Director of Nursing

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Professional & Business Support
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Healthcare Administration
TEL/Med Surg (TMS)
Community Howard Regional Hlth

3500 South LaFountain Street
Kokomo, IN 46902
United States

Day Job
8:00am - 5:00pm, M-F
Job Location

The Director of Nursing position is located at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo, IN.

Job Duties

The Director of Nursing supports the clinical and business direction of the assigned areas with an emphasis on strategic planning and business development, clinical outcomes, quality management and excellence in customer service. The position provides the leadership and direction to develop, recommend and implement programs, policies, procedures and standards. Areas of responsibility include: ICU, PCU, Cardiac Monitoring, Respiratory, and Pulmonary Rehab. The Director reports to the VP Hospital Administrator, Chief Nurse Executive.


Minimum of five (5) years of nursing experience with a minimum of three (3) years of progressive management / leadership experience.


Bachelor degree required. Master degree required. Either the Bachelor’s or Master’s must be in nursing. Master’s is required within five (5) years of assuming the role. Certification required in a relevant specialty or Nursing Administration within three (3) years of assuming the role.


Must be currently licensed as a registered nurse by the Health Professions Bureau in Indiana.


  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with all members of the multi-disciplinary team, and to build effective working relationships with physicians.
  • In-depth knowledge of state and national regulatory agency guidelines.
  • Knowledge and experience in finance, operations management, strategic planning and community relations.
  • Must be a visionary with the ability to think in a positive and creative manner.
  • Proven ability to lead performance improvement initiatives.
  • Interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills, with the ability to lead groups and programs.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.


Director of Nursing, DON, RN

Additional Information

Community Health Network embraces a servant leadership philosophy by putting the needs of patients, employees, and the community above our own. We strongly believe to provide exceptional healthcare services we need exceptional leaders. A Community leader humbly puts the needs of others first and provides focus and direction to those they have the privilege of leading. They demonstrate compassion in all interactions and are deeply invested in the growth and development of others. 

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