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Director of Nursing

Job Description
Southwest Healthcare Services is seeking a strong, organized Director of Nursing, who demonstrates a passion for leadership and a commitment to the philosophy of patient-centered care to manage operations of our Long Term Care.

Qualified candidates will receive a $7,500 sign-on bonus, relocation assistance, competitive wage and benefit package, as well as opportunities for up to $15,000 in student loan repayment assistance.

Southwest Healthcare Services, located in Bowman, ND, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare to southwest North Dakota and northwest South Dakota. A clean, progressive community, Bowman offers a friendly, family-oriented, small town atmosphere with wonderful opportunities for outdoor recreation and hunting. Southwest Healthcare Services fosters an environment that promotes professional growth and leadership development.


· Recruit, hire, train, coach, and evaluate nursing department personnel

· Coordinate and direct activities of the nursing department

· Develop nursing standards, policies and procedures to be in accordance with regulatory requirements and evidenced-based practices

· With the collaboration of front-line staff, set objectives and goals for the nursing department

· Perform administrative duties such as, preparing reports, implementing a budget, scheduling, etc. as well as the ability to carry out the essential job duties of a staff nurse.

· Other duties as assigned


· Ability to effectively lead and develop personnel by creating a supportive work environment.

· Knowledge of regulatory requirements and best practices in healthcare.

· Strong verbal and written communication skills.

· Aptitude for problem-solving.

· Graduate of an accredited nursing school with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

· Registered Nurse licensed to practice in the state of North Dakota

· Knowledge in Long Term Care regulations

Interested candidates may apply online at:

Further inquiries may contact:

Allison Engelhart, HR Dept. 701-523-4120