Director of Nursing Jobs in Tennessee

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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Assistant Director Of Nursing Adon Registered Nurse

  • Life Care Center Of Blount County
  • Knoxville, TN
  • 1 day ago
Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) (Registered Nurse/RN) Knoxville, TN Maryville, TN Life Care Center of Blount County Knoxville, TN Full-Time Apply on company site Job Details favorite_border Position...

Dean of Healthcare/Director of Nursing

  • Cleveland State Community College
  • Cleveland, TN
  • 1 hour ago
*Applicant must be eligible for or licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Tennessee with professional liability insurance....

Director of Nursing (DON)

  • Signature Healthcare
  • Ridgely, TN
  • 3 days ago
Nurse in good standing.3-5+ years of current or most recent experience working in a skilled nursing, long term care setting with proven job stability and positive clinical outcomes.Positive Census...

Restorative Aide

  • Prestige Healthcare
  • Camden, TN
  • 3 days ago
Reports observations and other pertinent nursing rehabilitation/restorative care information to nursing supervisor....

Director of Nursing

  • Life Care Centers of America
  • Elizabethton, TN
  • 3 days ago
Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment....
JOB SUMMARY: The Assistant Director of Nursing is to provide nursing services under the direction of the Director of Nursing in accordance with established policies and procedures of the facility, and...

Director of Nursing West Unit

  • Universal Health Services
  • Memphis, TN
  • 3 days ago
Licensure/Certification: Licensure and registration by the Tennessee Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse, American Nursing Association Psychiatric Mental Health Certificate preferred....

RN Director of Nursing

  • Magnolia Rehab and Longterm Care
  • Columbia, TN
  • 3 days ago
Now hiring: DON Director of Nursing...
to providing excellent nursing care to our patients, the qualified Registered Nurse (RN) for this position should possess patient-focused skilled nursing experience in a leadership role, superior communication...

Director of Nursing - RN

  • Enlivant
  • Knoxville, TN
  • 4 days ago
Position Summary: As the Director of Nursing, you will be responsible for overseeing care to Enlivant residents through a consistent care delivery model....

Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) (Registered Nurse/RN) Knoxville, TN Maryville, TN

  • Life Care Center of Blount County
  • Knoxville, TN
  • 4 days ago
Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment....

Nursing Director

  • Sevita
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • 4 days ago
Director of Nursing Bring your passion and Nursing leadership to our growing, mission-driven organization....

Director of Nursing

  • Prestige Healthcare
  • Bolivar, TN
  • 5 days ago
Director of Nursing Did you know? Caring deeply for others is a valuable gift, one that you should treasure....

Director of Nursing- RN

  • DS Community Services
  • Jackson, TN
  • 5 days ago
QUALIFICATIONS Associate of Science Degree in Nursing from an accredited university. Current nursing licensure in the State of Tennessee or compact state....

Director Of Nursing - Emergency Department

  • Turkey Creek Metro Knoxville Med
  • Knoxville, TN
  • 5 days ago
Director of Nursing- Emergency Department, FT Turkey Creek Metro Knoxville Med. Knoxville, TN Full-Time Apply on company site Job Details favorite_border Plans and directs all nursing personnel....

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Salary for Director of Nursing Jobs in Tennessee

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 Tennessee 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 Tennessee
  • 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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