Director of Nursing / DON

Less than 5 years experience  •  Healthcare IT

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/16/17
Less than 5 years experience
Healthcare IT
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/16/17

Job Overview

An extraordinary opportunity to be a part of a culture you can be proud of by joining one of the nations’ top Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing health care providers in our dynamic facility located in Pensacola, FL.

As one of America’s top leading providers of medical services and rehabilitation for elderly patients in communities across the nation, Consulate Health Care provides the highest standard of services for short-term and long-term care needs. Our professionals impact our organization, our clients, and their families in a variety of constructive ways, every day. Even as we’ve grown to become the sixth-largest provider in the nation and the largest in the Sunshine State, it’s the little things we do while fulfilling our mission statement of “Providing Service with Our Hearts and Hands” that really make the difference.

A position with Consulate Health Care means more than just a paycheck. We believe in creating a positive environment that reinforces your efforts to succeed and supports your long-term career development. We offer the opportunity to work with large corporation, but with the benefit of a small company feel!

As a Consulate Health Care Director of Clinical Services , you are entrusted with the responsibility of caring for our residents, families, co-workers, visitors, and all others; as well as demonstrating in all interactions, Consulate Health Care’s five core values of Compassion, Honesty, Integrity, Respect, and Passion. The primary purpose of your job position is to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of our Nursing Service Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be directed by the Executive Director to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. You are entrusted to provide innovative, responsiblehealthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results.

Responsibilities- Responsible for planning, organizing and directing the functions for the nursing department. You will assume the primary role in ensuring the delivery of high quality, efficient nursing care. Supervises Nurse Practitioner, Assistant Director of Clinical Services, Clinical Nurses, and Nurse Techs. In the absence of the Executive Director, you are charged with carrying out the resident care policies established by this facility. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description at anytime. Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interactions with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors. Set and monitor achievement of goals and objectives for the nursing department consistent with established philosophy and standards of practice. Recruit and hire a sufficient number of qualified nursing staff to deliver efficient resident care in accordance with the established staffing plan. Establish, implement, and continually update competency/skills checklists for nursing staff. Prepare and assure adherence to an annual operating budget for the nursing department. Assist surveyors and inspectors to facilitate regulatory compliance. Directs Nursing and Care Plan Team.

Requirements- Must possess, as a minimum, an RN Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university. Must have proven leadership ability with two (2) years of experience in nursing services administration preferred. Knowledge of and ability to demonstrate skills related to management, planning and budgeting. Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to facility functions. Knowledge of accreditation standard and compliance requirements. Must complete Preceptor Training. Ability to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary. On call 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Job ID 24628

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