Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid
Director of Nursing:
Looking for a change?* Are you a leader who is ready to take the next step? We want to talk with you!* Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid has a Director of Nursing Services position available!*$10k Sign-on Bonus and Relocation package!
The Director of Nursing Services team member assists with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by being responsible for overall nurse staffing, staff training and development, and management of personnel in the Nursing Services Department of a residential health care facility; quality of nursing care assessment, planning, documentation and provision of services to residents; coordination of medical and pharmaceutical services in cooperation with the Medical Director, Pharmacy Consultant and Major Vendor Pharmacy; proper placement for care of residents, determined in cooperation with facility staff and Attending Physician; coordination of inter-disciplinary health care services for residents that are provided by facility staff, other service providers, and consultants; participation and promotion of Quality Management activities and programs for ongoing improvement in nursing services to the facility.
Director of Nursing Responsibilities:
*Handle direct orientation and job training of the Assistant Director Nursing Services/Day Supervisor, Head Nurse, Evening Supervisor, Night Supervisor, Medical Records Assistant, and Clinical Instructor.*
*Hire and terminate employment of department staff, and discipline all personnel in the Nursing Services Department as necessary; conduct Exit Interview with department staff who have worked at the facility at least six months.
*Oversee the development and planning of orientation and training program for all department staff in cooperation with the Assistant Director Nursing Services/Day Supervisor, In-service Coordinator, Administrator, and Board President.
*Develop ongoing in-service training programs for nursing and other facility staff in cooperation with the Assistant
*Director of Nursing Services/Day Supervisor, and Administrative Services Department staff. May serve as the designated Program Coordinator for the Nursing Assistant 100-Hour Training Program; ensure that program is in compliance with applicable state and federal laws.
*Review and process personnel information including job performance evaluations, status change requests, time sheets, leave of absence requests, etc.
*Remain aware of staff disciplinary actions taken by supervisory staff, and assist with discipline, upon request.
Director of Nursing Qualifications:
*Credentials of a Registered Professional Nurse with a current State license required.
*Bachelor's degree in nursing or administration preferred.
*At least two years of supervisory nursing experience and additional training and experience commensurate with the size of the facility and responsibilities of the position required.
*Geriatric nursing training preferred.
*Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing, utilize creative problem solving, and handle problems diplomatically required.
*Exhibits characteristics of effective managerial leadership skills. These characteristics should include: desire for improvement; builder of trust; creating an environment where staff can experience pride. Their efforts are directed at allowing each worker to perform his or her own work and performing in a manner consistent with the aims and standards of the organization.
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Location/Region: Lake Placid, NY (12946)