Director of Nursing – Ambulatory Care

County of Ventura

Director of Nursing – Ambulatory Care
County of Ventura, California                 
Salary: $119,329.74 - $167,061.64 Annually

Ventura County is located on California's "Gold Coast," approximately 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 20 miles southeast of Santa Barbara. Residents enjoy rolling hills and sweeping ocean views in a nearly perfect Mediterranean climate with an average annual temperature of 74 degrees. The beauty and weather combined with a wonderful quality of life are among the many reasons our residents choose to call Ventura County "home."’
Ambulatory Care is a system of primary care and specialty care medical clinics conveniently located throughout the County of Ventura. In keeping with the mission of the Ventura County Health Care Agency, the team of dedicated physicians, nurses and other health care professionals seek to set the standard in health care excellence.

Ambulatory Care provides care on an outpatient basis at all levels. When seeking preventative care such as annual physicals and obtaining flu vaccinations or are in need of routine care; having lab work drawn and reviewed; or are in need of complex care for chronic medical conditions, Ambulatory Care is the medical home to meet patients’ needs. Their goal is to have healthy people in healthy communities throughout Ventura County.
Under general direction of the Chief Medical Officer for Ambulatory Care, the Director of Nursing for Ambulatory Care is responsible for the development of nursing and clinical support staff policies and procedures, quality improvement efforts, and professional development of the nursing and clinical support staff for the Ambulatory Care clinics.

The ideal candidate is a mission-driven nurse leader with strong nursing skills and knowledge of ambulatory care workflows and initiatives; detail oriented with superior organizational, time management, interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal); and ability to develop and implement standardized clinical procedures throughout the County’s Ambulatory Care system.
Any combination of education and experience which would demonstrate possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of a qualifying education and experience is: 
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
  • Minimum of 3 years in a nursing leadership role, preferably in an ambulatory care setting.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California driver license (Occasional travel within the County may be required)
  • Intermediate skill in Word and Excel
  • Excellent written communication skills must be demonstrated in the completion of the employment application and supplemental questionnaire
  • Exercise sound judgment and decision making

Strongly Desired:
  • Master's degree in a health-related field preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of electronic health record, preferably Cerner.

To APPLY for this exceptional career opportunity, please send a resume, cover letter and answers to the supplemental questions.
Submit an on-line application and attachments (resume and cover letter) at

Resumes, cover letters and responses to the supplemental questions will be screened based on the criteria outlined in this job bulletin.

For further information about this recruitment and to apply online, visit our website at For additional inquiries, contact Jessica Ruiz by e-mail at or by telephone at (805) 654-2419.

Apply by May 28, 2021 at 5PM Pacific Time.


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