Director of Nursing Jobs

Plan, organize, and oversee all nursing activities. Directors of nursing supervise and evaluate all nursing employees to ensure that high standards of care are met in accordance with internal protocols as well as state, local, and federal regulations. They also review and approve the institution’s nursing policies, create long- and short-term departmental goals, maintain patient records, and prepare budget plans.

Because directors of nursing report regularly to higher-level management and work closely with fellow leadership staff, they must have effective communication and collaboration skills. They also need to be proficient in preparing reports and facilitating meetings.

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White Plains Hospital Center - White Plains, NY
Position Summary The Senior Director of Nursing: As a member of the Nurse Executive Team the Senior Director of Nursing is responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and supervising of designated...
3 days ago
Samaritan Health System - Watertown, NY
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current Registered Nurse Licensure on file with the New York State Department of Education. Progressive experience in acute and/or long term care which...
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Cone Health - High Point, NC
Overview Plans, integrates, controls and evaluates human, material and fiscal resources required to provide patient care in specific departments. Provides leadership in establishing standards,...
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Sacred Journey Hospice - Alpharetta, GA
Our Company Sacred Journey Hospice Overview The person in this position is responsible for coordinating the clinical care aspects of all clinical programs and services. This employee, along with...
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Eagle Care Llc - Indianapolis, IN
Job Information Eagle Care LLC Director of Nursing - RN $10,000 Sign On Bonus - DIREC023894 in Indianapolis, Indiana Director of Nursing - Registered Nurse (RN)Bring your heart to work!...
2 days ago
Lighthouse Medical Staffing - Chester, MT
Primary purpose of job is to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of Acute Care nursing departments including acute care/swing bed, emergency services, surgery, recovery,...
3 days ago
South Pointe - Union, MO
Browse our current job openings in your area.Americare Senior Living named as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces in Aging ServicesAs the Director of Nursing you will oversee nursing services within Americare...
3 days ago
Beacon Health Management - Metter, GA
Position Title: Director of Nursing (D.O.N.) Beacon Health Management is hiring Director of Nursing (DON) to work, providing both short term rehabilitation and long-term care....
3 days ago
Talent Care - Chandler, AZ
Apply Now Why Youll Love This Job The Director of Nursing (DON) provides strategic leadership and administration in the areas of patient care, education, safety and quality in accordance with organizational...
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ProMedica Senior Care - Huntingdon Valley, PA
The Director of Nursing/Resident Services Coordinator oversees day to day activities and personnel within your service area....
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Genesis Healthcare LLC - Wolfeboro, NH
Take your nursing career to the next level and join Genesis as a weekend Director of Nursing....
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Cynet Health - Springdale, AR
Skills and Certifications: Registered Nurse Director of Nursing Nursing Home 2+ to 5 years experience Seniority Level - Director Education: Bachelor's Degree Company Description visit our career site...
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Parkland Health & Hospital System - Dallas, TX
MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS for Director of Nursing Ambulatory Practice ONLY: Education: Must have a Bachelor's degree. Prefer Master's degree....
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ProMedica Senior Care - Castroville, CA
Description HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation...
3 days ago
ProMedica Senior Care - Springdale, PA
Description ManorCare Health Services- Pittsburgh on South Negley Ave is Hiring a Director of Nursing! This Position Has a $10,000 Sign-On Bonus Available!...
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Salary for Director of Nursing Jobs Nationwide

This is the average annual salary for Director of Nursing jobs nationwide as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Director of Nursing positions.

Highest Education Level

Director of Nursings offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (19.8%)
  • Master's Degree (17.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (14.9%)
  • High School or GED (11.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.2%)
  • Some College (0.9%)
  • Some High School (0.5%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Director of Nursings
  • 2-4 years (34.6%)
  • 4-6 years (34.6%)
  • 1-2 years (23.1%)
  • 6-8 years (3.8%)
  • Less than 1 year (3.8%)

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