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Director of Nursing

  • Compensation: $120,000 - $135,000
  • Required Qualifications: Valid CA Registered Nurse license
  • City/State: Los Angeles, CA

We are partnered with a federally qualified healthcare center with locations across Los Angeles, Riverside, & San Bernardino counties to help them find a Director of Nursing for their 8 ambulatory clinics.

Their mission is to minimize disparities in healthcare access and outcomes by providing superior-quality, patient-centered healthcare. They provide a variety of services in medically underserved areas such as: primary care, preventative care, minor emergency services, and some specialty services including dental care. As an organization, they take immediate and effective action to remedy all health-related challenges, whether it is a physical ailment or a mental diagnosis. You will play a key role in this mission by overseeing their nursing teams to ensure consistent, quality care.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the daily operations of the medical clinics and staff duties.
  • Ability to supervise and motivate clinic staff to perform their duties efficiently.
  • Exceptional organizational skills to ensure that quality services are provided.
  • Knowledge of procuring supplies, equipment, and staff needed at the clinic.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills for liaising with staff, patients, and healthcare providers, as well as the public.
  • Proficiency in managing budgets, billing, and negotiating with suppliers and vendors.
  • Exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as competence in working well with an interdisciplinary team.
  • Collaborate with other departments and professionals to streamline clinical operations.
  • Proactively communicates any policy or procedural changes with clinical staff. Addresses any questions from clinical staff and escalates as necessary.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local and professional requirements; advise management on needs or actions.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; review professional publications; establish personal networking; participate in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Know and fully understand the functions of electronic medical system.
  • Assures that clinical and ancillary staff practice within their individual scopes of practice.
  • Participates in or conducts regular meetings with staff to ensure full understanding and buy-in for all Policy & Procedures.
  • Improve the quality and efficiency of the level of care delivered to patients
  • Coordinate with providers, medical assistants and other healthcare professionals to identify their issues and needs.
  • Manage staff by assigning and delegating tasks as needed.
  • Design and implement business strategies to help the clinic meet organizational goals.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills for liaising with patients, healthcare providers, and specialists, as well as the public.
  • Act as a liaison between departments, medical staff, and executive team members.
  • Suggest potential ways to minimize facility costs.

Requirements:

  • Valid CA Registered Nurse license
  • 2+ years of experience in a supervisory role. Examples of potential titles could be: Nurse Manager, Charge Nurse, Lead Nurse, Nurse Supervisor, Director of Nursing, etc.

Salary per employer discretion and commiserate with experience.