Kettering Health Network

Nursing Administration Director - Fort Hamilton Hospital

2 months ago
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Job Category
Nursing Leadership
Job Type
First Shift
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The Administrative Director of Nursing (ADON) is a professional nurse who provides leadership for the implementation of strategic goals for the Kettering Health Network.  The incumbent provides guidance and support to unit leadership for the interpretation and the execution of strategies to implement these goals at the unit level.  In collaboration with other health care providers the ADON is responsible for the provision of patient care and the assurance of competency of their staff.  The ADON is accountable to assure the nursing care is delivered in accordance with state, federal and regulatory requirements.


The delivery of evidence based nursing care at Kettering Health network reflects the philosophies, missions, vision, and values of the organization and nursing department.


The Administrative Director of Nursing reports to the Vice President of Patient Care or the Chief Nursing Officer.

Responsibilities & Requirements


 Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Oversee both revenue, operational budget and capital budget for areas of responsibility
  • Responsible for budget preparation, monthly analysis and variance reporting
  • Manages staffing effectiveness with unit managers--achieving productivity targets
  • Responsible for the coordination and direction of all aspects of inpatient and outpatient areas of responsibility
  • Work with both nursing and medical staff to ensure compliance with evidence-based policies/practices and quality initiatives
  • Ensuring compliance with all regulatory bodies e.g., state, federal, and HFAP
  • Growth and development of leadership team


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing; or a bachelor in another field and a Masters degree in Nursing
  • Masters in Nursing or Healthcare Administration required.  Will consider candidates working toward completion of the degree
  • A Minimum of five (5) years of progressive supervisory experience with demonstrated leadership and management skills.  Ability to evaluate statistical data for use in planni8ng and monitoring operations and budgets.
  • Proven skills in developing high performance teams.
  • Demonstrates and understanding of federal, state and private payment systems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Licensure, Certification, Registrations:

  • Licensed in the state of Ohio as a Registered Nurse
  • Certification as a Nursing Administrator or Nursing Executive through an approved accrediting body to be completed within 2 years of hire.

Preferred Qualifications




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