Manages the operations of the assigned department or departments under the direction of a senior management member. Recommends a sufficient number of qualified and competent persons to provide services, providing for orientation, in-service training, and continuing education of all persons in the department. Participates in selecting outside sources for needed services, and managing the financial, business and ethical aspects of the department. Collaborates with senior management, medical staff, and department directors to create a climate and structure that encourages staff to set and achieve goals in providing quality and cost-effective services to both internal and external customers. Colorado RN license REQUIRED. Certification in specialty practice / education preferred. Minimum of 3 years in leadership role REQUIRED. Masters Degree with minimum 5 years management experience in acute-care hospital preferred.