Director of Nursing (DoN) - Long Term Care


Fairburn, GA

Industry: Patient Care


Less than 5 years

Posted 373 days ago

  by    Benjamin Workman


We facilities provide services for Short-Term Care, Long-Term Care, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care, and Hospice. Our residents come first, then we focus on our staff, our belief is that success will follow.


Our Fairburnlocation is seeking a new Director of Nursing to maintain the existing successful operations in our facility, as well as innovate new ways for us to work smarter, not harder. We are seeking a strong people-manager to lead our team of clinical managers, RN’s, and LVN’s.


  • Build staff training/education and employee development protocols
  • Evaluate and adjust clinical policy and procedure for compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Delegate duties to reporting staff appropriately
  • Provide oversight to direct reports
  • The DON provides strategic leadership as the senior executive position responsible for all nursing and other designated patient care functions and serves within the health care organization.
  • The role assumes responsibility for assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating nursing practice on a facility level.
  • The role assumes responsibility and has accountability to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate nursing care, competency of clinical staff, and appropriate resource management related to patient care


  • Associate's degree in Nursing (Required)
  • Bachelor's and Master’s degree (Preferred)
  • Licensed Registered Nurse (Required)
  • 2+ years’ experience overseeing nursing departments (Preferred) Long Term Acute Care experience (Preferred)


  • Highly adaptable
  • Able to “think outside the box”
  • Energetic and flexible
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Aggressive movement towards success

Job Type: Full-time


  • Associate


  • DoN or Assistant DoN: 1year
  • Geriatric Care: 1year
  • Long Term Care / Skilled Nursing: 1year
  • Nurse Management: 1year

Required license or certification:

  • Georgia RN License