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Director of Nursing

Company: Columbia Manor Inc
Location: Columbia
Posted on: August 29, 2020

Job Description:

Columbia Manor Care is searching for a talented and dedicated Director of Nursing to lead our nursing team! The Director of Nursing will be responsible for the overall quality clinical outcomes of the facility. Priority one will be quality care, customer service and employee relations. In addition, regulatory management, responsible for attracting and retaining top performing talented team members as well as the supervision and career coaching of existing team members on staff. Our pursuit of excellence begins with a commitment to our staff. We realize how important they are to the success of our healthcare centers, which is why we strive to create a working environment that supports career growth and personal success for our entire staff.Benefits Offered:* A Complete Insurance Package* 401K with Employer Match* Paid Sick Leave* Paid Vacation Time* Quick Access to Earned Wages* Tuition Reimbursement * Competitive WagesEssential Functions

  • Directs, supervises and advises department staff in nursing best practices and care quality.
  • Completes daily rounds to supervise employees and communicates with residents, families, caregivers, staff, doctors and others.
  • Ensures on call RN coverage 24/7; schedules adequate staff within the Nursing Department and makes routine adjustments to work schedules to ensure coverage on all shifts.
  • Ensures that a nurse is available to complete rounds with attending physicians.
  • Communicates all admission needs to nursing staff prior to admissions. Example: Referral report.
  • Ensures all necessary information is obtained to ensure a positive admission experience for the resident and family.
  • Contributes necessary assessment and resident information to ensure a quality Care Plan for each resident upon admission, and collaborates with other interdisciplinary team members to identify any changes that need to be made to the Care Plan on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensures that the nursing staff follows the direction of the Care Plan and all physician orders.
  • Participates in practices that attract and retain the best human talent.
  • Manages the departmental human resources function including daily staffing requirements, resolving performance issues including terminations, employee orientation on all new hires, documenting employee personnel files, and managing overtime.
  • Effectively delegates work tasks to department staff.
  • Provides training and leadership by example in protecting the confidential nature of resident information and adherence to resident rights.
  • Sets procedures to ensure the necessary and required training and education of all departmental staff on a regular basis and as required by federal, state and local laws and standards.
  • Works with the Administrator in developing department budget and provides financial management throughout the year. Brings all budget issues immediately to the attention of the Administrator.
  • Reviews referrals regarding clinical needs and completes cost sheet.
  • Makes hospital visits as needed to evaluate resident needs before admission.
  • Ensures all doctors' orders are signed; completes random audits of all orders and records to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Completes routine chart audits of all clinical documentation and systems to ensure compliance, as directed by corporate policy and procedures.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, local and company health, safety, and sanitation laws, regulations and standards, including Standard Precautions and Infection Control Guidelines.
  • Communicates with Central Supply regarding the monitoring and handling of bio-hazard waste.
  • Accountable for the resident medication program including the accurate delivery of medications by staff; performs routine medication audits and med room inspections.
  • Monitors the tracking and disposal of controlled medications.
  • Works flexible and uncertain work hours to operate a 365/24/7 department including early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed; works with all department employees by rotating through all shifts.
  • Sees that investigations are conducted by an RN and Administrator is informed regarding all reported incidents, injuries, complaints about care, allegations of abuse/neglect or misappropriation of funds; assigned RN gathers and documents all necessary information, findings and conclusions within appropriate files required by the DHSS; alerts Administrator reports findings to Administrator.
  • Coordinates with all outside consultants to ensure their recommendations have been documented, signed and implemented as appropriate.
  • Verifies completion of (and not accuracy of) and signs MDS forms when a RN is not available in the MDS Department.
  • Provides oversight of corporate and facility nursing policies and procedures and ensures they are implemented and reviewed routinely. Implements new policies, procedures and/or processes as directed by the Administrator or corporate staff.
  • Administers employee drug testing process as needed for entire facility; effectively delegates drug testing administration to nursing leadership when needed.
  • Ensures compliance with facility's various nursing programs such as wounds, weight, infection control, and pain management.NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions..

    • Must hold a current Registered Nurse license in the State of Missouri.
    • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing.
    • Experience as a Registered Nurse with progression into management roles.
    • Minimum of 2 years working in a living facility offering skilled care, rehabilitation services, assisted living and/or residential care.
    • Must have current CPR certification.
    • Dedicated interest in assisting a senior population.
    • Experience in developing and implementing individualized care plans.
    • Understanding of standard assessment tools for use in evaluating resident status.
    • Understanding of human resources function, the value of diversity in the workforce, and compliance with laws surrounding the employer-employee relationship.
    • Patience and acceptance of constant change in own work environment.
    • Excellent Customer Service Skills
    • Ability to provide Compassionate CarePreferred Education or Experience
      • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
        • Travel by automobile to required meetings and conferences.PM20 PI122947858

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