JOB PURPOSE: The Director of Medical/Surgical Services is a registered professional nurse who directs and coordinates the overall activities of the Medical/Surgical Unit to provide an optimum level of care within the unit. He/She guides patient-centered care in accordance with TJC, OSHA, physician orders, nursing and departmental guidelines, and other regulatory agencies.
Completion of a program for Registered Nurses with an appropriate degree in Nursing and licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of West Virginia. Five (5) years of progressive nursing experience with two (2) years supervisory experience; BSN preferred.
Must achieve PALS and ACLS within 1 year of the hire date, and maintain active certification thereafter.
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing and to conduct self in a courteous and professional manner. Ability to guide and direct activities and staff to provide optimal patient care. Utilizes the nursing process as a framework for patient care while recognizing the dignity and worth of each patient. Collaborates with other health care members to maintain a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.
LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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