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Director of Nursing, Wahiawa, HI

Wahiawa General Hospital


Wahiawa, HI

May 14, 2019

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As a member of Administration, plans, organizes, coordinates, directs, and controls all Long Term Care functions and activities in accordance with overall hospital philosophy and guidelines. Establishes goals, objectives, standards of performance and develops and maintains operating polices and procedures.

Interprets hospital polices and guidelines to staff, patient, medical staff and public. Is knowledgeable of and follows the Hospital’s Corporate Compliance practices and policies and holds staff accountable.


  1. BSN from an accredited school of nursing, or equivalent experience.
  2. Current Hawaii RN license.
  3. Three (3) years supervisory experience.
  4. Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices and techniques.
  5. Knowledge of licensure and certification requirements for State of Hawaii Department of Health, OHCA,and CMS.
  6. Previous experience with budget preparation and maintenance.
  7. Possess the ability to make independent decisions, problem solve, and analyze quantitative information.
  8. Posses the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, patients, families, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  9. Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc. that are necessary for providing quality patient care and maintaining a sound operation.
  10. Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

Enhanced Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in relevant field, or equivalent experience.
  2. Nursing home administrator license.
  3. Experience in acute care nursing.
  4. Knowledge of hospital information systems.
  5. Previous experience managing multiple departments.


May also occasionally use patient care equipment when assisting staff (i.e. stethoscope, blood pressure apparatus, and wheel chair)

RESPONSIBLE TO: Administrator


  1. Ability to move throughout the facility during workday and travel outside the hospital to attend meetings.
  2. May be required to perform moderate lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling of equipment supplies, and patients.
  3. Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language sufficiently well to perform the duties of the position.
  4. Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to meet the requirements of the job.


  1. Work is primarily sedentary. Moves periodically throughout the facility during the workday. May travel outside to meetings.
  2. Works in accessible artificially well lit areas of comfortable temperature.
  3. Atmosphere is usually quiet. May be intermittently moderate.
  4. Full workday with few breaks. Frequently works beyond normal work hours.
  5. Interacts with other departments/personnel and outside parties.

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