Galileo Search

Published: August 24, 2019


Director of Acute Care Nursing | New England

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Assistance

Galileo Search is conducting a search for a Director of Acute Care Nursing for one of our preferred Client hospitals in New England. Our Client is deeply rooted in the community and focused on delivering high-quality healthcare to every patient that comes through their doors.

Combine a fulfilling career with a living experience that includes enhanced quality of life in a town with a strong sense of community, and you have a recipe for success. This vibrant area receives high marks for housing and overall livability; you will find this to be the perfect location for your next career opportunity!


New England


The Acute Care Nursing Director reports to the Chief Nursing Officer and is a key member of the leadership team with primary responsibility for ensuring the provision of exceptional medical-surgical nursing care in a safe and trustful environment resulting in optimal patient/family outcomes.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

• 200+ bed, Level II trauma facility
• Provides oversight for the overall growth and development of the department, incorporating the objectives, policies, and procedures of the nursing department and hospital services
• Responsible for effective leadership, assuring clinical excellence, supporting professional development, promoting teamwork, collaboration, and accountability, and managing the business of the unit
• Ensures regulatory compliance with TJC, CMS, and state regulatory bodies
• 6 direct reports, 300 FTEs


• Master of Science in Nursing or equivalent higher degree and national specialty nursing certification is required
• Active RN required
• Experiencing using CERNER preferred
• 5 years of progressive leadership experience required across patient care areas
• 5 years of Clinical background in Critical Care, Med Surg or Telemetry


Acute Care Hospital

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