Job Description

This is a full time Administrative Director of Nursing at Northwest Medical Center.

The Administrative Director of Nursing will have oversight of MedSurg, Observation, Telemetry, Float Pool, and Inpatient Wound Care departments as well as working on other administrative type initiatives and projects.

Oversees all activities of a nursing home in accordance with established policies and federal and state guidelines. Responsible for strategic planning and profitability and is accountable for all operations and programs. Administers, directs and coordinates the business. 

As an organization leader, this position shares accountability for facilitating organizational and department goals using effective leadership knowledge, skills and abilities that ensure achievement of expected results for patient/customer service, employee engagement, financial health, business growth and quality and safety outcomes. The Director, Clinical Nursing Services is responsible for directing nursing services.


Required: Masters degree ( i.e. MSN, MHA or MBA).


Required: Five (5) years of relevant professional experience, including three (3) years in leadership.


Required: Current Arizona RN license or compact state license and American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross(ARC) BLS;
Nationally recognized certification in area of expertise or leadership within the first 12 months of employment.


Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.



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