Consulate Health Care Traveling Director of Nursing / DON - Regional-Jackson, MS in Jackson, Mississippi
Job ID 40190
Position Location US-MS-Jackson
Facility Name Regional-Jackson, MS
Job Category Management
Position Status FT (Full Time)
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 facilities located in the Gulf Coast Division.
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!
Plan, coordinate and manage the nursing department of a facility. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of nursing care and services provided to residents. Provide coverage, stabilization and progression of the business plan during times of vacancies and on-boarding of newly hired leaders. The Divisional Director of Clinical Services must also conduct an immediate assessment of systems/processes in place at the care center they are supporting to ensure compliance with company practices are in place as well as conduct a leadership evaluation of the care center department heads to determine and create a plan to upgrade and or develop talent where identified.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Oversees the nursing staff for the provision of quality and appropriate resident / patient care that meets or exceeds company and regulatory standards
Assists in the preparation of annual budget for the living center. Monitors monthly performance of nursing services in relation to budget and intervenes as needed
Schedules and performs rounds to monitor and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of nursing care
Maintains administrative authority, responsibility and accountability for the proper charting and documentation of care, medications and treatments
Hires nursing staff, oversee the provision of orientation/training by a qualified Director of Education and retains qualified staff to carry out nursing programs and services. Reviews employee performance and conducts periodic performance appraisals timely
Develops and implements the written staffing plan and nursing schedule that reflects the needs of the resident and patient population
Evaluates current and potential residents and patients to determine and maintain living center’s ability to provide appropriate level of care
Maintains regular and ongoing communication with the living center’s Medical Director to identify educational needs for staff and provide quality care and services to meet the needs of residents
Manages clinical aspects of state or federal government survey processes
Conducts daily Clinical Start-up meeting with the interdisciplinary team to review resident and patient status
Attends the weekly “at risk” meeting and reviews modifications to residents’ and patient’s plan of care
Oversees and monitors the Resident Assessment process for accuracy, attends care planning conferences periodically to determine compliance with care planning guidelines
Collects, reviews, and analyzes clinical outcome data and determines trends. Brings identified concerns to the QA&A committee for development of appropriate plans of action
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
Must hold and maintain a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in assigned states - state specific licensing is not required for assignments where individual is not acting as the Director Nursing Services
Minimum five (5) years management or supervisory experience in long-term care or acute care
Restorative or geriatric nursing experience preferred
Proven track record in performance management and effective leadership
Ability to travel extensively including overnight stays and for extended periods of time
Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance
Facility and Benefit Information
Consulate Health Care rewards its professionals for their hard work and dedication to company success with a comprehensive benefit and incentives program including enhanced generous paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability and much more. We provide competitive pay, and a multitude of opportunities for career advancement, and personal growth. As a Consulate employee, you will provide service to our caregivers who fulfill our mission of “ Providing service with our Hearts and Hands ”.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Consulate Health Care is excited to introduce our New Work Life Balance Program
Consulate Health Care recognizes the significant time demands on select positions and now offers a Work Life Balance Program (WLBP), a favorable benefit for both the employee and company allowing flexibility in time off. The Work Life Balance Program is not your typical accrual based program, but is considered “ Unlimited” time off for the purposes of vacation and absences related to illness/injury. Our WLBP is available to you effective immediately upon start! No waiting periods! You may take up to two (2) consecutive weeks at any time, with prior approval from your supervisor. In addition,employees covered under WLBP will automatically be paid for the six (6 ) company recognized holidays:
New Year’s Day
We recognize the importance of your position and as such, we’ve gone through great lengths to provide you with a superior work/life balance program, which is not easily matched—or even available—in the long term care sector.
Where Will Compassion Take You?
At Consulate Health Care, we're looking for talented, compassionate and hard-working individuals who are eager to serve others. Our team members go above and beyond to give our residents and patients the care they deserve — so you'll find that every day with Consulate Health Care offers new and exciting opportunities to learn and grow.
Compassionate hearts and passionate dedication – these two qualities shine in our team members and provide the foundation for our mission of “Providing Service With Our Hearts and Hands” . The compassion you'll show to residents, patients and their families is the lifeline of our business, while relationships with your peers and coworkers will strengthen our vibrant, diverse community.
Consulate Health Care is one of the nation's leading providers of Senior healthcare services, specializing in post-acute care. Operating in 21 states, we offer services ranging from short-term transitional care to Alzheimer’s and dementia care.
24-hour skilled nursing care
Comprehensive post-acute care
Physical, Occupational and Speech therapies
"Your Journey Home" short-term rehab program
Alzheimer's and dementia care
Care for medically-complex patients