Director of Nursing--School Health (CR)
ResCare | Baltimore, MD 21286 (map it!Map it!) | 8/30/2014

  • Manages, directs and supervises nursing department activities and development.
  • Plans, develops and implements staffing procedure to ensure coverage requests.
  • Responds to client staffing placement requests in a timely manner, including requests received outside of normal business hours.
  • Defines and maintains the standards of company nursing practices within the framework of the nurse assignments.
  • Assesses the quality of care rendered by staff.
  • Supervises nursing department staff.
  • Addresses quality assurance issues with staff on a timely basis and preferably in person.
  • Adheres to company's progressive discipline policy.
  • Performs performance reviews for all direct reports within required timelines.
  • Substitutes for RN staff at contract sites as needed.
  • Reviews and responds to new bides, RFP's, contract requests.
  • Markets nursing services to the community.
  • Initiates the development of policies and procedures that govern nursing related services.
  • Conducts pre-employment screening and processing for the department including interviewing, reference and license verifications in coordination with human resources.
  • Evaluates the quality and cost effectiveness of staffing and services within the goals of the company.
  • Serves as spokesperson for nursing matters and represents the company in professional nursing and related organizations.
  • Participates in appropriate meetings and committees.
  • Supervises and maintains OSHA compliance and employee work related injuries and Workers Compensation claims.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state providing nursing services or current RN license from a compact state.
  • Five (5) years' experience as a Registered nurse.
  • Pediatric and/or school health nursing experience preferred.
  • Minimum of four (4) years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Minimum of four (4) years program management and/or development experience preferred.
  • Current CPR Certification.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capable of working responsibly with confidential information adhering to HIPPA and FERPA guidelines.
  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate good organizational skills.
  • Understands and is able to apply principles of administration, time management and productivity.
  • Demonstrates dynamic and creative problem solving approach to meet client and company needs.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team collaboratively.


Employment Type: Full-Time
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
Industry: Healthcare - Health Services
Education: Not Specified
Experience: Not Specified
Manages Others: Not Specified
Relocation: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Job ID: 52494398910-49550709632
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