Director of Nursing Jobs in Iowa

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 (DON)- Interim

  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • 1 day ago
Director Of Nursing (DON)- Interim We are hiring a qualified Registered Nurse (RN) for a Director of Nursing (DON) opportunity in Cedar Rapids, IA....

Nursing Director, Medical Surgical Services

  • University of Iowa
  • Iowa City, IA
  • 1 day ago
Please contact ... with any questions Additional Information Classification Title: Director, Nursing Services Appointment Type: Professional and Scientific Schedule: Full-time Compensation Pay Level...

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) - RN or LPN

  • Accura HealthCare
  • Dunlap, IA
  • 9 hours ago
Accura HealthCare of Manning, a 46-bed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) located in Manning, IA, is seeking a dual leadership role of Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) and MDS Coordinator to join our...

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) - RN or LPN

  • Accura HealthCare
  • Atlantic, IA
  • 9 hours ago
Accura HealthCare of Manning, a 46-bed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) located in Manning, IA, is seeking a dual leadership role of Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) and MDS Coordinator to join our...

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) - RN or LPN

  • Accura HealthCare
  • Wall Lake, IA
  • 9 hours ago
Accura HealthCare of Manning, a 46-bed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) located in Manning, IA, is seeking a dual leadership role of Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) and MDS Coordinator to join our...

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) - RN or LPN

  • Accura HealthCare
  • Coon Rapids, IA
  • 9 hours ago
Accura HealthCare of Manning, a 46-bed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) located in Manning, IA, is seeking a dual leadership role of Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) and MDS Coordinator to join our...

Assistant Director of Nursing - RN

  • Glenwood Place
  • Marshalltown, IA
  • 1 hour ago
Be responsible for overseeing all medication reminders and administration Carry your own personal professional liability insurance Why You Are Qualified: RN Registered Nurse in good standing CPR certification...

Director of Nursing (DON)

  • Accura HealthCare of Shenandoah
  • Malvern, IA
  • 3 days ago
Accura HealthCare of Shenandoah, located in Shenandoah, IA, is a person-centered 45-bed skilled nursing facility....

Director Of Nursing

  • Westwood Specialty Care - Sioux City
  • Sioux City, IA
  • 2 days ago
Care Initiatives serves roughly 2800 Iowans through skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, and hospice locations....
Services - Registered Nurse - RN - DON - DNS - Director of Nurses - Clinical Services Director - Skilled Nursing - SNF - Long Term Care LTC LONG TERM CARE - INTERIM Interim Director of Nursing opportunity...

Director Of Nursing- Don - Interim

  • Rock Rapids, IA
  • 1 day ago
DIRECTOR OF NURSING- DON - INTERIM CareerStaff Unlimited is looking to hire a Director of Nursing for an opportunity in Rock Rapids, IA....

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) - RN or LPN

  • Accura HealthCare
  • Odebolt, IA
  • 1 day ago
Accura HealthCare of Manning, a 46-bed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) located in Manning, IA, is seeking a dual leadership role of Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) and MDS Coordinator to join our...

Assistant Director of Nursing

  • Care Initiatives
  • Waterloo, IA
  • 9 hours ago
Care Initiatives serves roughly 2800 Iowans through skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, and hospice locations....

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) - RN or LPN

  • Accura HealthCare
  • Manilla, IA
  • 9 hours ago
Accura HealthCare of Manning, a 46-bed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) located in Manning, IA, is seeking a dual leadership role of Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) and MDS Coordinator to join our...

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) - RN or LPN

  • Accura HealthCare
  • Manning, IA
  • 9 hours ago
Accura HealthCare of Manning, a 46-bed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) located in Manning, IA, is seeking a dual leadership role of Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) and MDS Coordinator to join our...

Demographic Data for Iowa

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Director of Nursing Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Director of Nursing Jobs in Iowa

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

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Licensing / Certification

Highest Education Level

Director of Nursings in Iowa 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 Iowa
  • 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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