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Director of Nursing in Jacksonville, FL at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

• Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week
• 401(k) with company match
• Paid time off and holiday pay
• Complex work adding value to the organization's mission alongside a great team of coworkers
• Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities

Director of Nursing duties and responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of a Director of Nursing include:

  • Supervising all nursing staff
  • Overseeing department budgets
  • Reporting to higher management in the healthcare facilities
  • Maintaining high standards of care for all patients
  • Managing patients' data and medical records as confidential records
  • Communicating with doctors, patients and family members about patient health
  • Recruiting, training and onboarding new nursing staff
  • Providing ongoing education classes
  • Implementing new procedures and training Nurses on policies

A Director of Nursing ensures that healthcare facilities are safe and meet the needs of patients and their families. They make sure there is adequate staff for the facility and that the staff is well trained to meet the safety and health of patients. They oversee budgeting, staffing, training and ongoing education. Directors of Nursing supervise their staff for performance, giving feedback on an ongoing basis. They enforce local, state and federal laws in a healthcare facility.

Director of nursing skills and qualifications

Directors of Nursing need a variety of hard skills, soft skills and qualifications, such as:

  • Excellent multitasking and organization skills
  • Ability to lead and instruct others
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Up-to-date knowledge of nursing practices, methods and tools
  • Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage a large budget