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Director of Nursing-Skilled Care

Company: Willow Valley Communities
Location: Willow Street
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Willow Valley Communities requires that all new hires are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, be willing to be vaccinated or will qualify for an approved exemption prior to their first day of employment.Willow Valley is hiring a Director of Nursing to oversee all nursing operations in Skilled Care. Responsible for assuring clinical excellence and ensuring appropriate staffing levels with no or minimal agency use. Assures compliance with federal, state and local regulations and takes prompt corrective action when deficiencies are noted. The DON works with the nursing team to keep CMS star rating at a good or excellent level.Opportunities with WVC:Continued career growth and education opportunities, such as extensive dementia training by our very own Memory Care EducatorExcellent benefits package, including medical, dental and visionWeekly PayUse of our amenities, such as our fitness center, spa, cafes and swimming poolsPlus many moreResponsibilities:Creates a positive, encouraging, and educational environment for Team Members.Effectively plans, organizes, and directs administration of each nursing unit, assuring Residents of a comfortable, clean, orderly and safe environment. Evaluates nursing service needs and determines staffing requirements.Develops and maintains nursing service objectives and standards of nursing practice, develops nursing policies and procedures and reviews/revises job descriptions for nursing personnel.Monitors nursing practices and equipment for compliance with federal, state and local regulations.Mentors each Clinical Nurse Manager and ensures that they are appropriately and effectively managing their unit.Executes Resident care policies in consultation with the medical director.Directs the hiring and training of nursing staffEstablishes procedures for the administration and control of medications in consultation with Quality Standards of the Pharmacist and Pharmacy Committee.In conjunction with the Healthcare Administrator, determines the need for improvements, deletions and/or additions to equipment, programs and service contracts.Responsible for completion of forms for state and federal requirements, including Medicare.Performs duties of staff nurse, if needed and is on-call for emergencies that supervisory personnel cannot handle.Uses educational resources and works with the supportive Living education department to maintain and update nursing staff on current gerontological/medical and nursing practices.Provides supervisory support to all shifts.Manages subordinate Team Leaders who supervise Team Members in the Nursing Department. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the nursing areas. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training Team Members; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining/firing Team Members; addressing complaints and resolving problems.Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; OR1-2 years related experience and/or trainingCurrent Pennsylvania RN License, with applicable CEUs required.Hours:40 hrs/weekSchedule:8:00am-5:00pm Mon-Fri; Off Hours As NeededLocation:The Lakeside of Willow Valley Communities300 Willow Valley Lakes Drive, Willow Street, PA 17584RN123Location: Willow Valley Communities - Registered NurseSchedule: Full-time, Day, 8:00am-5:00pm

Keywords: Willow Valley Communities, Reading , Director of Nursing-Skilled Care, Executive , Willow Street, Pennsylvania

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