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Director, Nursing Services (DNS) - Long Term Care

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Jefferson House


Newington, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 



At Jefferson House we provide excellent long-term care and rehabilitation services to seniors in the greater Hartford area for over 120 years.  We are comprised of a skilled and caring staff which provides seniors with state of the art Nursing Services, Therapeutic Recreation, Spiritual Services, and Social Services, aimed at caring for the whole individual


The Director of Nursing provides leadership, direction and administration of Nursing Department operations to assure Quality of Care and Quality of Life by further assuring appropriate clinical and non-clinical services are provided to residents of Jefferson House.   


Have administrative authority, responsibility and accountability for the functions, activities and standards of Nursing practice of the Nursing staff. 


Plans, organizes, develops, and directs the overall operation of the Nursing Department to ensure the highest degree of quality care and quality life in accordance with all local, state and Federal regulations.






  • Registered Nurse, State of Connecticut, currently licensed
  • BSN required, MSN preferred.
  • 10 years+  progressive experience in Nursing administration
  • Previous experience as a Director of Nursing Services preferred
  • Long Term Care/Nursing Home experience required


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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.


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