The Director of Nursing is directly accountable to the Executive Director (ED) for the day-to-day operations, activities and success of the resident care staff, as governed by the Center policies, and state and federal regulations. The DON Validates that the Nursing Department continues to develop and maintain high standards for excellence by being knowledgeable of industry changes and trends, and by implementing up-to-date nursing practices. The DON Performs other duties as assigned by the ED.
Develops and maintains a nursing service philosophy, objectives, standards of practice, policy and process manuals.
Manages, supervises, and develops plans of action for assigned units, providing consistent monitoring and follow-through.
Establishes systems for care planning, including assessments, plan of treatment, objectives and goals, evaluations and discharge planning. Maintains accurate and timely documentation. Coordinates care needs with other departments.
Schedules nursing staff, adhering to budget and staffing guidelines.
Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, disciplining, coaching, and conducting performance appraisals on assigned units.
Demonstrates an understanding and knowledge of certification laws and requirements, survey requirements and Medicare program.
Supervises the rehabilitation programs of residents.
Validates that reporting departments consistently meet state and federal requirements for long-term care facilities for licensure. Validates existence of a quality assurance program for nursing services and coordinates interdisciplinary quality assurance program.
Demonstrates dedication to staff and residents by knowing each resident and their individual needs, providing opportunities for recognizing a job well done by employees and implementing support programs.
Represents Center to residents, physicians, family members and community.
Assists with planning orientation for new nurses, and assists with evaluation of staff development programs and holding nursing staff accountable to their job duties.
Directs the functions and activities of the ED in his/her absence.
Develops and implements a plan of correction based on deficiencies given by state surveyors.
Other duties as assigned appropriate to the position.
Medical and Dental Insurance
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN degree preferred.
Current licensure in the state of employment.
Minimum one year experience as a nursing services supervisor in a long-term care center desirable.
Internal Number: 00001
About Park Place Healthcare
We are a 103 bed facility that offers specialized short-term inpatient rehabilitation and skilled nursing care. As well as long term resident care. Patients are provided with a full range of medical, rehabilitative and social services to treat and support their needs.