Director of Nursing Services
The Inpatient Nursing Services Director at Northwest Medical Center Houghton oversees operations in order to maintain standards of patient care; advises leadership, patient care staff and administrators in matters related to nursing service.
Directs the establishment and implementation of policies and develops organizational structure and standards of performance. Interprets policies and objectives of nursing service to staff and community groups. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Required - Bachelors degree (BSN) in nursing
Preferred - Master's degree
Required - Five (5) years relevant professional experience with three (3) years experience in leadership.
Required - Current Arizona license as a Registered Nurse; and American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) BLS.
Skills: Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Work effectively with administrators, physicians, peers and all members of the health care team. Computer competency including Word, Excel, and be able to extract data Previous supervisory experience required.
Opening in early 2022, Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a 52-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants. Whether caring for patients at the bedside or supporting the hospital in a non-clinical role, we're excited to build a team who can really make an impact on our community. NMC Houghton 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.