Nurse Management - Director of Nursing (RN) - IN, Mishawaka - Job

Golden Living Centers  -  Mishawaka, Indiana 46544
3/10/2020 9:20:03 AM
JOB ID: 2933204 Specialty: Nurse Management




Director of Nursing (RN)

Position Director of Nursing (RN)

We're counting on you, our Director of Nursing (RN), to lead one of the most technically advanced nursing environments in healthcare. At Golden LivingCenters, our nurses utilize Computerized Medical Records, Automated Dispensing Technology and much more. Our goal is to give nurses more time to interact with their patients while giving each Director of Nursing more time to lead their staff. Golden LivingCenters shares your passion for improving quality of life through innovative healthcare one person, one family, and one community at a time. Our commitment to outstanding care continues with you.


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.


* 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 the annual budget for the living center. Monitors monthly performance of nursing services 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, oversees 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 the living center's ability to provide an 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 the development of appropriate plans of action


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

Position Requirements


* Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
* Valid State licensure as a Registered Nurse (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


* 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


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.


At Golden LivingCenters, we share our passion for improving quality of life through innovative healthcare, one person, one family and one community at a time. Each of our 23 Indiana Living Centers is held to the highest clinical standards and is staffed by caring, experienced professionals. We strive to hire and retain personnel of ability, character, and dedication by providing good working conditions, training and leadership, and personal growth opportunities.

Location 00220 - Mishawaka
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Shift -not applicable-
Category Nurse Management
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Position: Full-Time

Mishawaka, IN
Mishawaka, Indiana