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Director of Nursing

Director of Nursing

ID 
2017-11657
Posted Date 
12/7/2017
Category 
Nursing
Days/Hours 
..
Type 
Full-Time
Location  
US-MN-Maplewood

More information about this job

Overview

Ecumen Seasons at Maplewood seeks a Director of Nursing to join its team.  Ecumen Seasons at Maplewood consists of 120 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 30 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

Responsibilities

The Director of Nursing ensures that the health and safety needs of all residents are met. This position is responsible for the management and supervision of all direct care staff, ensuring that staff are trained and competent to deliver all nursing tasks. The Director of Nursing ensures the facility is in compliance with current state and federal regulations and follows all nursing standards of practice. 

 

Essential job responsibilities include:

 

  1. Completes initial assessment of each resident, determines nursing care needs, and creates a service agreement/plan appropriate for each resident. Performs supervisory visits and reviews/revises service agreements as needed and/or required.
     
  2. Ensures residents have up to date care plans that are appropriately delegated and performed by direct care staff. Reviews resident health records to ensure documentation is accurate and appropriate and that all physician orders are signed and implemented within specified time-frame.
     
  3. Supervises RNs, LPNs and Resident Assistants. Assists with hiring, training, competency reviews and CEU verification.
     
  4. Consults and communicates with resident’s physicians, any needs, concerns or changes in condition; promptly initiating physician’s orders. Updates resident and/or responsible party with changes as needed.
     
  5. Maintains and monitors medication administration program; provides medication training to new employees, supervises medication practices, and communicates with physicians regarding medications and medical conditions.
     
  6. Ensures compliance with regulations and is available for federal and state licensure surveys as needed.
     
  7. Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures. Works with leadership team to ensure emergency procedures are in place.  Responds appropriately to safety hazards, fire drills and other emergency situations.
     
  8. Assists in preparation of annual budget for nursing department.

Qualifications

Director of Nursing

Minimum Required Qualifications:

 

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing for Registered Nurse.
  • 3-5 years related experience
  • Licensure/Certification Required: Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse within the state in which working and must maintain licensure
  • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • BSN degree
  • Senior care experience

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.