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Director of Nursing

Company: Cameron Craig Group
Location: Lewes
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Director of Nursing
With long term care ... $Base 120K and bonus. Close to the beach. No sales tax. No tax on retirement income... Team is 150 employees 15 clinical, growing to 25. 1 location RN BA a plus but experience more important.

Duties and responsibilities of a Director of Nursing include:

  • Supervising all nursing staff
  • Overseeing department budgets
  • Reporting to higher management in the healthcare facilities
  • Maintaining high standards of care for all patients
  • Managing patients' data and medical records as confidential records
  • Communicating with doctors, patients and family members about patient health--
  • Recruiting, training and onboarding new nursing staff
  • Providing ongoing education classes--
  • Implementing new procedures and training Nurses on policies


    Director of nursing skills and qualifications
    Directors of Nursing need a variety of hard skills, soft skills and qualifications, such as:

    • Excellent multitasking and organization skills
    • Ability to lead and instruct others
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Verbal and written communication
    • Up-to-date knowledge of nursing practices, methods and tools
    • Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to manage a large budget


      Director of Nursing education and training requirements
      Directors of Nursing must be Registered Nurses. They should have at least an associate degree, though many employers prefer a bachelor's degree. They also need to pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nursing-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN), and maintain a current nursing license. Often, a Master of Science in Nursing or Healthcare Administration might be necessary. A Director of Nursing gains years of training throughout their career as a Registered Nurse.--
      Director of Nursing experience requirements
      Candidates for a Director of Nursing position should have full-time, consistent experience as a Registered Nurse for several years. A minimum of four years or more of consistent full-time nursing experience is useful for a Director of Nursing job.
      Some healthcare facilities, such as hospitals or nursing homes, require several years of supervisory experience before they consider a Director of Nursing candidate. A master's degree can serve as a substitute for some experience. Healthcare requirements also may vary from state to state for being a Director of Nursing.
      Current DON is leaving on good terms.--

Keywords: Cameron Craig Group, Wilmington , Director of Nursing, Executive , Lewes, Delaware

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