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Director of Nursing: LPN or RN

Company: Provision Living
Location: Florissant
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Description:DIRECTOR OF NURSINGJob Title: Director of NursingJob Status: Full TimeReports To: Executive DirectorPosition Summary:As the Director of Nursing (DON), reporting directly to the Executive Director, you ensure the provision of quality nursing care in accordance with State and Local regulations while leading the nursing team to provide a top-notch experience to all residents. This role acts as the Director in the community in the absence of the Executive Director.Essential Duties:Oversee the delivery of care to residents to ensure that emotional, physical, psychological and safety needs are metOversee and be responsible for the delivery of quality care and services to our residents in compliance with the regulationsAdminister medications and/or treatments for all residents, adhering to facility policies and proceduresManage the caregiver staffHire and train employeesEnsure all Nursing Staff strictly adheres to all medical and communication logs, policies and proceduresPerform management and administrative duties in the absence of the Executive DirectorAct as first responder to resident emergency response systemOversee and implement infection control, pharmaceutical, all policies and procedures, and assures that committee recommendations are carried outFunction as a liaison between the residents, their families, staff and the publicAssess potential residents for assisted living, independent living, and memory care regarding the care level and the appropriate placementDevelop and implement nursing service objectivesMaintain a safe work environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practicesMaintain annual budget with conjunction of the Executive DirectorMaintain current knowledge of scope of practice for self and staff members, and recognize legal implications when making nursing judgments/decisionsPerform other duties as assignedRequirements:Qualifications:Requires three (3) years of nursing experience in a senior care community with proven leadership and organizational skills, licensed Practical nurse or Registered Nurse requiredDemonstrated compliance with State and Local regulations as well as professional standards and practicesPossess a general knowledge of laws and restrictions regarding Assisted Living, Memory Care and Independent Living (where applicable), as well as a solid understanding of opportunities and limits of other levels of care within senior livingGreat communication and interpersonal skills are required, along with the heart and passion to work with older adults, and providing the best care possibleProven experience in staffing, leading, developing and retaining a strong Resident Care TeamDemonstrates excellent observation, assessment and nursing judgmentExhibit and promote a high level of customer service, hospitality, curiosity and friendliness towards all residents, visitors, associates and the overall communityAbility to remain calm in stressful situations, to be flexible, to work well with many interruptions and have skill in multi-taskingMust have respect for the principles of resident rights and confidentialityProficiency in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word applications.Education and/or Experience:Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN)Accredited RN degree, preferredAccredited LPN degree, requiredApplicable State licensure, requiredPhysical Demands:To excel in this role, it is crucial for the employee to be prepared for the possibility of working with residents who may exhibit disruptive behaviors, including verbal or physical contact issues. The physical demands outlined below are indicative of those essential for job performance, and reasonable accommodations can be arranged to facilitate individuals with disabilities in carrying out these vital functions. In the course of performing job duties, the employee will routinely engage in activities such as sitting, standing, walking, using hands to handle and feel, reaching with hands and arms, talking, and hearing. Additionally, there may be occasional requirements for crouching and lifting items weighing up to 50lbs. The employee's specific vision abilities should encompass the capacity to see both near and far distances.DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.EEO/AAby Jobble

Keywords: Provision Living, Florissant , Director of Nursing: LPN or RN, Healthcare , Florissant, Missouri

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