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Director of Nursing

Director of Nursing

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US-MN-Minneapolis/St. Paul

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Director of Nursing $5000.00 sign on bonus.


Abiitan, an Ecumen development located in the heart of the Mill City neighborhood of Downtown Minneapolis, is seeking a Director of Nursing to join its team. Ecumen is seeking an energetic, passionate, and skilled leader to serve the Abiitan community.


An entrance deposit community, Abiitan is comprised of 86 independent living residences, as well as an additional floor of residences for those requiring memory care. Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live and Abiitan is the newest and most innovative senior living concept in the upper Midwest. Abiitan offers its residents the pinnacle of service and location. Abiitan is one block from the Mississippi river, 2 blocks from the Guthrie theater and just steps away from all the cultures, arts, and events that downtown living can provide. Abiitan offers a restaurant, fully licensed bar, coffee shop, fitness center in collaboration with 501 Fit open to the public, two courtyard areas, rooftop patio facing the downtown Minneapolis sky line and free parking!


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. We are looking for team members who can embrace creativity and deliver excellent customer service to make Abiitan the best place to work in Downtown Minneapolis.


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 timeframe.

  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.


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.