Director of Nursing - Ambulatory

The MetroHealth System | Cleveland, Ohio 44109

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: June 08, 2021
Opportunity Code: 28263


Join MetroHealth, a Magnet designated, highly esteemed, academic healthcare system, as the Director of Nursing- Ambulatory in Cleveland!

The Position

  • The Director of Nursing- Ambulatory, reporting to the ACNO, will be responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality, culturally sensitive nursing and patient care within MetroHealth’s Federally Qualified Health Clinics and Primary Care.
  • Top goals for this Director include immersing oneself in the community, working closely with local non-profit organizations and food banks, as well as being an advocate for diversity and inclusion internally and externally. 
  • The Director will need to demonstrate strong emotional intelligence and a commitment to the mentorship and support of all team members. 
  • This Director will collaborate with DON’s, Physicians and the ACNO on the development of Nursing strategies, long and short-term goals, and projects in other clinical areas as requested. 
  • Fosters principles of teamwork and mentorship with all organizational levels in the resolution, completion and follow-up of various responsibilities and projects.  
  • Magnet recognized certification in clinical specialty or in nursing administration required. 
  • Master’s degree in a health-related field required. 

The Organization

  • The MetroHealth System is a Magnet-designated organization and one of the largest, most comprehensive health care providers in Northeast Ohio, serving the medical needs of the Greater Cleveland community. As Cuyahoga County’s safety-net health system, MetroHealth plays an essential role in the region, caring for anyone and everyone, regardless of an ability to pay.
  • As an academic medical center, each active staff physician holds a faculty appointment at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Its main campus hospital houses the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Lincoln-West School of Science & Health, the only high school in America located inside a hospital.
  • Founded in 1837, MetroHealth operates four hospitals, four emergency departments, and more than 20 health centers and 40 additional sites throughout Cuyahoga County. The system serves more than 300,000 patients and is home to Cuyahoga County’s most experienced Level I Adult Trauma Center, verified since 1992, and Ohio’s only adult and pediatric trauma and burn center.  
  • The MetroHealth Glick Center, a new 11-floor hospital, is under construction on the system’s main campus in Cleveland and is scheduled to welcome its first patients in October 2022. The billion-dollar project is the cornerstone of a wider neighborhood revitalization effort led by the system and its partners in the community.

The Community 

  • Cleveland is home to more than two million people. While Cleveland is nationally known as a center for medical education and health care, new residents can expect to find almost everything they seek in culture, entertainment and living amenities.
  • Located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, the Greater Cleveland area extends 100 miles along the Lake Erie shoreline and more than 40 miles inland. 
  • Cleveland is a cultural center known throughout the world as the home of the Cleveland Orchestra, Playhouse Square, the Cleveland Playhouse, and the Cleveland Museum of Art.
  • The park system consists of more than 19,000 acres of land in 14 reservations, and facilities include picnic areas and playfields, wildlife management areas and sanctuaries, hiking, bridle, all purpose and physical fitness trails, golf courses, swimming, boating, fishing, tobogganing, sledding, ice skating and cross-country skiing.
  • Cleveland has great housing options, cost of living advantages, favorable commute times, and excellent public and private schools.



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