Regional Director Of Nursing

Centers For Specialty Care Group Brockport , NY 14420

Posted 2 months ago

Regional Director of Nursing

Centers Health Care is looking to hire a full time Regional Director of Nursing to routinely consult with assigned facilities throughout Western New York. The ideal candidate will have at least three to five years prior experience as a Regional Nurse Consultant and/or Regional Director of Nursing in a long term care environment.

Summary:

The Regional Director of Nursing routinely consults with assigned facilities in regards to (but not limited to): resident care, State & Federal surveys, regulatory compliance and clinical services. They will be responsible for driving clinical outcomes, implementing CHC's clinical policies/procedures and ensuring compliance with State/Federal regulations & standards of care. In addition, the Regional Director of Nursing may be temporarily assigned to function as Interim DON in a local facility on an as needed basis.

Five years prior experience as a Regional Director of Nursing in LTC is required.

Position REQUIRES extensive travel.

DUTIES:

  • Assess & evaluate clinical services in assigned facilities to identify areas for clinical improvement.

  • Identifies clinical development opportunities & informs CHC & local facility leadership about clinical "best practices."

  • Completes and submits visit reports & audit results to the Chief Nursing Officer or Director of Clinical Operations.

  • Acts as a regional mentor & coaches DONs for success at local facilities.

  • May need to assist the DON in reviewing candidates for RN Management positions.

  • Schedules facility/regional visits based on facility issues and compliance needs.

  • Schedules regional training / professional development meetings for DONs no less than quarterly.

  • Establishes quarterly/annual performance improvement goals together with local & regional clinical staff.

  • Promotes CHC's core values/ethics, policies/procedures & standards of practice

  • Ensures compliance with CHC policies/procedures, State/ Federal regulations and current standards of practice.

  • Provides assistance & support throughout the survey process including: preparation for survey, writing a plan of correction & developing an action plan, and monitoring for compliance.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 3-5 years experience as a Regional DON or Regional Nurse Consultant REQUIRED.

  • Candidate must possess a valid RN license.

  • Experience in a Corporate / Regional role preferred.

  • Supervisory experience in healthcare settings.

  • Exceptional interpersonal & leadership skills.

  • Excellent knowledge of State & Federal guidelines.

  • Extensive travel required.

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