Director of Nursing 9/8/2016
JSA Search, Inc.
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Must have current RN license
QUALIFICATIONS : Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state in which practicing.
Experienced or trained in nursing service administration, rehabilitation, psychiatric or geriatric nursing.
Demonstrates knowledge of and ability to apply basic principles of nursing care and teaching.
Demonstrates leadership ability and capability to work effectively with all levels of personnel.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assumes ultimate responsibility for coordinating plans for the total care of each resident which comply with physician's orders, governmental regulations and facility resident care policies.
Develops, maintains and upgrades nursing service objectives, standards for nursing practice, nursing procedure manuals and written job descriptions for each level of nursing personnel.
Assists in controlling nursing service hours and supply costs, including recommendation for the number and type of nursing personnel to be employed and nursing service equipment and supply needs.
Participates in admission and discharge planning for residents.
Maintains contact with physicians as necessary according to resident needs, facility policies and governmental regulations.