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Estimated Pay $31 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Jackson, Tennessee

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Join our Community as a Director of Nursing (RN)!!!

 As an Director of Nursing (RN) at American Health Communities under the direction of the Director of Nursing you will lead the clinical team dedicated to providing excellent patient care.  If you enjoy using your leadership skills to enhance the lives of patients and employees, we want you on our team. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits and advancement opportunities. We believe in caring for the people that care for our patients and have many reward and recognition programs to highlight the awesome and important work that is done each and every day. 

Here are a few of our benefits:

  • Annual performance wage increases
  • 401k retirement plan with a company match
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • $50,000 basic life insurance – paid by the company
  • Paid time off
  • Discounted employee meals
  • OnShift Wallet – access your pay faster!
  • Leaders Credit Union
  • Holiday pay
  • Telehealth through 98point6 – free to all employees
  • Continuing Education opportunities
  • Nursing scholarships to obtain LPN and/or RN degree
  • Career Advancement Opportunities

AHC–American Health Communities is a network of 29 skilled nursing and rehab facilities. We treat patients recovering from illness, injury or surgery and provide daily care for long-term residents. Our parent company, American Health Partners, based in Tennessee, is a multifaceted company with operations in seven states.

Director of Nursing (RN) Responsibilities:

The Director of Nursing (DON) RN will manage the nursing department and administer the nursing programs in compliance with state and federal regulations as well as company policy and procedures.  The primary duties are as follows:

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate and direct the Nursing Services Department, as well as related programs and activities including, but not limited to - Infection Control practices, Utilization review and Triple check, Upkeep of all QA logs, PAE and PASSR log, physician’s orders, physician visits, recertifications, etc.
  • Arrange for and oversee the admission, transfer and discharge of residents
  • Determine the staffing needs of the Nursing Services Department, assist with the recruitment and hiring of staff
  • Participate in various committees of the facility; such as care plans, infection control, pharmaceutical, budget, quality assessment and assurance, compliance committee, QAPI, etc., and those assigned by the Administrator
  • Prepare or assist in the preparation and implementation of the Nursing Services Department budget and submit recommendations
  • Perform emergency procedures such as Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; Registered Nursing (RN) Degree required
  • Registered Nursing (RN) License
  • CPR certification
  • Preferred Three (3) years’ experience in supervision of others in a hospital, long term care facility, or other health care institution
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience implementing total patient care and care planning
  • Minimum of six (6) months experience in a management position in a nursing department
  • Position may require unscheduled overtime, weekend, and after-hours work
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours
  • Job will require frequent lifting of objects up to 50 pounds
  • Supervises support staff including scheduling and assigning work, reviewing performance, recommending salary increases, promotions or discharges


Our Organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. The Organization will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made.



  • Bachelors or better in Nursing

Licenses & Certifications

  • Registered Nurse