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Director of Nursing

Company: Vero Beach
Location: Vero Beach
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description!! $20,000 Signing Bonus!!OVERVIEW:Provides leadership and direction for the nursing staff while being responsible for the overall management of the Nursing Department. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interpret and execute administrative, nursing and resident/patient care policies
  • Ensure compliance with government and accrediting agency standards and regulations pertaining to Nursing
  • Direct systems and programs within the department designed to meet regulatory standards
  • Assess, coordinate, plan and implement the systems required to deliver a high standard of care to patients/residents
  • Define, establish, implement and maintain the standards of care to be delivered
  • Ensure that all nursing personnel comply with the written policies and procedures
  • Meet with staff regularly in planning the clinical services, programs and activities of the department and to identify and correct problem areas and improve services
  • Establish an interdisciplinary framework within which nursing services can be coordinated to ensure that residents' needs will be met
  • Review all incident and accident reports before submitting to Administration and the Medical Director Plan and maintain a Master Staffing Plan
  • Establish and maintain qualifications and functions for each nursing position
  • Collaborate with other departments and disciplines in meeting the residents' needs
  • Recommend standard supply levels and equipment purchases to the Administrator
  • Actively participate in committees such as QA/PI, Infection Control, Safety, Ethics, Leadership and others
  • Investigates reports of resident abuse and reports findings to Administration and DOH when appropriate
  • Participates in pre-admission screening process for all resident referrals
  • Oversee CMI data collection and submission to DOH
  • Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies
  • Participate in QA/PI Programs by providing for the collection and analysis of data for the continuous quality improvement program
  • Oversee performance improvement activities as outcome measurements necessitate
  • Ensure the nursing units are adequately supplied with medical, nursing, linen, and stationary supplies in order to perform nursing tasks and patient/resident care
  • Ensure residents' safety in accordance with resident safety program
  • Participate in and adhere to employee health, safety, security, and corporate compliance programsQUALIFICATIONS:
    • Current unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Florida
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Health Administration is preferred
    • Comprehensive knowledge of OBRA, Joint Commission and State Rules and Regulations
    • Must be CPR/BLS certified
    • Computer and word processing skills
    • 2+ years of clinical nursing experience in acute care setting
    • 2+ years' experience in sub-acute and geriatrics setting preferred
    • 4+ years' experience in nursing administration

Keywords: Vero Beach, Palm Bay , Director of Nursing, Healthcare , Vero Beach, Florida

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