Nurse Director of Acute Care Services

A prestigious and state of the art hospital in beautiful and coastal Northern California is now actively looking for Nurse Director of Acute Care Services. This is a stable and fantastic career opportunity because the hospital has served as the healthcare leader in the community for over a century and it aims to be transformational, both in its ministry and operations adhering to and exceeding national performance benchmarks.

By working together, the Nurse Director of Acute Care Services will join a healthcare system that has become one of the strongest and most respected networks of not-for-profit community hospitals in the country. Its culture and operating model are focused solely on how we can create a superior patient care experience supported by operational and service excellence.

The Nurse Director of Acute Care Services will be responsible for assisting the Chief Nursing Officer CNO in providing overall leadership and direction for the units or areas of responsibility and for creating an environment that fosters a multidisciplinary team and collaborative approach to care that achieves operational and clinical “Best Practice." 

The Nurse Director of Acute Care Services will participate alongside the Chief Nursing Executive CNE in overseeing all aspects of the care delivery system and works organizationally to improve service, and in staff development including development and maintenance of competencies, participation in the orientation process and involvement in the educational process.  The Nurse Director of Acute Care Departments will assist in establishing capital and operational budgets.

The Nurse Director of Acute Care Services will collaborate with the Clinical Nurse Managers performing probationary and annual evaluations, as well as with physician leaders to develop methods for improving the quality of care overall.  The ideal candidate for Nurse Director of Acute Care Services will have at least 5 years of recent experience in Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit ICU and Telemetry with clinical knowledge and leadership qualities with experience as a Director or tenured Manager.

The hospital has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Greater Bay Area of Northern California and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at this medical center than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.  Join the prestigious team now!