Job: Director of Nursing Operations -ACHSNM

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Job Description

Great opportunity in Nursing Leadership!!!

Advanced Care Hospital of Southern New Mexico  – Join our team of passionate patient caregivers!!

Our Passion

Patients are our priority. We are passionate about patient care and consider it a privilege to be able to provide services to patients and their family members in the Las Cruces and surrounding cities.

At Advanced Care Hospital of Southern New Mexico, we provide long-term acute care services to patients who are recovering from serious illnesses or injuries and often require additional critical care services for medically complex conditions. Often these individuals require additional critical care services for medically complex conditions such as trauma, infectious diseases, wound healing, cardiovascular disease, stroke, amputations, and respiratory failure.

Nationally Recognized: We have received national recognition for our respiratory care services from the American Association for Respiratory Care, meeting safety and quality standards.

Position description:

  • This position is responsible for managing Nursing Service on a twenty-four hour basis, including high quality, cost effective delivery of patient care, managing nursing personnel, and developing and implementing approved department projects and goals.
  • The NSD is responsible for the nursing department’s role in the coordination, implementation, and maintenance of the care plan to maximize patient outcomes.  
  • The NSD is also responsible for the operational and financial management of the nursing department, identification and implementation of best clinical practice standards, to provide leadership to people and processes, to ensure and participate in education and development of clinical staff, and educate to and observe environment of care standards, as well as all other objectives of the Nursing Department.
  • The NSD ensures compliance with policies, procedures, and standards of care.  
  • The NSD is a member of the hospital Governing Body and reports to the Area Director of Nursing Operations.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Short Term / Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance / AD&D / Supplemental Life
  • Flex Spending / Health Savings Account
  • 401k Plan
  • ETO (Earned Time Off Program) vacation after 90 days
  • Anniversary Bonus
  • CCRN Certification Pay
  • Wellness Program


  • Licensed as a RN in the State of New Mexico
  • Current CPR and ACLS
  • Two to three years progressive Nursing Leadership Experience