Director of Nsg

Industry: Patient Care


5 - 7 years

Posted 355 days ago


Insist on the Best and Come work for the best! University Extended Care is looking for an experienced Director of Nursing that has the following qualities.

· extensive knowledge in long term care
· strong background in analyzing resident health data
. strong background in clinical policies and procedures
· strong work ethic 
· goal oriented
· strategic planner

Compassionate care, great customer service and clinical excellence – that’s what our patients expect and receive from University Extended Care staff. University Extended Care-Kentwood is a 120 Bed facility with a fully renovated exclusive 20 bed short term rehab unit. Kentwood is listed as a 4 star over all quality facility. Also, Kentwood is a member of Georgia Healthcare Association and American Association of Nurse Asseement coordinators.

Some of our great benefits include:

· Competitive compensation.
· 22 paid days off (PTO) per year for all full time employees.
· Continuing education opportunities.
· Tuition Reimbursement program for employees.
· Matching 403b plan.
· Comprehensive insurance plans-Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and LTD.


The Director of Nursing has twenty-four hour responsibility and accountability for all resident activities, unit operation, and staff functions within the UEC facility. The Director of Nursing is responsible to the Administrator of the UEC facility. Accountability is monitored through performance evaluation, QA & I activities, incident reports and resident/family comments



Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing.


Licensed to practice Professional Nursing in Georgia (R.N.).


Minimum of 5 years of professional nursing experience with at least two (2) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity; Long-term care background preferred.

Knowledge, skills, abilities:

Knowledge of legal limitations and responsibilities in the practice of nursing and ability to interpret these limitations and responsibilities to personnel.

Must demonstrate leadership qualities and capabilities including ability to work effectively with all levels of employees.


Must maintain a flexible schedule in order to assure 24-hour responsibility for overall nursing care administered.


Ability to think critically and prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities.


Nursing knowledge of the disease and health care needs of the resident population served.


Assessment, analytical, and synthesis skills sufficient to interpret and analyze resident health data; identify nursing diagnoses prioritize needs; and develop an individualized plan of care.


Evaluation skills adequate to evaluate resident response to care and take appropriate action.


Competence in interpersonal skills in order to effectively communicate with residents, families, visitors, team members, physicians and other personnel with whom daily interactions must take place.


Basic knowledge of and skills in management sufficient to effectively supervise personnel.


Problem solving skills sufficient to allow effective problem/conflict resolution.


Demonstrates traits of initiative and dependability.


Ability to perform efficiently and effectively under stress.


Philosophy of health care service is compatible with that of the Mission of U.E.C., Inc. and university Health, Inc.




Stand for periods of 2 hours

Sit for periods of 2 hours

Bend and stoop

Walk for periods of 2 hours

Able to transfer; position heavy residents; not to exceed 40 lbs. when alone.

Sensory: Sight to observe resident symptoms

Auditory to hear residents, measure BP, evaluate heart and lung sounds, respond to alarms and


Tactile to feel residents symptoms (warmth, indurations)

Olfactory to smell disease specific smells and safety hazards

Job ID 2017-6270