o Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required and/or a Masters Degree in Nursing.
o Masters Degree Preferred
o Masters Degree Required as of 1/1/2021. The degree does not have to be in Nursing depending on whether the Bachelors Degree is a BSN. One of the two degrees (Bachelors or Masters) MUST BE IN NURSING.
Five (5) to six (6) years experience including clinical practice experience and two (2) to three (3) years of demonstrated leadership/supervisory/management experience required.
o Current Connecticut State RN Nursing licensure required
o All eligible, nurse leaders must have one of the following nursing leadership certifications by December 31, 2018 and then be maintained.
o ANCC Basic (NE) Nurse Executive, or
o AONE (CNML) Certified Nurse Manager Leader
Demonstrated ability to direct a large, diverse work force in a twenty-four hour per day operational environment. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities. Excellent communication skills. Knowledge of and proficient in the operation and use of computer-based information systems, to facilitate all aspects of care delivery. Knowledgeable in budgeting and financing of operational units (salaried and non-salaried). Knowledgeable of Quality Improvement processes, and capable of implementing concepts. Demonstrated ability to implement and support change required.
Twenty-four hour a day accountability for all operational aspects. Exposure to biohazards blood and body fluids. Prolonged standing, walking, and lifting required.