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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Department Assistant, Nursing Admin, 7:30am-4:00pm

  • Emory Healthcare
  • Atlanta, GA
  • 3 days ago

Description JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides administrative support to nursing unit management by developing and updating daily staff schedules. Adjust work schedules to accommodate changing staff needs....

Director of Nursing - Rincon Ambulatory Surgery Center

  • Tucson Medical Center
  • Tucson, AZ
  • 2 days ago

QUALIFICATIONS Current licensure in this state as a registered nurse; BSN degree preferred....

Nursing Admin Assistant PRN/Chemo

  • LifePoint Hospitals
  • Martinsville, VA
  • 2 days ago

Provides administrative and front end clerical support for the Oncology Center. Composes, types, and transcribes correspondence, forms, reports, presentation materials and other written...

Assistant Director of Nursing - Mental Health

  • State of Montana
  • Deer Lodge, MT
  • 2 days ago

QUALIFICATIONS - Must be a graduate of an accredited college or university degree in nursing. Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Montana....

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) - Full-Time

  • Signature Healthcare
  • Radcliff, KY
  • 2 days ago

Requirements for consideration include: Registered Nurse in good standing with required current state license....

Perform other duties as assigned SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of computer systems including Point Click Care Working knowledge of long-term care and skilled nursing state and federal regulations...

Director Of Nursing - Eagle Ridge

  • Vivage
  • Eagle, CO
  • 2 days ago

As a Director of Nursing with Vivage Senior Living, the primary responsibility of your job position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of our Nursing Service Department...

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Director of Nursing - DON - Registered Nurse - RN

  • Forest Park Health Campus
  • Richmond, IN
  • 3 days ago

Degree from an accredited college or university and A current state Registered Nurse license and a valid CPR certification Prior management experience in long-term healthcare as a Director of Nursing...

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Assistant Director of Nursing

  • Westminster Communities of Florida
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • 3 days ago

Report significant issues to the Director of Nursing. 13....

Travel Nurse RN - Director of Nursing - COVID19 - $1,766 per week

  • Ardor Health Solutions
  • South Charleston, WV
  • 3 days ago

Ardor Health Solutions is seeking a travel nurse RN Director of Nursing for a travel nursing job in South Charleston, West Virginia....

Director Of Nursing (DON)- Interim We are hiring a qualified Registered Nurse (RN) for a Director of Nursing (DON) opportunity in Rockville, CT....

Candidates for positions in this classification must possess a current license as a registered nurse from the Maryland State Board of Nursing, 4140 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215....

Assistant Director Of Nursing (ADON) - Interim – Long Term Care We are hiring qualified a Registered Nurse (RN) for an Interim Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) for an opportunity in Ridgewood, NJ...

Market Nursing Director Quality Management

  • Clinical Management Consultants
  • Robstown, TX
  • 2 days ago

The Market Nursing Director of Quality will have a crucial part to play in Regulatory functions as well....

Assistant Director Of Nursing

  • Elderwood/Pediatric/Postacute/Woodmark
  • Buffalo, NY
  • 3 days ago

Assume duties of the Director of Nursing in his/her absence under the direction of the Administrator....

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In this fourth of our five courses, I will go deeper into the training and education leadership skills that are helpful for nursing informatics leaders. I will also guide you through the process...

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Salary for Director of Nursing Jobs Nationwide

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireNursing research efforts.

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 (18.0%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (14.7%)
  • High School or GED (11.4%)
  • 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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