• Director - Nursing

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    The Director of Nursing assumes authority, responsibility, and accountability for the delivery of nursing services. In collaboration with nursing and hospital administration, allocates department resources in an efficient and economic manner. Collaborates with other departments, medical professionals, consultants, and organizations, including government agencies to develop, support and coordinate the safest and highest quality of care for patients.

    Minimum Experience

    • Five (5) years of management experience required
    • Hospital management, clinical and/or research experience preferred

    Minimum Education

    • Master's degree in Nursing is required or Bachelor's in Nursing in lieu of a Master's degree outside of Nursing
    • Professional certification in nursing leadership or related field required within 2 years of hire date

    Required Credentials

    • LICENSURE, REGISTRATION AND/OR CERTIFICATION NECESSARY: (LC: RN-TN, RN-MISS, RN-ARK or RN-KY) Must possess a current Tennessee State Board of Nursing license if primary residence is Tennessee or a Nurse Licensure non-Compact state OR Must possess a current State Board of Nursing license in the state of primary residence if the state is a Nurse Licensure Compact state required.

    Other Credentials

    • Certification in a nursing leadership or related field required two years from date of hire.

    EEO Statement

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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