Job Description

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Director of Nursing Extended Care Facility

** Sign on Bonus Available**

Join the ICARE leadership team at Sidney Health Center for an opportunity to lead and grow professionally in a family-like atmosphere. Our organization offers competitive wages and a benefit package that supports a great work-life balance. Sidney Health Center is proud to be among a select few organizations who have been named as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital and named as Five Star Hospital and Nursing Home.

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About Us

Sidney Health Center is a not-for-profit community based medical center that has been serving people in the MonDak region for more than 100 years. Our passion for caring is shared by doctors, nurses and over 500 employees and volunteers. This commitment to caring is our allegiance to the community as we strive to provide "Exceptional Care for Life" while offering many services that are rarely found in like-size communities. From state-of-the-art imaging services to cancer care to a locally-owned air ambulance service, Sidney Health Center combines the modern medical amenities with a small-town agriculture-based community.

The Position: Director of Nursing Extended Care Facility

Employment status: Full Time

Hours per two-week pay period: 80 hours

Essential Job Functions:

  • Embraces the philosophy of "Resident Centered Care" and respects the rights of the residents. Actively monitors the delivery of care ensuring all rights, policies and procedures and regulations are followed including random competency checks on all nursing staff as outlined/scheduled.
  • Assure that the Nursing Department is operating within the expectations of all federal, state, and local regulations and completes and/or oversees the required reporting protocol and investigation for all incidents along with Executive Director.
  • Actively monitors all nursing equipment and inventory to assure availability and working order equipment appropriate for population base. Utilizes facility resources appropriately, minimizing waste and performs duties with concern for the financial impact of the department and organization. Monitors monthly financial statements to ensure compliance to approved budget.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least five years clinical experience in Nursing Home Setting
  • Possess knowledge of nursing process, assessment, theory, and practice, as well as familiarity with procedures and policies of the organization
  • Previous nursing home management or leadership skills preferred.
  • LPN (RN licensure required within 12 months of hire)


  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in nursing with at least five years clinical experience;

Certifications and Licenses

  • Unencumbered Montana State Registered License or member of a compact state
  • Ability to obtain RN licensure within 12 months of hire

Position Summary:

Sidney Health Center is seeking a Director of Nurses to join our I CARE team in the Extended Care setting. Essential duties of the position include day to day operations of the nursing department. If you enjoy serving others through purposeful work, Sidney Health Center is the place for you. The Extended Care Nursing team is critical to Extended Care Nursing Department. As a major employer in Richland County, Sidney Health Center offers competitive wages and a benefit package that support a great work-life balance.

Sidney Health Center (SHC) is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. All persons of either sex, of all races, nationalities and religions, disabled or nondisabled, veteran or non, of all ages, as authorized by law, are encouraged to apply for any position at SHC for which they consider themselves qualified according to the position announcement.

Application Instructions

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