Esperanza Health Center, a faith-based bilingual community health center in North Philadelphia, seeks a full-time Director of Nursing. The Director of Nursing is responsible for the delivery of nursing and clinical support services in the organization and throughout all the EHC facilities. Responsibilities include: development and implementation of an annual budget for the nursing department and clinical operations; maintenance of evidence based clinical policies and procedures; oversight of orientation and training of nursing department personnel and student externs; maintenance and implementation of OSHA and employee health procedures and coordination of OSHA staff trainings; supervision of phlebotomy and POC laboratory services; coordination of QA initiatives for the nursing department; participation as Safety Officer on the Emergency Management Team; and provision of effective and efficient nursing care to patients in a multicultural, inner-city setting.
Includes a benefit package with vacation, sick, and holiday paid time off, CME time, medical and dental insurance coverage, retirement plan and life and long-term disability insurance.
Education, Skills, and Experience
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), required. Master of Science in Nursing Administration, preferred
Bilingual, English and Spanish, strongly preferred
Previous supervisory experience, required
Experience with medically underserved patient populations, required
Proven interpersonal, networking and mentoring skills
Strong clinical nursing skills
Strong administrative skills
Ability to integrate faith in work-related tasks and leadership role, motivating and mentoring staff with focus on the love of Christ
Demonstrated ability to handle many details and multiple priorities
Able to remain calm under pressure and meet deadlines
Internal Number: RN-01
About Esperanza Health Center
“Compelled by the love of God in Christ Jesus, in cooperation with the Church and others, Esperanza Health Center is a multi-cultural ministry providing holistic healthcare to the Latino and underserved communities of Philadelphia.”
At Esperanza Health Center, we seek to provide high-quality, affordable health care in Jesus’ name, and we are committed to the promotion of our community’s health and well-being. We do this by:
Providing holistic care for our patients—care that looks at the needs of the whole person, including physical, social, emotional and spiritual well-being.
Ensuring that care is available and affordable to all, without regard for economic or social status or ability to pay.
As a Patient-Centered Medical Home, developing partnerships with each of our patients to pursue total health.
Working together with the Church and local organizations to bring healing and wholeness to our North Philadelphia community.