Summary of Position:
We're searching for an experienced, passionate, and dedicated Director of Nursing (DON)
The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership attributes to provide clinical oversight and supervision to our nursing and care staff team members. The DON is responsible for planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall functions of our nursing departments in accordance with federal, state, and local standards to ensure the highest degree of quality care is provided to The Plaza residents at all times.
Responsible for planning, implementing and supervising nursing department; interviews, hires, supervises, evaluates and counsels resident care staff; conducts regular on-going care staff meetings and in-services; establishes time schedules (or delegates this responsibility to a capable staff member) for resident care staff on each shift and in accordance with budget; assures prompt, appropriate action in cases of injury, illness, fire or other emergencies. Performs assessment (or delegates this responsibility to a capable staff member) in coordination with Administrator and marketing staff members on each resident prior to admission to determine if prospective resident's care needs can be appropriately met by the facility. Assigns resident to appropriate level of care and ensures that resident is re-assessed within timelines established by regulation and facility policy. Ensures physician and family members are apprised of changes in resident's condition and that family/resident representative care conferences are held consistently.
The Plaza Assisted Living in an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about this position please visit our website at: www.theplazaassistedliving.com or contact Human Resources at: 808-628-7266