Director of Nursing

  • Job Tracking ID: 512527-599047
  • Job Location: Hammonton, NJ
  • Job Level: Management
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:


Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. is seeking a Director of Nursing for a very successful and very busy Federally Qualified Health Center in Southern New Jersey. We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic leader with the ability to teach, motivate and inspire our primary care nursing staff. The ideal candidate is someone who will embrace our mission to remove barriers to health care and to provide high quality care to underserved, uninsured and underprivileged populations.
Summary: The Director of Nursing is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of nursing care and services provided to patients in seven community health centers. The Director ensures that quality care is provided in accordance with organizational and regulatory standards and in a culturally sensitive manner.

Position Responsibilities/Duties:

* Develops and maintains written objectives, philosophy, organizational plan and evaluation plan for nursing services; assists in the development of patient care policies
* Ensures nursing department is compliant with federal, state and local regulations
* Serves as a clinical leader in various projects and forums
* Participates in strategic planning
* Supervises RN, LPN and CMA; develops and monitors performance plans; monitors and evaluates nursing activities and takes corrective action where needed
* Helps facilitate integration of nursing services with other patient care services in the facility, and ensures nursing staff patterns are implemented
* Assists in the recruitment, development and orientation of nursing staff
* Identifies educational and clinical needs of the nursing staff and schedules in-services to address them
* Organizes and facilitates regular meetings of nursing department
* Ensures care of patients through health promotion, maintenance, restoration and prevention of infection, accident and injury; Monitors quality and appropriateness of patient care
* Provides nursing care services as needed, including but not limited to administering medications; assesses patient’s response to treatment and nursing care
* In conjunction with the Director of Clinical Compliance, leads immunization and lab diagnostic tracking
* Promotes the role of the patient and practice within a Patient Centered Medical Home
* Serves as an agent for change by constantly seeking opportunities to shape the environment in support of SJFMC’s mission, and facilitates change by providing direction and support.
* Other duties as assigned

Experience and Skills:

Position Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree (Nursing, Public Health, Healthcare Administration or related field)
* MBA, MPH or MSN strongly preferred
* New Jersey RN license
* 3-5 years relevant experience in health care management (multisite experience preferred)
* Experience in an ambulatory care setting is highly desired
* Strong clinical and managerial skills
* Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects
* Ability to understand and apply complex regulations
* Strong computer skills
* Must have a passion for public service and a commitment to diversity
* Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation for local travel

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. provides a rewarding and challenging work environment, state-of-the-art facilities, and a very competitive benefits package which includes: a healthy work/life balance, generous paid time off, floating /paid holidays, competitive wages, Tuition Assistance Program, 403(b) Retirement Plan with company contribution, Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Life Insurance.

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.