Emerald Springs Senior Living
$5,000 flexible Sign-on Bonus
The Director of Nursing plays an integral role in the success of our team, our community and creating a place our residents are proud to call home. You will be responsible for providing unparalleled service to our residents.
The primary purpose of this position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall functions of the Nursing Services Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be directed by the Executive Director to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.
Essential Job Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities
Plan, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the nursing services department, as well as its programs and activities, in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the assisted living and/or long-term care facility.
Develop, maintain, update, communicate, and enforce facility and state specific written policies and procedures that govern the daily functions of the nursing service department including the safety program.
Maintain a current reference of written nursing material that will assist the nursing service department in meeting the day-to-day needs of the resident.
Communicate service schedules with other services to ensure the continuity of the resident’s total regimen of care.
Oversee, develop, implement and maintain an ongoing Continuous Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance program for the nursing services department.
Recommend to the Executive Director the equipment needs of the department.
Participate with the Executive Director to prepare and plan the department’s budget.
Nursing Care Functions
Conduct the daily nursing functions in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long term care facility.
Ensure that all nursing personnel assigned to you comply with the written policies and procedures including the safety program.
Admit, transfer, and discharge residents with documentation regarding care and service provided.
Participate in the orientation of new residents/family members to the facility.
Make rounds with health care provider.
Utilize nursing personnel qualifications according to the resident’s care plan, wishes, and health care provider orders.
Complete daily clinical and environmental rounds to evaluate resident care being provided and report significant events.
Required Skills and Qualifications
Capable of performing the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations
Ability to understand and communicate written and verbal directions
Regular attendance, reliability and punctuality is necessary
Ability to work nights and weekends, upon request
Must be able to work overtime as needed
May be responsible to work on an on-call basis
Outstanding customer service skills
Well organized with excellent attention to detail
Aptitude to work independently with excellent time management skills
Education and Experience
Three or more years of experience in nursing in a home care, assisted living, or long-term care facility
Must be possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in this state
Experience in supervision and principles, practice of teaching, etc.
Fluent in English, verbal and written
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Tools and equipment listed are representative of those typically used; other tools and equipment may be used as needed. Use of cleaning products and equipment such as vacuum cleaners, brooms and mops is required.
This position manages the Nursing Department and all nursing personnel.
Frequency (Place an X in approximate box)
Must convey detailed and important spoken instructions to other accurately
Platinum Service® is characterized by a high level of responsiveness delivered in a flawless, timely and caring way. Employees commit to providing courteous, responsive, and quality service to our residents by following the principles of our Platinum Service® program.
While performing the duties of the job, the employee may work in indoor and outdoor weather conditions (e.g., if there is a barbeque). The noise level of the environment is usually moderate.
All employees are expected to follow all policies and procedures. These policies and procedures can be found in the employee handbook, department policy and procedure manuals and with your supervisor. This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.