Interim Director of Nursing - $2,500 Sign-On Bonus

Confidential | Valentine, Nebraska 69201

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: April 05, 2024
Opportunity Code: 34034


**Now offering a $2,500 Sign-On Bonus!** Interim Director of Nursing needed in a Nebraska Hospital

The Position 

  • The Interim Director of Nursing will assume full responsibility of the day-to-day operations of assigned nursing units within a 21-bed Critical Access Hospital (CAH), Level 4 Trauma Center.
  • Position will report to the CNO, Interim CEO and oversee a staff of RN’s. LPN’s, CNA’s, and unit clerks.
  • This leader will fulfill the crucial role of guiding the nursing staff through onboarding and preceptorship. Additionally, they will be responsible for managing one charge shift each week.
  • The ideal candidates for this position will possess prior experience in a CAH, with a strong background in both Women's Services, Labor and Delivery as well as the ED. Additionally, a demonstrated history of leadership experience and the ability to mentor/grow staff is essential.
  • Must be available to start within 2-3 weeks of acceptance. 
  • Enjoy a $2,500 Sign-On bonus if you are placed in this role!


  • Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • Active RN license required. 
  • Previous healthcare experience required (Women's Services, OBGYN and ED).

The Community

  • Valentine, Nebraska, nestled in the scenic Sandhills, is celebrated for its natural beauty, including the Niobrara River and the Cowboy Trail. 
  • The community thrives on outdoor activities like canoeing, hiking, and bird-watching, making it a paradise for nature enthusiasts. 
  • Valentine's welcoming atmosphere, vibrant local businesses, and commitment to preserving its rich heritage and natural resources define its unique charm.

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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