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Providence Director of Nursing - Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Director of Nursing ( Nursing Administration, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Under the direction of the Chief Operating/Nursing Officer (COO/CNO), the Director leads and supports the culture and vision for nursing practice and interprets that practice to the urban system of interdisciplinary nurses patient care providers. Specific areas of business and operational accountability may include, but are not limited to: Intensive Care, Medical, Oncology, General Surgical, Advanced Care, Respiratory Care, Nursing Admin Supervisors, Renal Care Group Liaison, Emergency Dept, and Family Maternity Center.

In this position you will:

  • Assume 24-7 accountability for the quality and safety of care delivery, operational patient care leadership and management, physician relations, regulatory readiness, magnet preparation activities, operational business management, and professional development

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of management, patient care, nursing excellence standards and business principles and applies those principles achieving targets set for work performance and quality/safety/satisfaction outcome standards

  • Be accountable for participating in the development and the implementation of a performance assessment and improvement plan for the department(s) with input from managers, staff and integral interdisciplinary team members

  • Work closely with leaders to align leadership styles and approaches to support high levels of caregiver and patient engagement

  • Act as second in command for day to day leadership of Providence Holy Family Hospital when the COO/CNO is not readily available

  • Reflect a professional, participative and facilitative style and role model this style and coach managers to include staff into the decision-making processes

  • Oversee the implementation of key initiatives into the department(s) strategy and tactics promoting interdisciplinary and collegial relationship

  • Provide oversight and coaching to Managers facilitating preparation and delivery of crucial or difficult conversations necessary to provide competent care


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related field

  • Master's Degree in Nursing, Health Care or Leadership field

  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington

  • 5 years of experience in specific clinical setting in a managerial or leadership capacity

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Managerial experience in nursing

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Holy Family Hospital is a progressive, full service hospital in Spokane, Washington, offering a full range of medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and outpatient services. The hospital primarily serves north Spokane County—the fastest growing area in our region. We are currently licensed for more than 270 beds. As a not-for-profit Catholic hospital, every dollar we earn goes back to the community we serve. Providence Holy Family Hospital received several Five Star safety and excellence awards last year, including Patient Safety, Pulmonary, Respiratory and Critical Care.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 275037