Director of Nursing Jobs in District of Columbia

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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Director of Nursing

  • Human Touch Health
  • Washington, DC
  • 2 days ago
Human Touch Home Health is currently hiring a Full-Time Director of Nursing for our location in Washington, D.C....

Director of Nursing - RN (Resident Services Coordinator)

  • ProMedica Senior Care
  • Washington, DC
  • 7 days ago
RN The Resident Services Coordinator/Director of Nursing will: oversee day to day activities and personnel within your service area implement all policies and procedures established in the Risk Management...

Assistant Nursing Director- Labor and Delivery

  • MedStar Health
  • Washington, DC
  • 10 days ago
Certification/Registration/Licensure: Licensure as a registered nurse in the District of Columbia is required. BLS required. ACLS certification must be obtained within six months of hire....
Certification/Registration/Licensure: Licensure as a registered nurse in the District of Columbia is required. BLS required. ACLS certification must be obtained within six months of hire....
License/Certification/Registration Licensure as a registered nurse in the District of Columbia is required. BLS required....
Certification/Registration/Licensure: Licensure as a registered nurse in the District of Columbia is required. BLS required. ACLS certification must be obtained within six months of hire....

Assistant Nursing Director - Spinal Cord Injury Unit

  • MedStar Health
  • Washington, DC
  • 14 days ago
License/Certification/Registration Licensure as a registered nurse in the District of Columbia is required. BLS required....

Nursing Director of Surgical Services

  • Washington, DC
  • 21 days ago
This Nationally Recognized Facility is Magnet Designated and has been endorsed specifically for its Excellence in Nursing....

Asst Nursing Director - Cardiac Telemetry

  • MedStar Health
  • Washington, DC
  • 24 days ago
Certification/Registration/Licensure: Licensure as a registered nurse in the District of Columbia is required. BLS required. ACLS certification must be obtained within six months of hire....
License/Cert/Reg: Valid license as a registered nurse in the State of Maryland or District of Columbia is required (jurisdiction is dependent on the entity of employment)....

Nursing Director Operating Room

  • Washington, DC
  • 30+ days ago
The Nursing Director of Operating Room will join a professional team of Registered Nurses, Surgical Technicians, Sterile Processing Technicians, and other support staff....

Assistant Nursing Director Surgical Transplant ICU

  • MedStar Health
  • Washington, DC
  • 45+ days ago
License/Cert/Reg: Valid license as a registered nurse in the State of Maryland or District of Columbia is required (jurisdiction is dependent on the entity of employment)....

Assistant Nursing Director Neonatal ICU

  • MedStar Health
  • Washington, DC
  • 45+ days ago
License/Cert/Reg: Valid license as a registered nurse in the State of Maryland or District of Columbia is required (jurisdiction is dependent on the entity of employment)....

Assistant Nursing Director Medical Surgical ICU

  • MedStar Health
  • Washington, DC
  • 45+ days ago
License/Cert/Reg: Valid license as a registered nurse in the State of Maryland or District of Columbia is required (jurisdiction is dependent on the entity of employment)....

Assistant Nursing Director Neurosurgical ICU

  • MedStar Health
  • Washington, DC
  • 45+ days ago
License/Cert/Reg: Valid license as a registered nurse in the State of Maryland or District of Columbia is required (jurisdiction is dependent on the entity of employment)....

Demographic Data for District of Columbia

Moving to District of Columbia? Find some basic demographic data about District of Columbia below.


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Salary for Director of Nursing Jobs in District of Columbia

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

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Director of Nursing positions


  • National Children's Center
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  • Medstar Research Institute
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  • The George Washington University Hospital
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Licensing / Certification

Highest Education Level

Director of Nursings in District of Columbia offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (19.8%)
  • Master's Degree (18.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (14.7%)
  • High School or GED (11.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.3%)
  • 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 in District of Columbia
  • 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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