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Director - Nursing Practice, West Central Region

Arnett Hospital
Date Posted
25 June, 2024
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
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Requisition Number
370962
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Director - Nursing Practice, West Central Region

Job Description

Overview

The Director of Nursing Practice provides administrative decision making, leadership, and strategic planning including the efficient and productive use of personnel, material, and financial resources. This role establishes policy and direction for department and is accountable for department results. The director develops, standardizes, and coordinates programs to advance nursing practice, quality, and research. This role oversees policy and procedure development and maintenance. Other opportunities include:

  • This role will be based at Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, IN with occasional travel to Frankfort and White Memorial Hospitals. 

QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
  • Masters of Nursing or related field is required.
  • Requires an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of Indiana or an active Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) RN license.
  • Requires that the RN has graduated from a nationally accredited nursing program.
  • Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA.
  • Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Requires completion Clinical Specialty Professional Certification within 1 year upon meeting eligibility requirements.
  • Requires 7-10 years of relevant experience.


KEY RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to: Associate Chief Nursing Officer – Nursing Practice
Direct Reports: 12 direct reports, including nursing professional development generalists and specialists.
Other Key Relationships: Clinical Nurse Specialists, System Nursing Professional Development Directors, Director of Operations, Inpatient Leaders, Critical Access Hospital Leaders, and other disciplines within the hospitals. Externally, this role will work with academic institutions. 


Indiana University Health is unlike any other healthcare system and we're looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People motivated to do their best every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves. As one of Indiana's largest employers, our vision is to lead the transformation of healthcare through quality, innovation and education, and make Indiana one of the nation's healthiest states.

IU Health is among the top ten largest single-state nonprofit health systems in the United States. Through its 16 hospitals (a mix of urban, suburban, and rural facilities), IU Health offers a full range of specialty and primary care services for children and adults. Statewide, IU Health has more than 2,600 staffed beds, $6.23 billion in net total operating revenue, and strategic service lines including cancer, cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics and transplant, that have received national recognition for quality patient care over the decades. IU Health has over 34,000 team members.

 

Apply teamwork. Apply experience. Apply skill. Apply yourself. And together we can change everything.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 15 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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