Director of Nursing, Long Term Care

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Syracuse, NY

Industry: Healthcare

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5 - 7 years

Posted 173 days ago

  by    Chris Dowdy

This job is no longer available.

POSITION PROFILE

Reaction Search International is a global retained executive search firm. We are currently working with a key client of ours - a state-of-the-art long term care facility - who has an urgent need to hire a Director of Nursing.

Position Summary:

The Director of Nursing is a key member of the organization's nursing team. He/she will plan, direct, and evaluate the overall operations of the company's Nursing Services Department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops, maintains, and implements nursing policies and procedures that conform to current standards of nursing practice, facility philosophy, and operational policies while maintaining compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Ensures that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.
  • Communicates and interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff, and monitors staff practices and implementation.
  • Evaluates the work performance of all nursing personnel, and implements discipline according to operational policies.

Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree required.

Experience & Competencies

  • 5-7+ years of nursing experience of progressive responsibility.
  • 4+ years of nursing leadership experience in a long-term care setting.
  • Change agent with transformational experience in turning around an organization.
  • High degree of leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a resident-focused, team-oriented environment.