Director Of Nursing

Sava Senior Care Newport , TN 37821

Posted 4 months ago

Summary

Plans, coordinates and manages the nursing department. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of nursing care and services provided to the residents. Ensures quality care that is consistent with company and regulatory standards. May be designated to assume responsibilities of daily operations of the facility in the Administrator's absence.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures nursing staff is providing quality and appropriate resident / patient care that meets or exceeds company and regulatory standards.

  • Assists in the preparation of annual budget for facility. Monitors monthly performance of nursing services in relation to budget and intervenes as needed.

  • Schedules and performs resident / patient rounds to monitor and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of nursing care.

  • Maintains administrative authority, responsibility and accountability for the proper charting and documentation of care and of medications and treatments.

  • Recruits, hires, provides orientation/training, and retains a sufficient number of qualified staff to carry out nursing programs and services. Ensures employee performance meets or exceeds expectations and periodic performance appraisals are conducted on a timely basis.

  • Develops and implements the written staffing plan and nursing schedule that reflects the needs of the resident and resident population.

  • Ensures all required records are maintained and submitted, as appropriate, in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Evaluates current and potential residents and patients to ensure facility can provide appropriate level of care.

  • Evaluates market studies and develops clinical programs to meet the needs of the community.

  • Maintains regular and ongoing communication with facility Medical Director ensuring programs and care services meet the needs of patients / residents.

  • Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.

  • Manages clinical aspects of state or federal government survey processes.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.

  • Valid State licensure as an RN.

  • One to three (1-3) years of management or supervisory experience in long-term care, acute care, restorative or geriatric nursing preferred.

  • Proficient in the use of personal computer.

Physical Demands & Environment

May be required to respond to critical issues on a 24/7 basis. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions for the position.

About this Organization

We focus on people. Our residents. Their lives. Their health. Their families. We are one of the largest providers of short-term and long-term health care services in the United States. Through our affiliated entities, services are provided through skilled nursing facilities in 21 states. The commitment is to provide compassionate, family oriented short-term and long-term care. Our affiliated entities focus on individualized care that respects the dignity and rights of the residents. The aim is to care for every resident the way we would care for our family members. We strive to provide residents with services designed to achieve quality care and quality of life. To reach these outcomes we subscribe to quality treatment with a combination of "caring and curing". Select facilities provide Intravenous Therapy Services, Respiratory Therapy Services, Dementia Services and all facilities provide Rehabilitation Services.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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