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Director of Nursing Services

Posting Begin Date: 2023/10/20
Posting End Date: 2024/02/29
Category: Administration
Sub Category: Nursing
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Post Falls, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 45.00
Maximum Salary: 55.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Idaho Division of Veterans Services- Caring for America's Heroes

*Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

This position will remain open until filled; the posting will be taken down once a candidate is selected. 

Competitive Wages: $45.00-$55.00 per hour, apply today and receive a $5,000.00 sign-on bonus! Relocation expense will be considered for this position. 

The Idaho Division of Veterans Services (IDVS) is seeking a compassionate and motivated individual to fill the Director of Nursing Services position at the state of the art State Veterans Home in Post Falls! 

This is a tremendous opportunity for a professional and proven leader experienced in high-level nursing management, state and federal rules and regulations, and policy administration.




  • Manage the comprehensive nursing services of a long-term care facility with 64 beds. 
  • Participate in institutional leadership to assist in the development of institution-wide goals, policies, quality management, and budget. 
  • Emphasis on setting the institution's nursing leadership and management standards, by coaching, mentoring, and tutoring nursing staff and employee/client problem solving. 
  • Use a broad nursing and management background to plan, organize, staff, direct, and control a comprehensive institutional nursing program that includes all quality of care and quality of life issues.
  •  Ensure the use of appropriate nursing administration and management practices to meet legal standards of nursing practice and current trends in service delivery.
  •  Develop and implement the budget or direct the development and administration of the nursing service budget.
  •  Participate in executive decision making to plan and develop programs and policy. 
  • Developing and initiating changes to policies and procedures to ensure compliance with nursing laws and regulations, and the presentation or oversight of training to implement required changes. 
  • Evaluating and modifying goals, priorities, and organizational structures to provide optimum nursing care service.

Minimum Qualifications: 


  • Licensed as a Professional or Registered Nurse in Idaho as defined by Idaho Code 54-1408 or state licensure as a Registered Nurse pursuant to the Nurse Licensure Compact, Idaho Code 54-1418, in one of the following compact states: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, or Wisconsin.

Good knowledge of: 

  • Management practices in the supervision and training of a professional nursing staff.
  • Nursing administration and organizational structure and staffing including experience applying current nursing theory and trends in institutional nursing service delivery.


  • Applying legal standards of nursing practice and assessing compliance with nursing laws and regulations and initiating appropriate changes.


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.