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Director of Nursing

Job Description

  • Working under the supervision of the CMO, the Director of Nursing will oversee the provision of and monitoring of nursing services. The DON must be knowledgeable in and conform to Local, State, and Federal rules and regulations.

  • The DON will supervise the RN Supervisor for the assigned site, LVNs, Medical Assistants, Care Coordinators, and other staff as assigned.

  • Participate in Quality Improvement efforts and oversee QI projects.

  • Provide in-service training to staff in the areas of nursing policy/procedures, first aid, CPR, care management, and population management.

  • Responsible for performance evaluations. Performs technical skill assessments annually or more frequently as needed.

  • Create and oversee staff schedules.

  • Monitors the organization’s adherence to OSHA and other nursing policies and procedures.


  • Supervises RN’s in the triage for patients who have urgent or critical problems and works with Care Teams to appropriately dispatch patients to the correct site of care to be treated for.


  • Assists with Panel Management and Care Coordination for each Care Team.


  • Follows Risk Management policies and procedures and participates in Risk Management activities.


  • Responsible for interviewing and selecting candidates for various positions.


  • Responsible for the orientation and training of new employees.


  • Responsible for review/revision and development of Nursing Policies and Procedures.


  • Serve as a point of contact for external agencies, programs, and services. 




Job Requirements

  • Valid RN License (California)

  • Knowledgeable in and adherence to professional codes of ethics pertinent to the delivery of nursing services.

  • Experience in an ambulatory care setting.

  • Experience in the supervision of nursing staff.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Must be familiar with computer medical records systems.

  • Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screening.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nurse, Management
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Managed Care
Required Travel None
Job ID 06A*
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Director of Nursing

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