Director of Nursing


HCC Executive Search
January 26, 2024
Urbana, Illinois
Job Type
$75,000 - $80,000


**Job Summary:**
We are seeking an experienced and compassionate Director of Nursing to lead our nursing team in providing exceptional care to residents in our nursing home facility. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic leader with a strong clinical background, capable of overseeing the nursing department, ensuring regulatory compliance, and fostering a culture of excellence in patient care. The Director of Nursing will play a pivotal role in enhancing the overall quality of healthcare services and maintaining high standards of resident satisfaction.

1. **Clinical Leadership:**
- Provide clinical oversight and leadership to nursing staff, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, person-centered care.
- Collaborate with healthcare professionals to develop and implement effective care plans based on residents' individual needs.

2. **Staff Management:**
- Recruit, train, and supervise nursing personnel, including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nursing assistants.
- Foster a positive and collaborative work environment, promoting professional growth and development.

3. **Regulatory Compliance:**
- Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations governing nursing home facilities.
- Stay informed about industry standards and best practices, implementing necessary changes to maintain compliance.

4. **Quality Assurance:**
- Develop and implement quality assurance programs to assess and enhance the overall quality of nursing care.
- Conduct regular audits and evaluations to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions.

5. **Patient and Family Engagement:**
- Establish effective communication channels with residents and their families, addressing concerns and ensuring a positive experience.
- Collaborate with other departments to enhance the overall well-being and satisfaction of residents.

6. **Education and Training:**
- Provide ongoing education and training to nursing staff to ensure competency and adherence to best practices.
- Stay abreast of advancements in healthcare and implement relevant training programs.

7. **Budget Management:**
- Collaborate with the administrative team to develop and manage the nursing department budget.
- Monitor expenses, identify cost-saving opportunities, and optimize resource allocation.

- Registered Nurse (RN) with a valid state license.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Nursing or a related field preferred
- Proven experience in a leadership role within a nursing home or long-term care setting.
- Strong clinical knowledge and expertise in geriatric nursing.
- Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to make informed decisions in a fast-paced and challenging healthcare environment.

If you are a dedicated nursing professional with a commitment to delivering outstanding patient care and have the leadership skills necessary to guide a nursing team, we invite you to apply for the position of Director of Nursing in our nursing home facility.


Benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision

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