Director of Nursing

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Are you looking for a unique opportunity with a mission-based, faith-based senior care organization that values respect and compassion? Then join the Sisters of Notre Dame family!

At Sisters of Notre Dame, we recognize it takes compassionate, dedicated leadership to continue our mission. The team members we hire are trustworthy, dependable, and committed to enriching the lives of our SND community. We offer our employees a rewarding environment, as well as opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Here are a few additional perks you can receive by joining our team:

  • Family oriented and teamwork environment
  • A supportive management team
  • Competitive pay
  • Paid time off (PTO) and Paid holidays
  • 401 (K) retirement plan
  • Company paid short-term, long-term, life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Voluntary insurance benefits (i.e., pet, life, accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, legal)

If you want to join a team that appreciates you and your hard work, look no further than Sisters of Notre Dame!

What does the Director of Nursing do?

  • The Director of Nursing is responsible for the overall efficient, effective planning and operations of healthcare services in accordance with current federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Implement processes and operations ensuring quality of life for Sisters, completion of assessments, administration of medication, development/implementation of treatment plans.
  • The Director of Nursing will adopt and enforce rules and regulations concerning health care/safety, acts as an advocate for the Sisters.
  • Manage staff schedule, ensuring all shifts are filled and schedule is communicated in advance and changes communicated timely.
  • Leads educational initiatives for staff and Sisters (i.e., monthly in-service training for healthcare staff, health education 4-6 times annually for Sisters, etc.).
  • Accompany Sisters to healthcare appointments; is present at hospital/medical facility for major surgeries or other significant procedures.
  • The Director of Nursing will develop, implement, and maintain consistent application of personnel policies of SND USA.
  • Prepare annual budget with financial accountability, monitors, and manages expenses.
  • Collaborate with Facilities and Food Services related to Sisters’ healthcare needs.
  • Coordinate with Human Resources related to employees (i.e., hiring/onboarding new staff; performance; performance review process, job description development, etc.).
  • The Director of Nursing will maintain on-going communication with Provincial Leadership, meeting regularly with Provincial Councilor.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed healthcare records for Sisters.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in health care administration or related field required.
  • 10+ years nursing experience; 5+ years as Director of Nursing experience in a long-term care environment.
  • Registered Nurse with a current and valid Ohio nursing license.
  • Strong knowledge of laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to long-term care facilities.
  • Outstanding leadership skills; ability to mentor staff in a motivating and positive manner.
  • Demonstrates personal qualities of compassion, patience, and stress management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with people of all backgrounds and situations (i.e., Sisters, healthcare staff, SND leadership, medical professionals, etc.).
  • Strong computer skills (i.e., MS Office).
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • A valid driver’s license is required, and the Director must be willing and able to drive Sisters to appointments, etc.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Home Health


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to Relocate:

  • Whitehouse, OH: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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