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Director of Nursing

Company: Jennings
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDirector of NursingJennings - Life As It Should BeAt Jennings, each person helps to nurture our values-based culture.Our values are more than words, they are expectations for an environment where people are caring and respectful, as well as creative and fun!As a Director of Nursing at Jennings you will have primary accountability to lead and manage the Nursing Department for Jennings Center for Older Adults, including all healthcare delivery.Title: Director of NursingStatus: Full TimeRequirements for the Director of Nursing:

  • Registered Nurse with a minimum of a Bachelor's of Science Degree.
  • In-depth knowledge of long-term care clinical/health services.
  • Broad, general business knowledge.
  • Leadership skills: coaching, team building, goal setting, decision making, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • In-depth emotional intelligence: demonstrated self-awareness and accurate self-assessment, sensitivity and empathy, openness, reliability and consistency.
  • Seasoned level of clinical management experience in long term care environment.Responsibilities of a Director of Nursing:
    • Assume 24 hour administrative authority, responsibility and accountability for functions, activities, and education of assigned neighborhoods and staff.
    • Provide oversight of the MDS, Care Planning process and Restorative Programs.
    • Assist in acquiring staff to work as needed.
    • Direct the development of goals and objectives, performance standards, and policies and procedures.
    • Direct, evaluate and supervise Resident care.
    • Assess Resident care needs and assist in the development of individualized plans of resident care.
    • Evaluate Resident care as related to individualized Resident needs, family involvement and the physician's plan for care of the Resident.
    • Attend Resident care conferences on a weekly basis and conduct if needed.
    • Assess Resident responses to medication and treatments, and make appropriate recommendations for nursing action to be implemented.
    • Conduct daily Resident rounds and report problems to the Administrator and/or Medical Director.
    • Identify safety hazards and initiate corrective action.
    • Direct implementation of "Resident Bill of Rights".
    • Conduct staff meetings with all shifts for purposes of planning, coordinating and implementation of policy and procedures.
    • Lead the Clinical Quality Assurance Sub-committee and serve on the QA Oversight Committee.
    • Demonstrate consistent ability to manage nursing problems, emergency, and initiate "life saving" measures in the absence of a physician.
    • Assume responsibility for nursing compliance to federal, state and local regulations.
    • Use the electronic software system, and function as a resource if needed.
    • Direct the allocation of equipment and supplies and establish guidelines for efficient, economical utilization of supplies and equipment.
    • Conduct interviews, hire staff members, conduct counseling interviews and initiate corrective action as necessary.
    • Prepare written staff performance evaluations and initiate recommendations for salary increases, promotions, or terminations.
    • Participate in committees, both within the organization and in the community.
    • Work cooperatively with the Director of Quality and Innovations in order to implement clinical measures, outcomes and programs that support good resident and patient care.
    • Assist with building census as required.About Jennings
      • Delivering quality care with joy & compassion since 1942, Jennings provides choices as unique as each individual: from a variety of Senior Care options, Rehabilitation Services and Child Care!
      • Recognized as an Employer of Choice for over a decade!Garfield Heights: This centrally located campus, offers choices from independent living residences to long-term care. We also provide community-based services such as adult day services, child and infant care, short-term skilled nursing and rehabilitation, home care and hospice.Benefits offered by Jennings:
        • Health Insurance Plans, medical coverage with MMO
        • Dental Insurance through Delta Dental
        • Vision, Life, AD&D, Short Term Disability, Critical Illness, and Accident Insurance
        • Flexible Spending Account
        • Retirement Savings Program (403B)
        • Superwell Programs to support fitness and overall health and well being
        • Smartchoice Patient Outreach Program, GoodRX, and Nurseline
        • Bonus Opportunities!
        • Tuition Assistance
        • Flexible Scheduling Options
        • Faith based, mission driven organization.
        • Values of Respect, Compassion, Discovery of Potential, Celebration of Life and Community
        • Daily/Weekly Pay with PayActive
        • Sparkling clean beautiful environment.

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