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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/16/2016

Prestige Care, Inc Burlington, WA

Burlington, WA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Associates Degree


For more information about this position contact:

Katie Kettlety

Sr. Recruiter


Burlington Nursing Rehab is a 5 star CMS rated care center located one hour north of Seattle, WA. Within minutes of the beautiful North Cascade Mountains and the shoreline of Padilla Bay, Burlington, WA is a picturesque community that offers endless outdoor recreation. We offer a great relocation package competitive compensation.

Our staff at Burlington Nursing Rehab is looking forward to welcoming you to the Prestige Care family!

Job Summary:

The Director of Nursing Services is a Registered Nurse who is responsible to direct the daily care services of the facility in a professional manner using resources effectively and efficiently to attain and maintain the highest level of care to residents in accordance with regulatory standards.

Essential Functions:

The Director of Nursing is responsible for the delivery of nursing services to include planning, implementing, and evaluating the care plan of each resident to maximize resident quality of life and quality of care with the integration of resident rights.
The DNS oversees that the residents dignity and right to privacy are upheld, and residents are free from sexual abuse, physical abuse, mental abuse, corporal punishment, exploitation, neglect and involuntary seclusion.
Responsible for making sure that there is adequate staff in number and ability to maintain the highest practicable level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well being for each resident that meets the state and federal regulations.
The DNS keeps the facility in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local standards and regulations and that resident and staff information is made available only according to the state or federal regulations.
The Director of Nursing develops and evaluates with the health care team and administrator, resident care goals and policies in order to assure that adequate resources and services are provided to residents, reviews logs and medical records on an ongoing basis ensuring highest practicable care is being delivered.
Maintains safety rules and procedures that incorporate federal and state regulations and company policies.
The Director of Nursing is responsible for keeping the department on budget and ensuring conformance with standards of quality care, keeping the administrator up to date on budget concerns.
Observes, mentors, and trains new and current staff including Registered Nurses, LPN, CNA to facility programs, policies and procedures and holds staff accountable for duties assigned.
Keeps the administrator up to date on resident changes, staffing changes and service plan changes.
Attends and participate in continuing education programs keeping CEUs credits up to date and attend and participate in training, in-services, and staff meetings.
Performs other related duties as assigned.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing, or a Diploma in Nursing from an accredited nursing program.
Current, unencumbered Registered Nurse license in the state where this position resides or the ability to acquire an Registered Nurse license in the state.
Must have a minimum of four years working in geriatric nursing, including experience with medication administration, delivery systems and pharmacies.
Two years in supervisory/management position, including experience with budgets, staff development, training and scheduling. Additional course work in management is an asset.
Working knowledge of MDS process, state and federal survey, and CMS is preferred.
Must have the ability to creatively problem-solve in both resident care and employee management situations.
Must be a team player, well organized, and flexible.

At Prestige, we offer a dynamic and collaborative environment where you will not only make a difference in the lives of others every day; you have the opportunity to grow professionally, learn new skills and advance your career.

Benefits Include:

Medical, dental and vision coverageHSA/FSA AccountsEmployer Paid Group Life and ADD insurance401(k) plan with w/Company MatchPaid VacationCommitment to career developmentScholarship/Tuition Reimbursement ProgramEmployee Discounts: Cell Service, Theme Parks and much more!*Benefit options may be different depending on community and employment status.