Plans and works flexible hours and days in order to meet the needs and requirements of the department(s).


Nurse Director Essential Responsibilities:

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Directs interdepartmental and intradepartmental activities on a 24-hour basis.

  • Identifies issues, and plans for appropriate resolution.

  • Develops and implements standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Hires, terminates, monitors, and evaluates performances of individual staff. Holds staff accountable to organizational policies and procedures.

  • Participates in interdepartmental and intradepartmental meetings.

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and evaluates department activities against established standards, policies, and procedures. Initiates corrective action and evaluates results.

  • Serves as a resource and support person for staff.

  • Acts as patient advocate.

Fiscal Responsibilities:

  • Develops department budget and monitors variances.

  • Continually seeks and implements methods to improve efficiency, increase productivity, and reduce costs while maintaining quality of care.

Nurse Director Education Qualifications:
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut required.

  • Baccalaureate degree from an approved college or university required. Masters degree preferred.

  • Current AHA Healthcare Provider CPR certification or equivalent within 3 months of hire required.

  • Current NVCIT (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training) certification or within 3 months of hire required.

  • Ongoing contact hours to enhance professional development in service specialty required.

  • Contemporary knowledge of the EMS system and related regulations/requirements as well as clinical standards

Nurse Director Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum of 5 years managerial experience in a hospital environment.

  • Experience in area of service specialty.

  • Experience in developing policies, business plan development and regulatory standards evaluation.

Nurse Director Benefits Summary:
  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Pharmacy Plan

  • Basic & Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short & Long Term Disability

  • HSA or FSA accounts

  • Accident & Critical Illness Coverage

  • 401K Plan with match

  • Vacation Time

  • Sick Days

  • Paid Holidays

  • Education Reimbursement

  • Additional Benefits

Day Kimball Healthcare is a non-profit, integrated medical services provider comprised of Day Kimball Hospital, healthcare centers in Danielson, Dayville, Plainfield and Putnam, Day Kimball HomeCare, Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern CT, Day Kimball HomeMakers, and Day Kimball Medical Group. Its service area includes Northeast Connecticut as well as nearby Massachusetts and Rhode Island communities. Day Kimball Healthcare's comprehensive network offers more than 1,400 employees including nearly 300 associated, highly-skilled physicians, surgeons and specialists. Its website is daykimball.org.

Day Kimball Healthcare is an Affirmative Action / equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

Day Kimball is a smoke free environment.

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