Assistant DNS

Golden Living Centers 309 W Pike Ave -  Petersburg, Indiana 47567
2/19/2018 4:10:09 PM
JOB ID: NUR-18-00113 Specialty: Nursing

   

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JOB ADVERTISEMENT

As an Assistant Director of Nursing Services at Golden LivingCenters, you know how special our nursing staff is to us. Thanks to our nurse managers, we are able to provide the best primary care to our patients. Your job is to oversee and enhance the entire department, providing meaningful recommendations for improvement and evaluating quality and ensuring our staff has everything they need to be successful. You'll manage and meticulously monitor the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of nursing care and services provided to patients. Guaranteeing clinical excellence will be at the core of everything you do. Golden LivingCenters will be a brighter place because of your hard work in this highly respected and integral position.

Are you ready to take on this special role and oversee an excellent nursing staff because quality healthcare is that important to you? The right candidate will have experience in nurse management and be inspired to make a difference.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Provides services to assigned location in the absence of Director of Nursing Services on a temporary basis until the position is no longer required or has been filled by a permanent Director of Nursing Services

Plans, coordinates and manages the nursing department. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of nursing care and services provided to residents. Maintains quality care that is consistent with company and regulatory standards. Assumes responsibilities of daily operations in the absence of Executive Director.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • 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 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

CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Must adhere to the Company's Code of Conduct and Business Ethics policy including documentation and reporting responsibilities




QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
  • Valid State licensure as an RN
  • Must hold and maintain a current CPR certification
  • One to three (1-3) years of management or supervisory experience in long-term care or acute care. Restorative or geriatric nursing experience preferred.
  • Supervises nursing staff and others for whom they are administratively or professionally responsible
  • Proficient in the use of personal computer
  • Must be able to travel, including overnight stays
  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & BEHAVIORS

  • Must have ability to complete multiple projects
  • Capable of working with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information
  • Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, government regulators and other employees at all levels

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS

  • Mobility, reaching, bending, lifting, grasping, fingering, fine hand coordination, ability to talk and hear; ability to read and write; ability to communicate with personnel, ability to remain calm under stress. Ability to adequately lift, support and bodily manipulate the weight of a patient.


COMPANY PROFILE

Golden Living and AseraCare Hospice are committed to enhancing the lives of the patients we care for. Here, you'll find some of the best professionals in healthcare working together to provide the highest level of care to every patient and resident we serve. And, we're able to offer career opportunities that fit almost anyone's background or level of experience. From where you work to how you work to everything in between, we're confident that at Golden Living and AseraCare Hospice, you'll find exactly what you're looking for in your career.



Position: Full-Time
Shift: Days

Petersburg, IN
Petersburg, Indiana


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