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Director - Nursing Quality, Research, and Education - Nursing Administration - Full Time, Days - 69313-1A

Updated: Jun 14, 2024
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Nursing Administration


Position Number: 40308211

Reports to: Chief Nursing Exec, MC

Working Title: Director

Cost Center: Nursing Administration (428722) 

Bargaining Unit: No Bargaining Unit

FLSA: Exempt

Date Created: 8/02/2023

Job Code: 006505

Hours: 40

Shift: Not Applicable

FTE: 1



Position Summary: 

Is responsible for providing leadership and oversight in nursing practice, quality, education, compliance and research activities for nursing services.   Directly oversees all patient education staff and activities for inpatient and outpatient services. Evaluates the patient care activities conducted at the medical center to ensure patient safety and quality nursing care, and compliance with CMS, Joint Commission and ANCC Magnet Standards.  As the Magnet Program Director, coordinates all activities involved with participation in the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program to achieve superior performance as evidenced by outcomes.



Total Compensation

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our: 

Compensation practices (https://www.hr.uci.edu/partnership/totalrewards/compensation.php) and 

Benefits (https://careersucirvine.ttcportals.com/pages/benefits). 


Salary Range: 

Annual Rate  Minimum  $154,200.00                       Midpoint   $237,600.00                       Maximum             $321,000.00


Required Qualifications:

Comprehensive knowledge of health care delivery, including strategy, operations, regulatory standards and nursing quality

Proven track record in nursing clinical operations, clinical program development and related planning

Master of Science Degree in Nursing

Excellent strategic planning skills to develop long and short range goals and objectives

Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of audiences, including community leaders, physicians, patients and families

5 years of progressive leadership experience

CA RN license by time of hire



Preferred Qualifications: 

Leadership experience in an academic medical center environment



Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php 

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. 

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Physical, Mental, & Environmental Demands

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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