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Director of Nursing - FT

Hettinger

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and maintain the nursing-service objectives, standards of nursing practice, nursing policy and procedure manuals, written job descriptions for each level of nursing personnel; make daily rounds, coordinate nursing services with other resident services; staff the recommended number and levels of nursing personnel to be employed; and staff development. Exercise the ability to delegate responsibility and exercise authority as needed.

Participate in planning, budgeting, and the development and implementation of resident-care policies; plan and conduct orientation programs for personnel; plan and conduct scheduled in-service training for all direct resident-care personnel; participate in medical reviews as dictated by the resident’s levels of care.

The person holding this position is delegated the responsibility for carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

License/Registration: Hold a current, unencumbered license in this state as a registered nurse. Registered with Professional Board of Nurse Examiners in this state.

Continuing Education: Encouraged and required if necessary to meet state regulations.

Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited educational institution (school of nursing).

Experience: At least two full years of nursing experience, preferably in long-term care with proven leadership and management skills.

Job knowledge: Working knowledge of nursing services, rehabilitation, therapy, administration, supervision, resident care, etc.; comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practice with knowledge of principles and methods involved in instruction of nursing and auxiliary personnel; ability to assess resident’s needs, familiarity with nursing facility policies, regulations, and procedures; knowledge of application of principles of personnel administration in assigning, supervising, and evaluating activities of staff; knowledge and application of techniques and methods of resident care; awareness of special diets and their observations; use of medical and nursing equipment; and knowledge of medications and their effects.

Standards: Professional standards and code of ethics must be adhered to at all times.

Professional Memberships: Very much desired and encouraged.

Other: A sincere interest in geriatric nursing, maintain a good working relationship with staff, residents, families, and others; identify problems and make decisions; process leadership skills, compassion, understanding, competence, and be a visionary.