Director of Nursing
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH
The Director of Nursing role at Norris Cotton Cancer Center is an opportunity for an outstanding nurse leader to become part of a dynamic team within an elite NCI-designated Cancer Center. The dedicated mission of this team is to improve the patient journey and patient outcomes by working every day to create better treatment, processes and strategies. The Director will be responsible for the development, management, and outcomes for systems and programs which support nursing and patient care (both inpatient and ambulatory); nursing research, education, informatics, quality and patient safety, professional development, Magnet© and shared governance.
The successful candidate will be a motivated team player who enjoys working in a goal-oriented environment and can bring their strategic, task-oriented approach along with exceptional mentoring skills to this position. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in nursing with at least 5 years of nursing leadership experience and a current State of New Hampshire nursing license or eligibility for licensure. A Master’s or Doctoral degree in nursing is preferred. Candidates with oncology nursing background and OCN Certification will be given priority in this search.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock organization is a unique place for nurses. We are one of the few locations throughout the whole United States that can offer nurses some of the most diverse, sophisticated and rewarding nursing careers, but we can also claim an outstanding quality of life. Why are we so unique? We are a world-renowned academic medical center located in the middle of the White Mountains of New Hampshire. We recognize that “quality of life” means different things to different people, but we are pretty confident since we have beautiful, rural and suburban housing options, world-class primary, secondary and graduate schools, hundreds of lakes, thousands of miles of hiking trails and some of the best skiing in the country.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, a Level-1 academic center offers exciting, acute care opportunities for our nurses in a rigorous, research-focused environment. From our Center for Surgical Innovation to our 8,000 sqft Training and Simulation Center, we focus on the training and professional development of all our nurses. Our nurses are well educated and serve as central figures in the success and governance of our system.
Read more about Dartmouth-Hitchcock and why YOU should work here.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system, serving patients across New England. A national leader in patient-centered health care, D-H is on a path to create a sustainable health system for the region and as a model for the nation. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire's only Level-1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 45 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state's only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As an academic health system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
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Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.