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Director of Nursing Services Registered Nurse (RN) - San Rafael

Company: San Rafael Healthcare & Wellness Center
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

San Rafael Healthcare & Wellness Center - Director of Nursing Services Registered Nurse (RN) Position Description:
Under the direction of the Administrator, the Director of Nursing Services is responsible for the administration and management of Nursing Services to residents in accordance with orders of thephysicians and total needs of the residents. Responsible for 24-hour supervision of Nursing Services.
Director of Nursing Services Registered Nurse (RN) Qualifications:
A graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state in which practicing
Experienced or trained in nursing service administration, rehabilitation, psychiatric or geriatric nursing
One or more years of demonstrated ability in nursing administration and/or supervision in a health facility in the last 5 years
Supervisory or operations management experience, a strong understanding of skilled nursing standards of care, and federal and state regulations including Medicare, Medicaid, and Managed Care reimbursement rules
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
Maintains an interest and knowledge of current trends and new developments in nursing and health administration
Demonstrates interest and ability to work effectively with the public
A desire to work with geriatric and disabled persons
Skills for critical-thinking and problem-solving
Ability to generate enthusiasm and cooperation from others
Ability to develop and maintain good interpersonal relationships
Possession of good emotional and physical health
A high level of professionalism and excellent communication skills
A genuine interest in and respect for people and a desire to be of service to them
Ability to accept and work with persons with different social and cultural traits
Ability to work in a long-term care environment
Director of Nursing Services Registered Nurse (RN) General Duties and Responsibilities
Assumes ultimate responsibility for coordinating plans for the total care of each resident which comply with physicians 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
Participates in the recruitment, selection, hiring, orientation, training, and dismissal 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
Communicating with doctors, residents, and family members about resident health
Maintains contact with physicians as necessary according to resident needs, facility policies and governmental regulations
Implementing new policies and procedures and training nurses
Evaluates information to be shared with outside nursing personnel and allied services for continuity of resident care
Assess community resources that may be utilized to improve resident care
Maintains good interpersonal relationships with residents and their families, nursing personnel, allied professional services and the community
Periodically visits residents to ensure maximum care and to ascertain need to additional or modified services
Participates in professional organization activities, identifies, and meets educations need of staff through meeting and in-service classes
Attends and participates in all required meetings, conferences and policy making committees in the facility
Promotes a safe environment within the facility, which includes fire and accident prevention, maintenance of sanitary conditions and assurance that all nursing personnel understand their roles in the event of a disaster or other disruption of services
Assures that an adequate orientation and in-service training program is provided for all nursing personnel
Confers daily with the Administrator regarding current status of nursing services and submits written reports as requested
Assigns duties and delegates responsibilities to nursing personnel according to their abilities
Evaluates performance of nursing personnel reporting to her/him and maintains evaluation records
Coordinates nursing service with other resident care services provided; such as physician, dietary, occupational, physical and speech therapies, resident activities, social services, medical records and business office
Assures that a resident Plan of Care is established for each resident and that the plan is reviewed and modified as needed
Encourages staff development and professional growth
Assures adequate 24-hour nursing coverage in the facility each day

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