Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Therapy Services

Director of Nursing

Job ID
2017-22095
Type
Regular Full-Time
Normandy Terrace Nursing & Rehab Center
841 Rice Road
US-TX-San Antonio

Overview

MAKE YOUR MARK, WHERE CARE MATTERS!

Diversicare is a premier provider of post-acute healthcare services with a strong legacy of quality care. We strive to foster a culture of transparency, support, and innovation. Our Mission is to improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations . We are proud to provide work/life integration for our team members and offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Diversicare operates 76 centers in ten states primarily in the Midwest, Southeast and Southwest. As direct caregivers, you will play an instrumental role in taking exceptional care of our patients and residents, our most important responsibility. We are seeking compassionate caregivers to assist our patients and residents with activities of daily living. We are committed to providing a supportive and collaborative work environment for our team members. A qualified candidate is responsible for all key accountabilities in a manner that is reflective of Diversicare’s Mission and Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork, and Stewardship. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients and residents you serve, Diversicare is the place for you.

Responsibilities

 

  • Assumes responsibility of center in absence of Administrator.
  • Implements policies/procedures with follow-up and supervision of staff to ensure compliance; works closely with Medical Director, Health Department, C.D.C., etc. to ensure current standard practices are in place; recommends to regional office changes in policies/ procedures as needed.
  • Assists in preparing budget for the department; administers approved budget.
  • Recruits, selects, coaches, disciplines and terminates employees of the Nursing Department; ensures Nursing Department employees are scheduled; develops efficient work functions; conducts performance evaluations timely for nursing professionals.
  • .Analyzes and evaluates nursing and related services rendered to improve quality of resident care and plan better utilization of staff time and activities.
  • Ensures positive outcomes are accomplished for residents; responsible to develop systems and work schedules that respect resident’s lifestyle and ensure the resident reaches the highest attainable level of functioning; makes rounds at least daily; follows up daily on each shift to ensure changes in status are reported and recorded.

Qualifications

  1. Current R.N. License by State Board of Nursing required with demonstrated managerial and administrative ability.
  2. Prefer experience in the long-term care profession or working with geriatric population.
  3. Must have at least two years supervisory experience.
  4. Skills in organizing and planning programs and assigning personnel to provide nursing service for residents.
  5. Ability to evaluate reports, programs, and other data against both judgmental and verifiable  criteria.

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