Director of Nursing
901 Olive Dr. Bakersfield, CA 93308
We are hiring for a DON in Bakersfield, CA.
The Director of Nursing is the Nursing Executive responsible for providing leadership support for the Department of Nursing. The Director of Nursing has the authority and responsibility to address the following functions: development of medical patient care programs, policies and procedures that describe how patient nursing care needs are assessed, evaluated and met; development and implementation of the hospital’ s plan for provision of nursing care in conjunction with hospital mission, participation with hospital’ s governing body, senior management team, medical staff and clinical leaders in decision making processes to include providing sufficient and qualified nursing staff to care for patients, and participates in development, presentation and management of nursing services portion of hospital budget, collaboration for design and provision of patient care services; implementation of an effective performance improvement to measure, assess, and improve the quality of nursing care delivered to patients and administrative responsibility to plan, organize, and direct development and implementation of the Hospital wide Performance Improvement Program.
- Current licensure in California as a Registered Nurse.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing or related field, preferably or in progress and possession of knowledge and skills associated with a Master of Science in Nursing or related field, or other post-graduate degree or evidence of plan to obtain qualification and strategies that focus on current theoretical approach to the delivery and application of nursing care, and current leadership, management and performance improvement concepts in the development and implementation of opportunities for improvement of nursing care to patients.
- Experience of five (5) or more years as a Registered Nurse exhibiting professional growth in increasingly more responsible management positions.Formal and/or informal training showing skills in labor relations, financial management, interpersonal relationships, and effective written and verbal communications skills.
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