Interim Director of Nursing

Confidential | Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: September 30, 2021
Opportunity Code: 29128


Excellent opportunity to join a medical center as the Interim Director of Nursing!

The Position

  • The Interim DON will be responsible for addressing current hiring needs and developing the managers financial acumen.
  • Scope includes 100 FTEs as well as 7+ departments the DON will be responsible for overseeing. 
  • BSN required; Master’s preferred. 
  • Previous experience within a critical access facility preferred. 
  • AK RN license preferred. 
  • BLS and ACLS certifications required.
  • Must be available to start within 2 weeks upon acceptance. 

The Community

  • Ketchikan, Alaska, is deeply enriched in Alaska Native culture, legacy, arts, crafts, and traditions to explore 
  • Set at the southernmost entrance to Alaska’s famed Inside Passage and sculpted by nature, Ketchikan residents enjoy the breathtakingly beautiful Misty Fjords National Monument 
  • Due to their thriving, century-old commercial fishery, Ketchikan is known as “The Salmon Capital of the World”

Interim Leadership with B.E. Smith

  • Interim leadership gives you the chance to make immediate and lasting improvements. Learn more about being a B.E. Smith interim leader.
  • The industry’s best Interim Leaders and Consultants choose B.E. Smith because of the firm's innovative employment model. The employment relationship is structured to provide you all the benefits of employment, while maintaining the flexibility you enjoy as an independent contractor.
  • Upon accepting engagements, you may become eligible for a variety of benefits, including access to medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; AD&D; and a flexible spending account (The availability of some benefits depends on the type and duration of the engagement).
  • You are an employee of B.E. Smith. Taxes are withheld and B.E. Smith covers the employer portion of your FICA.
  • Each interim healthcare executive job has different travel requirements. Your travel, lodging and business expenses are covered by B. E. Smith and the client.
  • In a standard Interim Leadership arrangement, the client pays for travel home every other weekend.
  • The client will also provide you with a rental car, as well as lodging that is clean, safe and in close proximity to the organization. Each is furnished and has a kitchen.
  • Some positions have specific licensing requirements. Check out our compact nursing license map for details!
  • View AMN Healthcare’s current COVID-19 updates, including vaccination information.



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