Nurse Director Stepdown

An exciting opportunity as a Nurse Director Stepdown is readily available in the greater Tennessee area. 

For over a century, this acute care hospital is committed to delivering high quality care to patients throughout the community. Offering a full spectrum of services, this healthcare organization is known for their Heart and Vascular, Cancer Center, Surgery, Stroke Center, Rehabilitation and Imaging department. This fully accredited, award winning non-profit hospital employees over 3,000 individuals and is known for their high employee retention rate, and positive patient satisfaction scores. 

Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer, the Nurse Director Stepdown will be accountable for overseeing the pulmonary stepdown unit over the 30-bed unit with over 45 FTE’s, composed of nurse managers, coordinators, registered nurses , technicians, and other ancillary staff. Responsibilities of the Nurse Director Stepdown will include overseeing department operational workflow, scheduling, managing department budget, preparing all survey and accreditation material, implementing quality improvement initiatives, and assisting with educational programming for new-hire and current department staff. 

Ideally, the Nurse Director Stepdown will have previous clinical leadership experience and hold or be willing to obtain a compact or Tennessee Registered Nurse license. The Nurse Director Stepdown will be a motivational leader, excited to lead, educate, and support a dedicated team. Additionally, the Nurse Director will enjoy spearheading projects, cross collaborating with multidisciplinary teams, and growing a department.

Tucked away in upstate Tennessee between Nashville and Knoxville, this suburb is known for their delicious culinary creations, hidden murals, music, and fashion This town is home to over 33,000 residents, offering an exceptional public school system, upscale yet affordable housing options, and stable, mild weather conditions. The hospital is easily accessible, allowing the nurse to live in town or commute from one of the surrounding suburbs. With a great work life balance, the nurse will enjoy hiking at Bee Rock Overlook, camping along the Big South Fork National River, touring the Depot Museum that displays artifacts from the Tennessee Central Railway, eating at the local restaurants with live performances, and shopping at The Market on Square. 

Reside in a town that cherishes their historic roots, join a health system committed to providing high-quality healthcare access throughout the community, and work alongside a team of specialists and highly dedicated individuals who continuously strive to innovate while delivering exceptional patient care. Work at a hospital that is recognized for their high employee retention rate and their exceptional patient satisfaction as their Nurse Director Stepdown today. This hospital is eager to welcome a Nurse Director Stepdown to their team, and prepared to offer a highly competitive salary, full suite of benefits, relocation assistance, and a sign-on bonus. The hospital is actively interviewing, so don’t wait, learn more and apply today!