Clinical Director, RN

2 weeks ago


Ecumen Evergreens of Fargo seeks a Clinical Director/RN to join its team.  Ecumen Evergreens of Fargo consists of 30 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 15 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services.  Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.



The Clinical Director is responsible for ensuring that the health and safety of all residents are met through visits with staff.  The Clinical Director will ensure that staff is trained in medical procedures and policies which are current and up-to-date.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Completes initial assessment of potential residents to assure that their needs will be met.  Implements service agreements with all residents upon move-in.  Performs supervisory visits and reviews/revises service agreements as needed and/or required.
  • Assures residents have up-to-date care plans.  Monitors and maintains resident charts and clinical progress notes.
  • Assures all physician orders are signed and implemented with-in 24 hours.
  • Maintains and monitors medication administration program. Supervises medication practices and medical equipment being used in the building. Follows-up with physicians regarding medications and/or medical conditions
  • Communicates in resident’s log any information that staff need to be aware of. Assures that staff clearly understand and follow all resident care procedures.
  • Provides health and medication training to all new employees as well as continued education for all staff and documents such training to assure compliance with state, federal and local regulations.  A minimum of 12 hours of in-services must be held per year.
  • Assures compliance with regulations and is available for federal and state licensure surveys.
  • Hires, trains, and supervises RNs, LPNs and Resident Assistants.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures.  Works with Housing Director to assure emergency procedures are in place.  Responds appropriately to safety hazards, fire drills and other emergency situations
  • Assist in preparation of annual budget for nursing department
  • Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities for all Ecumen Positions:


1.      Acting with Honor and Character

  • Ethics and Values: Engages in open and honest dialogue with others.  Treats individuals respectfully, professionally and fairly.
  • Integrity and Trust.  Shows consistency between words and actions.  Protects confidential (and sensitive) information.  Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration.

2.      Honoring Brand

  • Personal Alignment: Models commitment to Ecumen's mission, vision, values. Demonstrates an understanding of how their role contributes and adds value to their business unit and Ecumen.
  • Drive and Initiative: Sets high standards for his or her performance.  Accepts responsibility for taking initial action.

3.      Creating the new and different

  • Creativity: Is willing to challenge the status quo.  Encourages others to try new methods and approaches.  Supports his/her team, even when the initial efforts are unsuccessful.

4.      Empowerment

  • Customer and Team Focus: Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships.  Demonstrates effective listening skills.  Involves others in shaping plans and making decisions that affect them.  Uses customer perspective, feedback and data for decision making and improvements in service delivery.  Reliably and consistently demonstrates timely follow through and responsiveness to customer needs and requests.  Champions initiatives that drive increased customer satisfaction.


This position requires a person who is a Graduate of accredited school of nursing for Registered Nurse.  Related experience is preferred along with a required license as a Registered Nurse within the state in which working and must maintain licensure.  All Ecumen employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness.

EOE/AA. Drug Free Workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.


We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.


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