Traveling Director Of Nursing - RN

Diversicare Indianapolis , IN 46207

Posted 2 months ago


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Are you a Director of Nursing that wants to take their talents on the road? If so, then the Traveling Director of Nursing Specialist may be the job for you!

As the Traveling Director of Nursing you will act in an interim leadership position to manage overall or specific operations in the Nursing Services department to maintain consistent quality of care. This position will cover Diversicare centers in Tennessee, Indiana, and Ohio.

We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence, which we extend to all those we are privileged to serve.

If you wish to make a difference in the lives of our patients and residents, APPLY NOW!

Full Time Benefits include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Excellent 401k plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Time

  • Long and Short Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance

  • Referral Bonuses

  • DiversICARE - employee hardship fund

  • Pay advancement program - OnShift Wallet

Diversicare provides post-acute care services to patients and residents at 62 skilled nursing and long-term care centers in nine states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest United States. Together, with our team of dedicated healthcare professionals, we leverage our diverse strengths to provide each patient and resident with healthcare serves that best meet their needs.

It is Diversicare's Mission to "Improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations."

We are guided to excellence by five Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork and Stewardship, as well as 12 Service Standards.

We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence.

Our Service Standards are in place to offer support. They lead us to what matters most to our company: creating a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.

Our culture of impassioned service delivery is the Diversicare Difference.


  • Interprets and puts into effect company clinical guidelines policies, systems and administrative policies related to the nursing department. Have the administrative authority, responsibility and accountability for all functions, activities and training of Nursing Service department while acting as Director of Nursing May serve in the position of other nurse management positions including Charge Nurse, Assistant Director of Nursing and Resident Assessment Coordinator

  • Assumes administrative authority and responsibility for the facility in the absence of the Administrator. Plans and directs, in cooperation with other nursing supervisory personnel, effective administration of nursing unit and patient care given based on the established goals, objectives, clinical guidelines and policies and procedures of the center.

    Interviews, hires, councils and terminates Nursing Department personnel in conjunction with other center administrative personnel and according to the policies and procedures of the company. Works with the Administrator and Nursing Administration to determine staffing requirements based on current needs. Assists facilities in maintaining budget compliance related to clinical services such as food costs, staffing and supplies.

    Attends department head meetings and coordinates activities of Nursing Services with other departments of the facility. Completes reports and participates in required committee meetings in the center. Facilitates and is responsible for completion Clinical Start Up in center assigned.

    Establishes and ensures a standard of quality assessment, documentation and medical intervention to provide quality clinical care to all patients/residents. Participates in the dissemination of information related to company programs and initiatives. Is a member of the monthly QAPI committee and involved in Quality Improvement initiatives as identified or assigned Participates in the evaluation and development of systems utilized in the delivery of clinical services. Has understanding of current Federal and State regulations and interprets and teaches the same in assigned center.


  • Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing and currently licensed by the States in which they are practicing Experience in management and geriatric nursing. Leadership ability.

    A minimum of five (5) years of general nursing experience required with at least two (2) years in long term care and two (2) years of successful experience in administrative, consultation, L.T.C. or involvement in the survey process. Success is defined as a clear, demonstrated history of quality resident care management. Past experience as a Director of Nursing or other Nursing Management Roles Ability and willingness to travel extensively and work on-site in numerous centers.

    Ability and willingness to assume various job functions in a center; i.e., DNS, DSD, MDS Coordinator. No less than two (2) years of previous L.T.C. experience.

Diversicare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Diversicare does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity), national origin, age, or disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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