Director Nursing - #19528282

Catholic Health Initiative

Date: Feb 22, 2021
City: Hot Springs, AR
Contract type: Full time
Catholic Health Initiative


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


The Director of Nursing provides clinical leadership and management for Patient Care services within CHI St Vincent. The position also provides operational support for nursing at CHI St. Vincent facilitating nursing projects, nursing budgets and resource management. The Director is responsible for promoting the CHI St. Vincent core values and vision plus accountability for operational effectiveness, quality of care and service. In addition, the Director is responsible for contributing to employee, medical staff and community relations and ensures that the services provided are responsive to the community's health needs and integral to the achievement of CHI St. Vincent mission and goals. Responsibilities also include accountability for overall fiscal performance and results for all departments within the scope. Creates team based quality improvement plans, including definition of team goals, utilizing performance measures and appropriate analysis tools, changing and improving performance through feedback, coaching, mentoring and teaching.


Education: BSN with Master's Degree in one of the following: Business, Nursing, Healthcare Administration or other healthcare related Master's degree or RN with MSN if Bachelor's degree is not a BSN.

Licensure/Certification: A current unencumbered RN license to practice in the State of Arkansas is required. A national certification and professional membership are preferred.

Experience: Minimum of five years clinical experience in a healthcare setting and a minimum of two years in a management/supervisory capacity are required. Project management experience is highly desired.

Physical Requirements: The physical activities involve balancing, climbing, crawling, crouching, grasping, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, stooping, and use of fingers and repetitive movements. An individual in this position may be required to carry or lift weight of up to 50 lbs., push and/or pull 100-150 lbs. The sensory and communicative activities required for this position includes feeling, hearing, seeing, smelling, and speaking.

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