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Director - Inpatient Nursing & Respiratory Care Job

Job Number: TMH16793

Job Title: Director Inpatient Nursing & Respiratory Care

Department: Nursing Administration - 1102200

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelor’s degree in nursing from accredited college or university; Master’s degree in Nursing or related field such as healthcare administration, or the equivalent. Thorough knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Rhode Island. Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in the nurse’s primary state of legal residency if that state is a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact.


Five years or more years progressively more responsible related experience, preferably gained in a similarly diverse and operationally complex healthcare environment. Experience should demonstrate a very high level of written and oral communication skills; ability to conceptualize, develop and effect quality nursing services; effective leadership/management skills and commitment to continuous quality improvement.

Reports to the Senior Vice President Patient Care Services / Chief Nursing Officer of The Miriam Hospital. Plans, directs and evaluates site-specific inpatient and respiratory care services. Directs the development, implementation, and continuous evaluation of organized and integrated programs for all inpatient nurses. Focuses on achieving successful programmatic development to support and maintain Magnet designation status.