The Nurse Director has the responsibility of managing his/her assigned department and has accountability for those actions twenty-four/seven. He/she provides a supportive environment for personnel, patients, and their families. The Nurse Director provides leadership and guidance to the staff in performing their job responsibilities. The Nurse Director is responsible for the finances of their department as it relates to the budgeting process, monitoring FTEs, supply expenses and capital equipment.
Registered Nurse AD/Diploma – BSN/MSN preferred
Current licensure in the State of Illinois as a Registered Nurse
Current CPR certification
Current ACLS certification or within 3 month of hire date
Minimum of 5 years of Emergency Services nursing experience, management experience preferred
Computer literate. Computer literacy content focuses on computer basics and the use of generic software applications such as word processing, presentation software, and the use of electronic communication such as email.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to use critical thinking skills
Strong leadership skills relative to motivation and decision making
Ability to problem solve effectively