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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Nursing Director of Emergency and Trauma Services *Up to $25,000 Hiring Bonus* in Mission Viejo, California

Nursing Director

Location: Mission Viejo, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days

Under the direction of the Executive Nursing Director, provides multidisciplinary leadership and administrative authority for multiple patient care units and departments on a 24-hour basis. Assumes service line accountability and responsibility for the management and development of programs within the service line and for the operations and results in each designated patient care unit or department. In the absence of the Executive Nursing Director, the Director, Nursing Services will be designated to assume the authority and responsibility for directing the activities of the nursing departments. Provides leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession. Advocates for the protection and rights of individuals, families, communities, populations, healthcare providers, nursing and other professions, especially related to health and safety. Adheres to the ANA Nursing Administration, Scope and Standards of Practice.

Required qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing, or

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, and

  • Master's Degree in relevant field of management, policy, or administration.

  • 5 or more years Nursing experience, with 3 years in nursing leadership.

  • Current licensure as an RN in the state of California.

  • Certification in nursing administration, management or specialty area as approved by American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Magnet.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Second national certification in nursing administration, management, or specialty area, as approved by American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Magnet.

  • ACLS.

Our best-in-class benefits ( are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission ( of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

At Mission Hospital with locations in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, CA our core values of Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence and Integrity translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes before the bottom line. As a member of Providence Health System, we serve all of south Orange County.

Mission Hospital Mission Viejo is a Level II Trauma Center and is the area's designated regional trauma center. We have Centers of Excellence in heart, maternity, trauma, breast care, spine, vascular, stroke and brain injury.

Mission Hospital Laguna Beach provides local coastal communities with 24-hour emergency department services, medical/surgical services, behavioral health programs including inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency services and an outpatient eating disorder program.

Mission Surgery Center performs approximately 4,500 annual surgeries and provides a safe and convenient outpatient setting. It is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care.

We've received two Beacon Awards for clinical excellence and in 2012 we received Magnet Designation which recognizes hospitals for top patient care, quality nursing and innovations in nursing and healthcare. We offer a collegial work environment with competitive salaries and benefits.

Mission Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center

Category: Clinical Director/ Executive

Req ID: R359384