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Director of Nursing, Medical Observation/PCU, McLeod Seacoast

Little River, SC



Near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina


Essential Job Responsibilities/Expectations

  • Maintains professional image/exhibits excellent customer accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
  • Shall demonstrate leadership and commitment with respect to the quality management system by:
    • promoting the use of the process approach and risk-based thinking.
    • engaging, directing and supporting persons to contribute to the effectiveness of the quality management system requirements.
    • promoting improvement.
  • Demonstrates workplace integrity and ethical behavior as outlined in the Code of Conduct.
  • Recruits/Interviews/Selects staff for area. Conducts timely evaluations. Ensures completion of mandatory requirements
  • Facilitates decision making, conflict resolution on and among nursing units/other departments.
  • Communicates activities, emergency situations, patient/ staff/physician needs of an unusual nature to the CNO.
  • Ensures privacy/confidentiality of patient, employee, and hospital information.
  • Demonstrates appropriate handling and storage of medications. Investigates narcotic discrepancies.
  • Participates in nursing/hospital committees as indicated/requested.
  • Assures accurate, legible documentation that is dated and timed.
  • Develops & monitors annual budget to include Capital, workforce and operational needs. Continuously seeks cost-effective methods to reduce expenditures without disrupting departmental operations or compromising care.
  • Promptly places work order(s) for environmental/equipment repair or maintenance needs.
  • Demonstrates ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful conditions.
  • Complies with, enforces policies/procedures. Initiates Performance Expectation Process as indicated.
  • Handles outside communications with patient’s families, vendor services and others as hospital’s representative.
  • Establishes relationships with primary admitting medical staff to optimize patient care and staff relationships.
  • Responds to incidences of inappropriate staff/physician behavior by investigating & reporting through COC.
  • Provides a healthy work environment in which staff can seek Director for Feedback and/or to voice concerns. Conducts Huddle/staff meeting at least once per month, Rounds on each employee at least once per quarter.
  • Takes ownership of customer needs. Utilizes GET-IT (Greet, Explain, Task, Instruct, Thank) when communicating with patients, physicians and staff. Utilizes the GIFT (Give sincere apology, identify with complaint, Fix and follow-up, thank them for bringing to our attention) method when responding to customer concerns.


  • Minimum five years clinical practice in an acute care facility with at least one year in a charge nurse or preceptor role.
  • Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education
  • Graduate of an approved associate degree Nursing Program Must possess a valid SC license- RN.
  • BLS

Full time


Little River, SC, United States


Full time

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