The Alternate Director of Nursing is a nurse administrators who work our healthcare facilities who's responsibilities include staff supervision and over site of patient care as well as administrative functions such as record keeping and budgeting. The Alternate Director of Nursing must have an associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing, along with a current state nursing license. A master's degrees in nursing or healthcare administration is a plus
Supervising and reviewing nursing staff
Overseeing the department budgets
Reporting to high-level staff members
Maintaining high standards of care
Managing patients' data and medical records
Interacting with doctors, patients and family members
Develop short and long-term goals for the entire nursing department.
Establish new policies and update existing policies to improve the standard of care for patients.
Plan and oversee admission, nursing, and patient care processes.
Maintain department budgets and record all expenses.
Respond to any nursing-related issues in a timely manner.
Coordinate with medical staff and other departments to ensure hospital efficiency.
Oversee all record-keeping processes and ensure all necessary documents are accurate and up-to-date.
Hire and train new nursing staff members.
Evaluate staff performance and prepare accurate reports detailing your findings.
Bachelors degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or a relevant field.
A minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role.
In-depth knowledge of legal policies and regulations in the healthcare industry.
Certified nursing and CPR qualifications.
Aptitude for problem-solving.
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.