Skip to content
Galileo Search Published: May 28, 2024


Director of Nursing | RN | SNF | Rural Northern California

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Assistance

Tucked away in the embrace of towering evergreens and the soothing melody of rushing rivers lies a haven of serenity waiting to welcome you. This idyllic enclave offers more than just a place to call home—it's an invitation to immerse yourself in a lifestyle of pure bliss. Picture yourself exploring winding trails that lead to hidden waterfalls or casting a line into the tranquil waters teeming with fish. With its charming atmosphere and warm community spirit, this is more than just a destination; it's a sanctuary where you can thrive. Embrace the allure of small-town living and discover the magic that awaits in this picturesque retreat. Welcome to your slice of paradise.


Rural Northern California


• Reports to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
• Provide strategic leadership and direction for the two Skilled Nursing Facilities, ensuring the delivery of high-quality patient care
• Ensure effective management of the Skilled Nursing departments, the only departments reporting directly to the DON
• Develop, implement, and monitor nursing policies, procedures, and standards to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices
• Oversee nursing staff recruitment, training, and evaluation, fostering a culture of continuous professional development and excellence
• Collaborate with hospital administration and other department heads to align nursing services with overall facility goals and objectives
• Manage nursing budgets, resources, and staffing levels to optimize efficiency and effectiveness
•Ensure effective communication and collaboration among nursing staff, physicians, and other healthcare professionals
• Monitor patient care outcomes and implement quality improvement initiatives to enhance patient safety and satisfaction
• Address and resolve any issues or conflicts related to nursing services and patient care


• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) required; Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN) or Healthcare Administration preferred
• Minimum of 5 years of nursing leadership experience in a hospital or skilled nursing facility setting
• Strong knowledge of healthcare regulations, nursing standards, and best practices
• Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
•Proven ability to manage budgets, resources, and staff effectively
• Commitment to patient-centered care and continuous quality improvement
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of hospital staff

About Galileo Search:

Galileo Search, LLC partners with hospitals and healthcare organizations across the United States to identify, recruit, and retain the industry's most accomplished professionals and executives. Our clients include community and critical access hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, and Fortune 500 corporations. To learn more about Galileo Search, LLC, visit our website at

Are you ready for an exceptional career search experience? Take the first step.

Forward your resume for confidential review or call to discuss this or other available career opportunities. Submit your resume via email for immediate consideration or use our convenient online Galileo Candidate Registry.

Job ID:



"advancement, application, apply, career, careers, direct-hire, employment, executive search, field, full-time, HR, human resources, job, jobs, job boards, job offer, jobseekers, jobsites, leader, leadership, management, manager, occupation, permanent, position, promotion, recruitment, recruiter, relocation, staff, staffing, work,", "Arizona, AZ, California, CA, Colorado, CO, Idaho, ID, Montana, MT, Nevada, NV, New Mexico, NM, Oregon, OR, Utah, UT, Washington, WA, Wyoming, WY", "acute care, ambulatory, baby, behavioral, BSN, DON, director of nursing, cancer, cardiac, cardiopulmonary, cardiovascular, charge, chief, child, clinical, CLM, CNO, critical care, CTICU, emergency, endoscopy, excellence, executive, health, healthcare, heart, hospital, ICU, inpatient, labor and delivery, L&D, leadership, manager, maternal child, med-surg, medical surgical, MICU, mother, MSN, neurological, NICU, nursing, OB, OB / GYN, oncology, operating room, operations, OR, ortho, orthopedics, patient care, PACU, partum, pediatric, perioperative, PICU, point-of-care, post, practice, professional, registered nurse, RN, rehabilitation, strategic planning, surgical services, supervisor, surgery, telemetry, transplant, trauma, VP, vice president, women’s health, vascular"

Ready for Your Next Opportunity?

Call or confidentially submit your resume via email for immediate consideration or use our convenient and secure online Galileo Registry form.


Stay informed; as career opportunities and assignments arise from our clients, our first source of potential candidates are those in our expanding and confidential candidate registry. Your information will never be shared with any 3rd party without your express permission.