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Provide interim support to skilled nursing facilities as needed and assigned to ensure the safety and well-being of residents and to achieve compliance with company policies and procedures, State and Federal regulations and clinical standards of practice. Promotes the Company's core values of respect, integrity, commitment, and trust.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure facility compliance with company policies/procedures and State/ Federal regulations. Provide education, system implementation and monitoring, and development of performance improvement plans in conjunction with Administrators and Directors of Nursing to promote positive resident outcomes.
Assist with training facility management including Directors of Nursing, Resident Care Manager, and licensed nurses and nursing assistants as requested, on company skilled nursing policies and procedures, and State and Federal regulations.
Provide interim DNS support as assigned.
Provide interim support as needed through the survey process including assistance with preparation for survey and monitoring for compliance.
Provide training to Prestige P and P as well as implementation of systems new to DNS.
Prepare visit reports and audit results for the Regional Director of Operations, Regional Nurse Consultant, and Senior Regional Support Nurse.
May be assigned other interim duties as needed.
COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES
Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents' families, visitors and staff. All information obtained in the field, or at Central Support, is kept strictly confidential.
Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to the residents and employees.
As an interim DNS, will supervise nursing staff in the building.
As the Clinical Specialist, over the course of training of a new DNS, will systematically transition supervisory responsibility to the new DNS.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
The Director of Nursing must have a RN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Associate Degree in Nursing.
Minimum of 4 years working in geriatric nursing, including experience with medication administration, delivery systems and pharmacies.
2 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.
Able to communicate effectively, in English, with personnel at all levels of the organization, with residents, their friends and family, and with members of the community. Ability to present training to small and large groups. Computer skills include at least a working knowledge of Microsoft Office including e-mail, Excel and Word.
Ability to accurately assess, trouble-shoot, and problem-solve to meet the needs of the skilled nursing facility, residents, and clinical staff.
Ability to develop plans for improving clinical systems that can be implemented with others. Able evaluate results of the plan and modify it as needed.
At Prestige, we offer a dynamic and collaborative environment where you will not only make a difference in the lives of others every day; you have the opportunity to grow professionally, learn new skills and advance your career.
Build Your Healthcare Career with Prestige Care
Prestige Care is a family-owned and operated industry leader in the skilled nursing, assisted living, and rehabilitation space. As a Prestige Care team member, you are more than just an "employee," you are part of our family. With a company focus on career development and advancement, there are many opportunities for advancement at our over 80 communities and care centers in 8 Western states. The healthcare career opportunities are endless and we look forward to collaborating with you to achieve your professional goals. Check out the career path that you can take with Prestige Care below:
We also offer a full benefits suite to eligible employees that includes the following:
Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Employer paid group life and AD&D insurance
401(k) plan with company match
Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays
Employee Assistance Program
Commitment to career development and continuing education
Scholarship/ tuition reimbursement
Employee discounts: cell service, theme parks, and so much more!
Benefits may vary by location
Prestige Care, Inc