Head of Nursing plans and directs all nursing personnel. Develops and implements nursing policies, objectives, and initiatives. Being a Head of Nursing reviews nursing department operations to ensure compliance with established standards. Ensures that all patients receive the highest quality care. Additionally, Head of Nursing requires a master’s degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to top management. The Head of Nursing manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Head of Nursing typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience.
Head of Nursing Job Description Template
Our company is looking for a Head of Nursing to join our team.
- Providing and implementing an integrated approach to risk management at the organisation;
- Delivering objectives of the Nursing Strategy as well as evaluating and reporting relevant progress on a monthly basis;
- Assuring clinical teams performance against standards, supporting teams to improve where necessary, and developing systems of peer review and support;
- Identify trends and report the relevant findings to a quarterly Clinical Governance Committee.
- Family accommodation;
- Management experience;
- Minimum 2 years’ recent experience as a Head/Manager nurse at NICU;
- Full-time hours;
- BSc Degree in Nursing (preferably from a western institution);
- Head Veterinary Nurse;
- Medical coverage;
- Minimum 7 years’ recent experience as a nurse;
- Head of Nursing;
- Just 1 in 6 Saturday mornings – 8:30-13:00;
- No Sundays;
- Attractive tax free salary;
- 2 year contract with a possibility to extend;
- OOH’s are optional.