Area Manager (Idaho and Wyoming)

  • Pocatello, ID
  • Full-time

Company Description

Do you have a passion for health care, nursing education, program management, continuous improvement, and travel? If so, please continue reading...

Nightingale College is a great place to work....for some people!

Nightingale College is a single-purpose, private institution of higher learning, currently based in Ogden, Utah, dedicated to advancing the quality of and access to professional nursing education. 

The above position could be based in Ogden, Utah, Pocatello, ID, Twin Falls, ID, or in Evanston, Wyoming - selected candidate must be willing to travel to each of these locations as business exigencies require.

The College is contributing to improving health care by preparing learners for confident, competent, and compassionate practice by combining innovative delivery model, current technology, and latest educational principles. The institution is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The College's Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), while the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program is a candidate for accreditation with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Its current CEO, Mikhail Shneyder, is a registered nurse, dedicated to making a positive impact on health in the U.S. and across global communities.

Nightingale College’s staff and faculty are dedicated to preparing future nurses who will elevate the quality of life in the communities they serve. Staff and faculty are committed to connecting with each learner on a personal level to facilitate learning.

Job Description

 Overview

The Area Manager, DDC, acts as the ADN/BSN Program Manager for a group of DDCs, provides leadership for the program faculty, staff, and students; manages financial, personnel, and physical resources; and is accountable for the integrity of the academic program and clinical experiences for the assigned DDCs. Moreover, the DDC Coordinator ensures that the DDC portion of the ADN program meets all regulatory and accreditation requirements; that the curriculum is current and prepares students for practice in current environment, and implements the AND/BSN Program’s Systematic Plan of Evaluation (SPE). The DDC Coordinator cooperates with other College personnel to meet program and College objectives.

Reporting and Work Relationships

DDC Coordinator reports to the Director, Nursing Education Services. DDC Local Faculty and the DDC Local Lead Faculty report to the Area Manager, DDC. Additionally, the Area Manager, DDC collaborates with all other departments of the College to support the AND/BSN Program. The Area Manager, DDC participates in College-wide departmental activities and meetings as needed.

Essential Functions

The Area Manager, DDC is responsible for the following:

-Collaborates with DDC Local Lead Faculty and with the Clinical and Community Partnerships Coordinator to develop clinical schedules and to effectively communicate with clinical agencies.

-Leads the development, maintenance, and revisions to the SPE with input from faculty, students, and other communities of interest.- Coordinates, develops, organizes, and supervises the day-to-day operations of the DDC within the ADN/BSN Program, based on established policies of the College.

-Coordinates faculty assignments.

-Serves as the coordinator of the assigned DDCs within the ADN/BSN Program, responsible for purchasing, budgeting, hiring and evaluating program faculty and staff.

-Serves on several campus-wide committees, including Planning and Budgeting and Institutional Effectiveness.

-May be required to serve on College-wide committees, such as Strategic Planning and Curriculum Development.

-Prepares annual reports, self-study reports, and coordinates site visits for programmatic accreditation with input from faculty, students, and other communities of interest.

-Contributes to institutional accreditation activities.

-Responsible for faculty recruitment, orientation, and retention.- Coordinates the College Faculty Development and Peer Review programs.- Coordinates the Student Advising Program.

-Coordinates Student Ambassadors or equivalent Programs.

-Contributes to leading faculty meetings and bi-annual advisory board meetings. Responsible for comprehensive DDC records keeping.- Engages in local, state, and national nursing education and practice organizations.

-Collaborates with other Managers within the College.- Maintains expertise in nursing education and awareness of current trends in nursing practice and healthcare.

-Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Job Specifications

-Graduate degree with a major in Nursing.

-Utah or multi-state RN license, with no restrictions.

-Documented knowledge and skills for scheduling and supervision of clinical activities with relevant clinical expertise (minimum 5 years’ experience).

-Ability, willingness, and availability to perform needed responsibilities throughout the three academic semesters each calendar year.

-Curriculum, instruction and program development experience.

-Teaching experience in post-secondary professional nursing program with relevant clinical experience.

Additional Information

The culture of Nightingale College is unique...on purpose. What we are accomplishing is noble, challenging, and uncharted; i.e., developing and delivering innovative and accessible nursing education throughout the United States...and beyond.

We are seeking like minded and like hearted individuals to join us. For immediate consideration,  we invite you to please:

-forward your resume

-list your compensation history and compensation requirements

-review, in earnest, our website, www.nightingale.edu; examine our vision, mission, values, guiding principles, information, and so on;

-submit a list of a 3-4 “passion skills” which serve to provide you with motivation, satisfaction, and fulfillment;

-briefly discuss (bullet points are appropriate) how/why your 3-4 “passion skills” relate to our values, mission, etc. and how they might contribute to your being successful in the role of  Area Manager, DDC

-briefly explain why you might see a fit between the role of  Area Manager, DDC, Nightingale College; and your interests; and,

-list any questions regarding Nightingale College, its mission, its values, role requirements/ expectations for the Area Manager, DDC role, etc.

Thank you for your interest in Nightingale College! 

Nightingale College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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