Interim Director of Nursing, Critical Care

Confidential | Austell, Georgia 30106

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: April 01, 2024
Opportunity Code: 34012


Join a Georgia hospital as their next Interim Director of Nursing, Critical Care!  

The Position

  • The Interim Director of Nursing (DON), Critical Care, will be responsible for the oversight of day-to-day nursing operations within the Intensive Care Unit, Intermediate Unit, and the Burn Unit.   
  • The Interim DON will be responsible for ongoing departmental initiatives including patient experience, safety, and quality metrics. In addition, the Interim DON will assist in staffing operations such as hiring, orientations, and recruitment. 
  • Ideal candidates will be strong, visible, hands-on leaders capable of building effective working relationships throughout the department.
  • Must be available to start within 2-3 weeks of acceptance. 


  • Master’s degree is required. 
  • Active RN license is required. 
  • Strong Critical Care experience is required. 

The Community 

  • Austell, Georgia, is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area, just 30 minutes from the city-center. 
  • With approximately 6,500 residents, this growing city holds tight to its friendly, small-town atmosphere, making it a lovely place to be.
  • The city has a humid subtropical climate with average summer highs in the 80’s and average winter lows in the 30’s.
  • The many parks in Austell provide an ideal place for any recreational activity you could imagine. And if that’s not enough, the exciting amusement park, Six Flags Over Georgia, calls the city home.

Interim Leadership with B.E. Smith

  • Becoming an Interim Leader through BE Smith provides an exceptional opportunity to rapidly make meaningful improvement in healthcare settings. Is the interim leadership lifestyle right for you Apply now and discover how Interim Leadership could revolutionize your career path.
  • Joining the B.E. Smith team means you could receive a full benefits package upon accepting roles. This includes health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, AD&D, and a flexible spending account, with some benefits varying based on the job's type and duration.
  • As a B.E. Smith employee, we manage your taxes by handling withholdings and also paying the employer portion of your FICA contributions.
  • Interim positions come with varying travel requirements. B.E. Smith and the client cover all travel, accommodation, and work-related expenses. You receive bi-weekly trips home at the client's expense, plus a rental car and comfortable lodging for a convenient living experience.
  • Some roles may require specific licenses. A compact nursing license allows registered nurses to work in any state that is part of the Nurse Licensure Compact without needing separate state licenses. Stay up to date on new legislation, and confirm licensure requirements with the recruiter.
  • B.E. Smith is continuously addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with a commitment to transparent communication. We strive to mitigate its impact on clients, healthcare workers, employees, and stakeholders of B.E. Smith. Upholding our integrity, we remain dedicated to sharing timely updates and insights, guided by our core value of “Doing the Right Thing.”




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