Director of Nursing(DON-LTC/Skilled Care)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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Location: Iron Mountain, MI

Are you interested in working for a company that is interested in candidates that are interested in patient care?
Would you like to work and live in the UP of Michigan that offers small town living and is very welcoming?
Then this could be an opportunity for you.
Summary:
The DON is responsible and accountable for the overall management of the Nursing Department. Coordinates with other disciplines to provide quality care to all residents.
Supports and practices the philosophy, policies, and objectives of the Company.
Monitors the outcomes of nursing services activity by coordinating facility committees and using the quality assurance program to implement efficient and effective nursing interventions.
Ensures that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.
Performs all duties using independent judgment and discretion to implement regulations and policy.
Qualifications:
Registered Nurse (RN) with required state licensure; BSN preferred.
At least three (3) years of successful management experience in a long term care environment as evidenced by: average number of federal surveys without sub-standard care or immediate jeopardy in any clinical regulations.
Has demonstrated successful clearance of follow-up surveys and has kept nursing staff turnover to a minimum.
Working knowledge of nursing home regulations and the Nurse Practice Act, including MDS procedures and reimbursement guidelines under Medicare and Medicaid and standards of practice relating to the prevention of weight loss, pressure wounds, unnecessary pain, and falls.
Genuine caring for and interest in the elderly and physically and mentally challenged people; and the ability to relate positively to residents, their families, employees and the community at large.
Must show the ability to communicate effectively.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this job, with or without accommodation.
Additional Info:
The company is a leading provider of short-term post-acute rehabilitation and long-term nursing care.
They currently operate several skilled nursing centers in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Wisconsin with nearly 4,000 beds.
This facility is around 50 beds.
The company is offering a salary between 75-85K depending on experience along with a great benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, 401K, PTO and tuition

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