Life Care Center of Tucson

Director of Nursing

Tucson, AZ


Director of Nursing
Life Care Center of Tucson

Position type: Full-time

Position Summary
The Director of Nursing leads the overall patient care operations for this very busy 5-Star facility which provides long-term care and post-acute rehabilitation services to 100+ patients. The Director ensures the highest degree of quality patient care in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

  • Must have a minimum of an ASN degree from accredited college or university
  • Must be currently licensed/registered in Arizona and maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment.
  • A minimum of 2 years recent experience as a Director of Nursing is in a skill nursing facility is required. 

Essential Functions

  • Nursing leadership: proven ability to plan and execute strategies that maintain high levels of quality, ensure financial stability and motivate and retain a quality workforce.
  • Demonstrated history of staff management ranging from proper selection to development, evaluation and supervision.  
  • Utilize nursing management team ensure maximum patient to staff ratios.
  • Assists in budget development and is responsible for budget adherence.
  • Provides direct patient care as needed
  • Maintains a culture of positivity with a focus on excellent customer service.
  • Plays an integral role ensuring productive function of the interdisciplinary team 
  • Expert knowledge in field of practice, particulary in the areas of care innovation and technology advancements

Specific Job Requirements

  • Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc. to adequately plan for patient needs
  • Data collection, analysis and management. 
  • Daily compliance in the practices and procedures, laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: nursing care,, supervisory responsibilities, patient rights, and safety and sanitation
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc. 
  • Participates with others in community relations, needs assessments, census building and community healthcare events
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

Pay and Benefits 

  • A patient centered, mission-based culture and family atmosphere.
  • Competitive salary
  • Affordable medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k) available
  • Generous paid vacation, sick days and 8 standard holidays

An Equal Opportunity Employer

LCAD 112339

Tucson, AZ


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