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Director of Nursing - LPN or RN - NEW ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY

Company: Provision Living
Location: Canton
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Description: DIRECTOR OF NURSING Job Title: Director of Nursing Job Status: Full Time Reports To: Executive Director Position 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 met
Oversee and be responsible for the delivery of quality care and services to our residents in compliance with the regulations
Administer medications and/or treatments for all residents, adhering to facility policies and procedures
Manage the caregiver staff
Hire and train employees
Ensure all Nursing Staff strictly adheres to all medical and communication logs, policies and procedures
Perform management and administrative duties in the absence of the Executive Director
Act as first responder to resident emergency response system
Oversee and implement infection control, pharmaceutical, all policies and procedures, and assures that committee recommendations are carried out
Function as a liaison between the residents, their families, staff and the public
Assess potential residents for assisted living, independent living, and memory care regarding the care level and the appropriate placement
Develop and implement nursing service objectives
Maintain a safe work environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices
Maintain annual budget with conjunction of the Executive Director
Maintain current knowledge of scope of practice for self and staff members, and recognize legal implications when making nursing judgments/decisions
Perform other duties as assigned
Requirements: 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 required
Demonstrated compliance with State and Local regulations as well as professional standards and practices
Possess 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 living
Great communication and interpersonal skills are required, along with the heart and passion to work with older adults, and providing the best care possible
Proven experience in staffing, leading, developing and retaining a strong Resident Care Team
Demonstrates excellent observation, assessment and nursing judgment
Exhibit and promote a high level of customer service, hospitality, curiosity and friendliness towards all residents, visitors, associates and the overall community
Ability to remain calm in stressful situations, to be flexible, to work well with many interruptions and have skill in multi-tasking
Must have respect for the principles of resident rights and confidentiality
Proficiency in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word applications. Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)
Accredited RN degree, preferred
Accredited LPN degree, required
Applicable State licensure, required Physical Demands: Must be able to lift/move up to 50lbs, bend, maintain stationary position, move freely, operate equipment, ascend/descend freely, and position self to reach equipment above or below normal standing height. Benefits & Compensation: We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, employee assistance program, and employer paid basic life and AD&D insurance. EEO/AA

Keywords: Provision Living, Canton , Director of Nursing - LPN or RN - NEW ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY, Executive , Canton, Michigan

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