Consulate Health Care Director of Nursing - DON in Bossier City, Louisiana
Job ID 112315
Position Location US-LA-Bossier City
Care Center Heritage Manor of Bossier
Job Category DCS/DON
Position Location : Street 2575 Airline Drive
Position Location : Zip 71111-5812
Position Status FT is 35+ HOURS WK
Sign-On Bonus: $10,000.00
Director of Nursing - DON
As Director of Nursing you are 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 and safe patient care. Supervises Assistant Director of Nursing, Unit Managers, Clinical Nurses, and Nursing Assistants. In the absence of the Executive Director, you are charged with carrying out the resident care policies established by this center.
Set and monitor achievement of goals and objectives for the nursing department consistent with established philosophy and standards of practice and nursing ethics.
Recruit, hire and retain qualified nursing staff to deliver efficient resident care in accordance with the established staffing plan and state mandated staffing requirements.
Evaluate and continually update competency/skills checklists for nursing staff including contracted staff.
Prepare and assure adherence to an annual operating budget for the nursing department.
Maintain and guide the implementation of current policies and procedures, which reflect adherence to corporate and external regulatory guidelines and principles of person centered care.
Collaborates with the Interdisciplinary Team.
Assure compliance with resident rights policies and work to resolve resident grievances.
Must possess, as a minimum, an RN Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in this state.
Must have proven leadership ability with two (2) years of experience in nursing services administration.
Documented training and/or experience in a setting providing services to the same age/type of resident population served by this center.
Knowledge of and ability to demonstrate skills related to management, planning and budgeting.
Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to center functions.
Knowledge of accreditation standards and regulation compliance requirements.