Director of Nursing
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and skillful nursing leader who wants to be part of an innovative pre-collegiate school model transforming public high school education as a solution to increasing the diversity of the nursing and health care workforce.
The Director of Nursing Programs is a key member of the school’s leadership team who leads and guides RINI in preparing students for careers in nursing as aligned with the mission and the vision of the school. Serving as the nursing programmatic team leader, the Director of Nursing Programs leads the academic team delivering the nursing and health care courses, college coursework, healthcare internships, and the workforce certificate/license classes that highlight the uniqueness of the RINI model. The Director of Nursing Programs also manages college and career readiness opportunities, programming, and curriculum to ensure each student has meaningful exposure to the nursing profession and is on a clear pathway to college.
The Director of Nursing Programs will provide leadership and vision in the ongoing planning, implementation, development, direction, review, and evaluation of the school’s workforce readiness and Career Technical Education (CTE) programming. This includes coordination of college courses, internship programs, and postsecondary advising within the RINI community to ensure the delivery of relevant, industry-driven student experiences that adhere to national education practice standards and stays abreast of and incorporates current research into nursing education practice. This includes directing the overall career program at RINI, including afterschool and summer nursing programs, and supporting the overarching mission of the school.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Valid RN license through RI DOH; Current B.C.I.; Bachelor degree in nursing required. Master degree preferred; Proof of all RIDOH required vaccinations, including the COVID-19 series; At least 3 years of relevant experience; At least 5 years clinical nursing experience; At least 3 years of supervisory/ management experience; Experience teaching or working with adolescents/young adults; and Skills in developing partnerships with outside organizations to enhance student opportunities.