Director of Nursing
Full Time/ Direct Hire
Salary: $84,500.00 to $98,036.00 /year
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Care center devoted to providing quality care and services to seniors in the community. Five Star facility published by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid, a federally ran agency.
Gateway to massive red rock formations in Arches National Park and near Canyonlands National Park.
Largest city in Grand County with many outdoor attractions including hiking, mountain biking, rafting, kayaking and off-roading.
Giants Dinosaur Park that is the first of its kind world-wide.
Initiates the development and implementation of policies and procedures that govern the Nursing Services in collaboration with appropriate services.
Establishes and maintains job specifications and descriptions for Nursing Services personnel in conjunction with the Staff Development Director.
Participates in SNF planning, decision making and policy formulation at management meetings.
Plans, develops, implements and controls the annual budget for the nursing personnel.
Represents Nursing Services on various committees, i.e., Infection Control, Pain Management, Performance Improvement.
Makes rounds to all nursing units daily.
Participates in the performance improvement functions by collecting and verifying data, as needed.
Consults other departments, as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the residents needs.
Treats residents and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of residents and their families.
Ensures licensed nurses are able to perform head-to-toe assessments and reassessments on all residents across the lifespan, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and the geriatric population.
Demonstrates knowledge of the geriatric resident and evaluates licensed nurses abilities to assess and reassess residents.
Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the resident and family regarding pain management.
Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratorys and the resident care units policies and procedures.
Ability to interpret results of waived tests and procedures; takes appropriate action on waived test results.
Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
Performs all aspects of resident care in an environment that optimizes resident safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Supervises licensed nurses in their daily work.QUALIFICATIONS:
The Director of Nursing assumes authority, responsibility, and accountability for the delivery of nursing services in our 36 bed long term care facility.
In collaboration with the Administrator, allocates department resources in an efficient and economic manner to enable each resident to attain or maintain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well- being.
Collaborates with other departments, medical professionals, consultants, and organizations, including government agencies and advocacy groups to develop, support and coordinate resident care, related administrative functions and to represent the interests of the facility.
Communicates and interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff and monitors staff practices and implementation.
Oversees and is responsible for the C.N.A. and certification programs, competency testing and all related records.
Recruits, hires and trains nursing staff.
The above responsibilities of this job are not all inclusive.
Must possess a current registered Nurse License in the state of Utah and/or be able to transfer license to Utah.
A minimum of two years of professional nursing experience in the long-term care setting is required and a minimum of three years' experience in nursing administration or comparable management position.
Must demonstrate a high degree of leadership, organizational ability and communication skills.
Knowledge of long-term care management policies, budgeting, personnel management and census development is required.
Nursing: 3 years (Required)
Nurse management: 2 years (Preferred)
Associates Degree in Nursing (Preferred)
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