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Providence Health & Services Director of Nursing - Administration/Women's and Children's Service Line in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Director Nursing (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in the Nursing Administration at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA and Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA.

The Director Nursing will provide direct nursing service administration on multiple units ensuring comprehensive nursing services and quality patient care. This position will be overseeing the Women's and Children's Service Line/Administration. Areas of focus include: Special Care Nursery, Pediatrics, L&D, Post Partum, Family Birth Center.

In this position you will:

  • Assure employee understanding and commitment to organization Mission, vision, and Core Values

  • Develop and maintains departmental customer satisfaction program in accordance with organizational guidelines which exceed guests, family, patient and physician expectations

  • Develop and maintains departmental quality management program in accordance with organizational guidelines which exceed community standards, including compliance with all laws, regulations and requirements of appropriate licensing and accrediting bodies

  • Develop a departmental strategic Plan complying with organizational guidelines which identifies objectives for increasing market share and volumes

  • Manage human resources to achieve the highest levels of performance by retaining and attracting the most competent employees

  • Comply with PSPH and unit specific infection control, risk management and OSHA guidelines and procedures

  • Assure compliance with PSPH confidentiality policies. Maintains confidentiality of patient and/or business related information

  • Promote sensitivity with cultural and religious beliefs


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Washington State Licensure as a Registered Nurse

  • Five (5) Acute care (within the last seven years)

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Nurse Management or Director Level Experience

  • Masters in Nursing

About the hospitals you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health (DOH) and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 324201