Director of Acute Care Services • The Gypsy Nurse

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Director of Acute Care Services

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Director of Acute Care Services
We are searching for a motivated leader for the Director of Acute Care Services position. This individual will join a reputable health organization in beautiful Missoula, MT.
Job Summary:
The Acute Care Services Clinical Director works under the direction and supervision of the Chief Nursing Officer. ;The Acute Care Director functions as an integral member of the patient care team, responsible for the clinical direction of staff members, quality outcomes, and financial health of the reporting units. ;The Acute Care Director has the 24/7 responsibility for the effective implementation of the philosophy, policies and procedures, goals of the hospitals and the department and their effect on patient care. ;This individual serves as the expert, role model and resource to the clinical team and care integrator for patients. ;The shifts will vary to meet the needs of both nightshift and dayshift staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Nursing or eligible license in the state of Montana required.
  • Master’s degrees in Nursing, Business, or Leadership/Management preferred.
  • ACLS, ONS certification, Healthcare Provider BLS within 3 months of hire. ;

Preferred / Desired: Master’s degrees in nursing, Business or Leadership/Management preferred. ;Experience as a unit level director preferred. ;


1. ;5 years or more experience as an Acute Care Clinical Leader required. ;

2. ;2 years or more experience for bedside RN ;

3. ;Experience with a team with a variety of skill levels including new graduate RN’s.

4. ;Demonstrated success with tabulating, collaborative work with physicians, project management, and process improvement projects.


1. ;Master’s degrees in nursing, Business or Leadership/Management preferred.

2. ;Experience as a unit level director preferred. ;

Pay Package Details Salary Direct (Full-time)
Salary: $120K-$135K

A variety of pay is an estimate, please contact our team ;to put together your personalized pay package, as a variety of ;factors can influence your total pay. *

We offer a competitive benefits package tailored to each employee’s needs and position. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO).
  • Dental Insurance.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Vision Insurance.
  • Life Insurance.


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