Nurse Director, Inpatient Services

Location: MA - Needham
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Job ID: 9399

Nurse Director, Inpatient Services
Full-Time, Permanent
Location: Needham, MA

Our client is a growing, award-winning community hospital that is a member of a larger healthcare system. They are looking for a talented Nurse Director of Inpatient Services to oversee 2 Med/Surg units, consisting of a total of 44 beds and 70 FTE's, as well as an Intensive Care Unit/ Critical Care, consisting of 7 beds and 25 FTE's. The Nurse Director is supported by 2 Resource Nurses as well as a Nurse Educator.

Job Summary: The nurse director provides 24-hour operational accountability for 2 Medical/Surgical Units, the ICU, and Respiratory. Collaborates with the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) to develop and oversee the implementation and evaluation of programs and processes to provide necessary patient care services using appropriate resources. Inherent in the role is active involvement and leadership in quality improvement activities to enhance patient care and improve service. Additionally, the Nurse Director participates in the development of and implementation of care and performance standards to ensure that identified patient care needs are met and/or exceeded. Optimal patient care and cost effective management is maintained through utilization of data and information from quality assessment and standards monitoring. Supports and contributes to ongoing changes within the organization. The Nurse Director is a role model for service excellence, nursing job satisfaction and empowerment.


  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or equivalent) required. Master's degree in Nursing preferred.
  • License Registered Nurse required.
  • 3+ years of managing a Critical Care Unit in acute care setting within nursing with a demonstrated ability to effectively build and lead a team. Experience managing a Med/Surg unit is a plus.
  • Advanced interpersonal and conflict resolution skills to deal with critical patient and personnel issues in a changing organizational climate. Analytical ability to solve clinical issues and conduct, or participate in, quality improvement, research and utilization activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage unit in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

All qualified and interested Nurse Leaders can contact John Baumann at 978-941-4208, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All communication will be held in strictest confidence

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