The Nurse Director is a registered nurse who has 24-hour accountability and responsibility for the operation of departments and or services. These responsibilities include providing excellence and quality in patient care delivery in accordance with the plans of the Department of Nursing, the mission of Copley Hospital, fiscal responsibility, management and leadership of staff, collaboration with medical staff, as well as maintaining working relationships with other hospital managers, and positive interaction with families, visitors, and vendors. The Nurse Director is accountable for continuous personal growth and development as well as encouraging and providing opportunities for staff to gain expertise. The Nurse Director possesses excellent interpersonal skills, problem identification and resolution abilities. The Nurse Director is responsible for meeting the standards set forth by CMS, other regulatory agencies and the Standards of Nursing Care and Practice. They will serve as an ambassador for the Copley Hospital while on and off duty. Compliance with all applicable State and Federal laws, regulations, and policies governing the provision of health care.
Effectively Manage Human Resources:
Effectively Manage Department Operations:
Ensure safe, effective efficient quality patient care:
Support Education and Staff Development through participation and support of nursing research, education, informatics, quality and patient safety, and professional development:
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing(BSN or BS).
MS / MSN
Minimum three years management experience in relevant clinical area. 3 years clinical nursing experience in specialty area.
EHR Implementation and interaction is beneficial.
Clinical- Knowledge and practice experience in telemetry, acute care, progressive care
License and Certification Requirements:
TNCC, BLS. ACLS and PALS within six months of employment.
Current Vermont Registered Nurse licensure in good standing with no restrictions or stipulations.