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Nursing Director - Long Term Care II (80 hours per pay period)

Job ID: R019883

Virginia, Minnesota

At Essentia Health, registered nurses are on the front lines of our patient experience. Essentia Employees are driven by our mission, vision and values, and we strive to provide patient care like nowhere else in an environment that promotes personal and professional growth. Grow your career at Essentia Health.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse at Essentia Health? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Compassionate
  • Team Player
  • Trustworthy
  • Positive
  • Productive
  • Curious

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"I’m motivated knowing that my role as a RN can make a positive impact in the lives of our patients whether it is a face-to-face visit, phone call or MyHealth message. We are empowered to provide a level of care for our patients that I would personally want to receive."

Kelly K.
Registered Nurse- Family Practice
Proctor, MN

"Essentia Health focuses on education and pushing an individual to be the best employee they can be. They are always looking for ways to improve patient care through new equipment, procedures, techniques, etc., and it is shown every day with patient satisfaction."

Anthony B.
Registered Nurse- Orthopedics/Urology
Duluth, MN

"We promote open communication and transparency throughout the nursing units. Our leadership is honest and has an open door to listen to any concerns staff may have. We work together as a team and help each other out."

Shana M.
Registered Nurse- Med/Surg
Fargo, ND

"At Essentia, you’re not just another employee— you’re an individual with a family, hobbies and professional career. Essentia’s healthcare team truly provides care “Like Nowhere Else”, whether it be for patients or employees."

Liz T.
Registered Nurse- Med/Surg
Brainerd, MN


  • Healthcare

  • Healthcare FSA

  • Health & Wellness Programs

  • 401(k)/Retirement Plans

  • Tutition Reimbursment

  • Professional Development

  • Paid Time Off

  • Life and Disability Insurance

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Job ID R019883
Building Location
Essentia Virginia Care Center
45105 Nursing Administration

Job Description:
Provide overall leadership and management of day-to-day operations, ensures the provision of high reliability, high quality care and service to all patients/ residents and families. Responsible for the strategic, operational, and clinical leadership of the neighborhoods, including fiscal management, regulatory compliance, and standards of practice. S/He is responsible for leading, motivating, and developing the care partners including nursing, social services, activities, wellness, food service and environmental services. Provides innovative, proactive clinical leadership to assure we are meeting the needs and requirements of our community and health care partners. Work Experience: 5 years of progressive LTC nursing experience.

Education Qualifications:

No educational requirement.

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:

Licensure to practice professional nursing in the state of Minnesota.

Preferred candidate holds additional certifications relevant to care of older adults.


Shift Rotation
Day Rotation
Shift Start Time
8:00 am
Shift End Time
5:00 pm
Call Obligation

Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.

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