The Nursing Director is the vital link between the mission and vision of SMHC and the delivery of safe patient and family-centered care. The Director is responsible for planning, developing and implementing systems and procedures that will a) ensure a high standard of patient care; b) support and maintain competent and effective personnel; c) promote cost effectiveness; d) maintain a 24-hour nursing care system that best meets the needs of patients and families, and e) exhibit excellent, effective communication skills.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Current license as a Registered Nurse by the Maine State Board of Nursing required.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing desired. Master's Degree in Nursing or related field preferred.
Minimum of five (5) years experience in nursing, with at last three (3) years in a supervisory or management capacity.
Ability to work and communicate effectively with nursing staff, physicians and other staff members.