Director of Nursing

Meadville, Mississippi, United States | Full-time

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Franklin County Memorial Hospital is announcing an opening for a full-time Director of Nursing.  

Management experience required.

 

Basic Function: The Director of Nursing assumes authority, responsibility, and accountability for the delivery of nursing services in the facility. In collaboration with facility Administration, allocates department resources in an efficient and economic manner to enable each patient to attain or maintain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being. Collaborates with other departments, medical professionals, consultants, and organizations, including government agencies and advocacy groups, to develop, support and coordinate patient care, related administrative functions, and to represent the interests of the facility.

Education, Qualifications, and Credentials: Must possess a current Mississippi license as a Registered Nurse and have graduated from an accredited school of nursing. Two years of professional nursing experience in the acute care and long-term care setting is required, and a minimum of three years experience in nursing administration or a comparable management position. Must possess and demonstrate a high degree of leadership, organizational ability, and communication skills. Knowledge of acute care, emergency care, and long-term care management, policies, budgeting, personnel management, and census development is required. Current BLS, ACLS, PALS and TNCC certification is preferred.