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System One Services Joule Healthcare- The Director of Nursing Services in John Day, Oregon

Joule Healthcare- The Director of Nursing ServicesJohn Day, OR




Job ID:89695

Date Posted:04/15/2021

Joule Healthcare is recruiting for a Director of Nursing Services who wants to take the next step in their career at small, charming hospital in Oregon. A nature lovers dream location!

The Director of Nursing Services will (DNS) will oversee the functions of the Nursing Unit of a Critical Access Hospital. The DNS leads the frontline nursing staff and delivers excellent patient care and experience. The DNS is responsible for creating an environment of patient-centered care through evidence-based standards and quality patient care. The DNS manages and oversees the nursing units for Med-Surg, Operating Room, Labor and Delivery, Emergency Department/ER, Trauma, Drug Room/Pharmacy, Clinical Education, Discharge Planning/Social Services, and ancillary services such as Cardiopulmonary/Respiratory services. The DNS is responsible for the oversight of the quality of patient care, creation of policies and procedures, and is involved with collaboration of the patient’s care team during discharge. The DNS works closely with the Nursing team for continued education, skills and compliance monitoring. The DNS works with other BMHD departments such as Rehabilitation Services, Radiology and the Laboratory team to ensure appropriate patient care and services are being performed as best as possible.


Required: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, clinical nursing experience in the acute care setting.

Preferred: Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) or related education such as business administration, healthcare administration or healthcare education (MBA, MHA, MHE).

Licenses and Certifications:


Active and unencumbered RN license in Oregon.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by American Heart Association (AHA). MUST obtain within 60 days of hire.



The community and region:

The Strawberry Mountain Range and John Day River Valley offers a variety of outdoor activities, from abundant hiking/mountain biking/horse riding trails, to high and lower lakes and ponds. Our area is known to be a “go to” place not just for recreation, but also for big game hunting and fishing!

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