Aspirus is currently seeking a DIRECTOR OF NURSING to lead our team of excellent nurses at Aspirus Keweenaw in Laurium, Michigan.
The Director of Nursing is a Registered Nurse that understands and supports the philosophy, policies, and procedures of Aspirus. The Director works collaboratively to produce, nurture, and sustain a professional practice and healthy work environment that affords and enhances patient care effectiveness and efficiency through leadership to multidisciplinary teams, effective physician relationships, and a shared vision and dedication to the future of Aspirus. The Director of Nursing leads and has accountability for the planning, developing, implementing, evaluating, and monitoring of the nursing practice, process improvement, budgets and allocation of resources, continuous quality improvement initiatives, and professional governance to achieve nursing and organizational goals and objectives.
Knowledge of patient care standards and practices acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
Master’s Degree in Nursing, Administration, or related field required.
Seven years’ experience as a staff nurse in an acute care facility, knowledge and expertise in area of application, and competency in critical thinking and prioritizing skills in previous employment situation necessary for patient care and management functions.
Previous experience in the supervision of personnel, evaluation of the quality and appropriateness of nursing care, budget preparation and resource utilization required.
With 400 employees, Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital serves people through a 25-bed hospital, physician clinics, and rehab fitness centers.This is one of four hospitals in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the Aspirus family; joining Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital, Aspirus Ironwood and Aspirus Iron River Hospital.Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital is grounded in a strong tradition of community and patient-focused care. We are a continually evolving health care system, and will be the service area's first choice for hospital-related services. We differentiate ourselves from other hospitals by continually building our service base and adding new services and technologies, consistent with local population needs.Although Aspirus Keweenaw has expanded its role over the years, we continue to uphold the tradition of caring established more than a century ago. The personal "small town" touch, along with the people of Aspirus Keweenaw who provide it, has endeared the facility to her patients and made the hospital the heart of the community