Mar 07, 2017
Job Summary :
Are you looking for your, "Forever Home?" This would be a good choice if so! Here is an excellent opportunity for a position as a Director of Nursing at a very well established facility. This team provides quality care that extends beyond the normal scope of nursing which is constantly and consistently being recognized by the families and communities that it serves. The status quo is so well respected the referrals are a given amongst local physicians and hospitals.
This is an opportunity for a compelling and fluid individual with proven ability to lead and guide a nursing services team in accordance with all federal and local guidelines, standards and regulations. He or she will be a motivational thought leader who can inspire others not only by example but through genuine interest in others.
The location is amazing, the facility is located in Portland with many attractions, restaurants and parks nearby. The residents of the surrounding area respect and value the care provided for their family members here!
- Family Owned and Operated.
-Facilities in 8 States with plenty of room for advancement.
-Hire from within first, always.
-Rapidly expanding Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care locations nationwide.
-10% Annual Bonus Program for Management.
-Excellent Relocation Package for out of state relocations !
Essential Functions :
The Director of Nursing is responsible for the delivery of nursing services to include planning, implementing, and evaluating the care plan of each resident to maximize resident quality of life and quality of care with the integration of resident rights.
The DNS oversees that the residents dignity and right to privacy are upheld, and residents are free from sexual abuse, physical abuse, mental abuse, corporal punishment, exploitation, neglect and involuntary seclusion.
Responsible for making sure that there is adequate staff in number and ability to maintain the highest practicable level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well being for each resident that meets the state and federal regulations.
The DNS keeps the facility in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local standards and regulations and that resident and staff information is made available only according to the state or federal regulations.
The Director of Nursing develops and evaluates with the health care team and administrator, resident care goals and policies in order to assure that adequate resources and services are provided to residents, reviews logs and medical records on an ongoing basis ensuring highest practicable care is being delivered.
Maintains safety rules and procedures that incorporate federal and state regulations and company policies.
The Director of Nursing is responsible for keeping the department on budget and ensuring conformance with standards of quality care, keeping the administrator up to date on budget concerns.
Observes, mentors, and trains new and current staff including Registered Nurses, LPN, CNA to facility programs, policies and procedures and holds staff accountable for duties assigned.
Keeps the administrator up to date on resident changes, staffing changes and service plan changes.
Attends and participate in continuing education programs keeping CEUs credits up to date and attend and participate in training, in-services, and staff meetings.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing, or a Diploma in Nursing from an accredited nursing program.
Current, unencumbered Registered Nurse license in the state where this position resides or the ability to acquire an Registered Nurse license in the state.
Must have a minimum of four years working in geriatric nursing, including experience with medication administration, delivery systems and pharmacies.
Two years in supervisory/management position, including experience with budgets, staff development, training and scheduling. Additional course work in management is an asset.
Working knowledge of MDS process, state and federal survey, and CMS is preferred.
Must have the ability to creatively problem-solve in both resident care and employee management situations.
Must be a team player, well organized, and flexible.
If you would like to explore this opportunity further, please apply by submitting your resume.
Job Type: Full-time
Think Healthcare Resources
Portland, OR, United States
Director of Nursing