The brand new 305 West End Residence is a 5 star luxury Assisted Living located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. We are looking for a talented Director of Nursing (DON) with supervisory experience in geriatric services to direct/manage/support our Wellness Department as the Director of Nursing. This will be a unique and exciting opportunity to help maintain an effective Resident Health Services Department within our beautiful and luxurious senior living community.
Our goal is to provide seniors with the supports needed to lead happy, self-directed lives. If you are a caring, hard working, reliable Nurse who is not afraid to be hands on, we may like you to be part of our dedicated world class 305 West End Team.
The Director of Nursing will manage the day-to-day 24/7 operations of the Resident Health Services Department
Provide leadership, hire and train staff, as well as develop and coordinate service plans
Conduct resident assessments both on and off site in conjunction with the Case Manager, communicate with physicians, residents and families while maintaining regulatory compliance.
Our Reflections Department, which serves our Residents with Alzheimer's and Dementia, is also within the Wellness Department and under the administration of the DON with the support of the Director of Reflections/Memory Care and Case Manager.
The successful DON must have an abiding respect for and knowledge of the elderly and an extraordinary ability to multi-task.
The Director of Nursing is an essential and key position that has an emphasis on geriatric care management, reporting to the Executive Director.
We are looking for candidates that holds a current RN license, with proven capabilities in managing a team, developing employee schedules, maintaining charts, overseeing medication administration and creating staff assignments.
You must show a proven track record of getting your team working together for the good of the community.
305 West End offers a comprehensive benefits package including health/dental insurance, 401(k), bonuses, salary merit increase and much more while working in a warm, nurturing and upscale environment. This position will require a schedule to include one weekend day per week for a Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday schedule.
Active RN license
Knowledge of New York State Department of Health regulations for Adult Home or Enriched Housing is a huge plus
4+ years gerontological nursing and administration experience
Case Management experience a plus
Excellent people skills and the ability to communicate effectively across diverse audiences
Successful Management or Supervisory methodology with experience managing a department as well as interviewing, hiring, scheduling and training staff
Proficient computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
Person of integrity with an absolute commitment to Resident care
Experience in Assisted Living, Home Health or Skilled Nursing Setting
Sense of humor and composure-under-pressure are key qualities that we look for!