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Director of Nursing Skilled Medical
Location: Wauchula, Florida
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 1
We are a Skilled Nursing Facility in Central Florida. Our primary function is to offer continuous nursing, medical, and other health and social services on a 24-hour basis, under physician directed care and RN supervision. We focus on providing care for patients who are not in the acute phase of illness or requiring services in a hospital and who require primary, restorative, or skilled nursing services on an inpatient or custodial care basis. Our goal is to help our patients reach a degree of self-care in essential daily living. We service a multitude of patients and their families at our facility, while remaining committed to the professional development of our staff, the functional improvement of our patients, and the cultivation of strong partnerships within our communities.
What We’re Looking For:
We’re looking for a dynamic Director of Nursing to lead our clinical team and provide our residents with an exceptional care experience. We need you to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of your Nursing Service Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations. Must have SNF experience. MDS knowledge and or experience is preferred.
What You Will Do:
Interview, hire, and train employees; plan, assign, and direct work; appraise performance; reward and discipline employees; address complaints and resolve problems
Coordinate care and services to improve organization and implementation of plans of care, and quality of life and for all residents.
Ensure proper assessment of all prospective residents prior to admission including visiting client at their home or in the hospital.
Develop staffing plans that assure sufficient staffing to meet direct care needs, recommend numbers and types of nursing personnel necessary to provide care and maintain compliance
Ensure 24 hour availability as nursing administration resource by providing on-call and telephone access or designating an alternative, qualified nursing staff member to do so.
Audit clinical records for accuracy and completeness of comprehensive resident assessments, effective documentation reflecting resident responses to interventions and consistent implementation of plans of care by all staff and professionals, on all shifts.
Conduct quality assessment and assurance activities, including regulatory compliance rounds, in all departments to monitor performance and to continuously improve quality
Lead and participate in interdisciplinary conferences as needed to develop adequate plans of care.
Establish and maintain established policies, procedures, CQI programs and safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Provide direct administrative and technical supervision of nursing, admissions and continuing care functions.
Establish performance goals.
Provide leadership in planning, organization, evaluation and fiscal management
Collaborate with executive management team on Goals of the facility.
Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members to develop and promote programs to enhance the resident’s quality of life and healthcare
Ensure compliance with applicable local, state and federal regulations and the policies and procedures.
Assist in the preparation of departmental budgets and allocation of funds based upon a review of department estimates and recommendations.
What We Offer:
$5000 Sign On Bonus
STD, LTD, Life & ADD Insurance Plans
Professional Development Allowance
Student Loan Repayment
Opportunities for advancement within the medical field
Lakeside Neurologic is an DFWP and EOE. For more information on Lakeside Neurologic go to www.lakesideneurologic.com
Come Join Our Amazing Team!!!!
2 years of DON experience in a Skilled Nursing Facility required.
MDS experience is preferred.
Unrestricted RN license in the state of Florida
Must meet eligibility for Level II Background Screening requirements and Abuse Registry Check.