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  • Director Of Nursing (DON)

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/4/2019 3:06 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-5371
    Company
    LaurelWood Care Center
    Location
    US-PA-Johnstown
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Education Level
    License
    Experience Needed
    3-5 years
    Salary Info
    Based on experience
  • Overview

    DIRECTOR OF NURSING (DON)

    Full Time - Johnstown, PA

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    LaurelWood Care Center is a 120-bed comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, our center has come to revolutionize senior care, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years. At the center of our mission are strong nursing skills and an ongoing commitment to the training, development and success of its nursing staff. We are seeking an experienced management-focused RN to fill the Director of Nursing role. The Director of Nursing oversees all related functions, coordinating skilled nursing services to ensure the utmost in quality care for both geriatric residents and residents of varying ages.

    Responsibilities

    This Director of Nursing position is a senior-level role and includes a host of diverse responsibilities across both clinical and managerial functions, including:

    • Recruiting, hiring, training and evaluating all nursing department personnel
    • Developing nursing service objectives, performance standards and various policies/procedures for all categories of nursing personnel
    • Evaluating resident care as it relates to needs, family involvement and the physician’s plan of care
    • Assessing resident responses to medication and treatment, and providing skilled recommendations for necessary nursing next steps
    • Managing emergency situations and, in the absence of a physician, initiating life saving measures, as appropriate
    • Conducting daily resident rounds and initiating corrective action, as needed
    • Overseeing nursing orientations and new personnel training, as well as comprehensive in-service programs for licensed and unlicensed staff
    • Directing and implementing nursing educational programs geared towards geriatric residents and residents of varying ages, as well as programs designed for families and external caregivers
    • Planning and implementation of the nursing department budget, and ensuring all team members work within these guidelines
    • Directing the allocation of nursing service equipment and supplies within the facility, to maximize efficiency and economical utilization

    Qualifications

    This management position reports directly to the Administrator, and will serve as the day-to-day leader for this important unit. As such, advanced training in nursing supervision/management is critical, as is sound medical and professional judgment, geriatric experience and top-notch interpersonal skills are essential. Professional requirements include a current PA RN license, as well as a minimum of 3-5 years supervisory or administrative experience in a long term care setting, preferably in a Director of Nursing or Assistant Director of Nursing role. The ideal candidate will possess a strong knowledge base in state and federal regulations and have proven leadership and administrative skills, with a professional demeanor. Along with a competitive salary, we offer an attractive, comprehensive benefits package, including free CEUs for license renewal. EOE.

     

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