Director Med Surg/Renal

Location: Augusta, Ga
Date Posted: 06-07-2018
Full-time | No weekends
Position Summary

We have a growth strategy in trauma and emergency services, having recently obtained Level II Designation. With that, we are looking for a new Registered Nurse (RN) Director of Med/Surg/Renal to direct and oversee the staff of our 28-bed, 4East Med/Surg/Renal Unit as well as oversee the 5-bed dialysis suite on the floor. The new Director will report directly to the CNO and be solely responsible for the operation of the Med/Surg/Renal
Unit while working closely with the Manager of Dialysis to oversee the suite.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • Working to ensure that patient care is provided according to policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services.
  • Responsible for staffing a sufficient number of qualified and competent persons to provide care and assures the qualifications and competence of those staff members meet the needs of patient care services.
  • Overseeing orientation, in-service training, and continuing education of all persons in their departments. 
  • Ensuring that patient care is provided according to policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services.
  • Responsible for interviewing and selection, retention, disciplinary actions and terminations of department employees in conjunction with the Vice President and Human Resources.  
  • Providing input to the CNO regarding space/equipment recommendations, budgetary needs, and other resources needed by the department.
  • Managing productivity and efficiency targets and overseeing employee time record.
  • Assuring compliance with regulatory and professional guidelines and reporting pertinent data in a timely manner
  • Organizing and coordinating staffing between units to maximize employee productivity
  • Facilitating coordination with other departments and medical staff offices to streamline patient throughput
  • Managing Departmental Fiscal Responsibilities

Qualifications and Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is required, Master's Degree is preferred

  • Current Licensure as RN in Georgia


  • 2 to 3 years Med/Surg experience and 3 -5 years management experience required
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