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Director Clinical Services - Nursing Administration

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Sedro-Woolley
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Director Clinical Services - Nursing Administration for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 179300



This position is responsible for providing leadership to develop, promote and implement a clinical services and nursing professional practice environment and ensure that exceptional medicine and compassionate care is delivered; continually improve service and operations to ensure that safe, reliable and high quality care and patient experiences are provided; ensure that clinical support services are coordinated; create an environment that supports caregivers and enhances growth, communication and job satisfaction.



1. Work closely with leadership throughout the organization to maximize operational efficiencies and meet capital and operating budget goals.  Participate in operational planning and implementation of organizational strategic plans.

2. Develop patient care programs.

3. Develop implementation plans for providing nursing care.

4. Implement an effective ongoing program to measure, assess and improve the quality and outcomes of nursing care delivered to patients.

5. Serves as a consultant for nursing to ensure practice and standards are current and that care is delivered across the continuum.

6. Provide nursing leadership on issues including patient safety, healthcare quality, emerging technology and innovation.  Maintain alignment with regional direction on these issues.

7. Manage operational units as assigned. Manage, supervise, coach, mentor, and evaluate staff in assigned operational departments.

8. Develop effective interdisciplinary relationships with medical staff.

9. Assume responsibility for hospital in absence of Administrator.

10. Budget development and accountability for all operational departments assigned.

11. Performs other duties as assigned.




  • Graduate of an accredited Nursing program, BSN is required.  Master’s degree in Nursing, Business or Healthcare is required.



  • A minimum of five years progressively responsible nursing leadership experience is required. 
  • Experience with collective bargaining units is preferred. 



  • Current Registered Nurse license in the state of practice.



  • Excellent communication skills are required, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills are required.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner is required.
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications are required.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability is required.



  • Work requires normal amounts of physical effort at least 66% of the time.            
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.      
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.  Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.  
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).           

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!


To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.


Location: Sedro-Woolley, United General Medical Center (250)
Job Category:  Leadership 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $64.24, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Registered Nurse - Washington


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

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