Director of Nursing

  • Connections Health Solutions
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Mar 21, 2019

Job Description

Job ID: 2019-2074
# of Openings: 1
Category: Management
Type: Full-Time
Shift: Regular - M - F - 8a - 5p

Connections Health Solutions is hiring a Director of Nursing who will plan, coordinate, and manage the daily operations of all professional nursing staff that engage in direct patient care in the Tucson region. Evaluates standards of quality and service, training and compliance, and labor management.

  • Ensures all registered nurses (RN) and licensed practical nurses (LPN) in assigned Connections Health Solutions facilities adhere to policies, procedures, and practice in accordance with the Arizona defined scopes of nursing practice for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses
  • Directs and assumes accountability for adherence to nursing staffing models and utilization of contract labor
  • Develops quality and performance improvement programs specific to the discipline of nursing
  • Serves as a professional mentor for nurses by providing discipline specific education, training and development
  • Collaborates with senior leaders to establish strategic patient care delivery and support integration planning to support growth and strategic vision for clinical care delivery for the health system
  • Assists nursing staff in building and maintaining high quality, service-oriented clinical and operational team through recruitment, training, planning and development of personnel
  • Develops nursing division goals and quantifiable objectives with input from staff
  • Facilitates monthly meetings with the staff to address equipment, scheduling, goals, performance metrics and improvement activities as well as staff concerns
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, local, and other relevant regulatory and accrediting bodies including JCAHO and CARF.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • At least 5 years of behavioral health nursing experience
  • At least 5 years of nursing leadership experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in multi-hospital environment with matrix reporting structures
  • Master's Degree in Nursing