Grand Living at Bridgewater
  • 05-Sep-2018 to 04-Nov-2019 (CST)
  • Nursing
  • Coralville, IA, USA
  • Full Time

The Director of Nursing is responsible for enhancing the overall Resident experience through the provision of comprehensive leadership to the nursing department to provide exceptional assisted living and memory care services to the residents and their families.  This is to be handled in The Sterling Touch® friendly, courteous, helpful, timely and professional manner, resulting in a very high level of Resident satisfaction. You will work closely with the Executive Director, Executive Chef, Director of Facets™, and all other Grand Living service departments to create a culture of well-being across all Facets™ of the residents lives in keeping with the global Facets™ philosophy. This position is under the general guidance of the Executive Director in accordance with Community standards, processes, procedures, practices and philosophy.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Participate in Start Sterling! line up every day.
  • Greet the Residents, guests, fellow employees and vendors in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Coordinate, manage and supervise all nursing and assisted living/memory care aide services rendered to residents by direct service staff under supervision.
  • Assessment and admission of residents for service; development of the personalized service care plan utilizing electronic records, and related service plan schedules for assisted living care services.  Update of assessments as often as necessary based on residents personalized needs and changes in condition, and in accordance with specific state requirements.
  • Providing nursing services including medication administration and delegation of supervision of self-administered medications in accordance with State regulations, and provision of care and services to residents whose conditions are allowed to be cared for within an assisted living per State regulations.
  • Participate in or develop all agency objectives, standards of care, policies and procedures concerning nursing services and the provision of assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Ensure the evaluation and clinical competence of assigned nursing personnel, assisted living aides, and medication aides (as allowed by State regulations) by participation in orientation, teaching and supervision of staff.
  • Review and analyze monthly reports regarding statistical data including the volume of residents services provided, the number of related hours staff worked and the revenue generated Participate in direct service staff recruitment, selection, orientation and in-service education.
  • Responsible for ensuring that staffing is adequate at all times to meet resident personalized service plans and needs from such services.
  • Provide weekly reports to the Executive Director as requested and in accordance with Company policy.
  • Responsible for input on annual budget needs, and achievement of the budget for the nursing department throughout the year.
  • Facilitates Quality Assurance meetings at least every 120 days.
  • Responsible for ensuring medical supplies are ordered and available in adequate quantity for the nursing department.
  • Due to resident expectations and both planned and unplanned events/occurrences, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business and service needs of the Community.

 

Qualifications:

 

Education: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing

 

Experience:

  • Five or more years of nursing experience in a health care industry; preferably in senior living.
  • Two or more years with hiring and supervisory duties over a workforce comprised of a large percentage of Certified Nursing Assistants.
  • Computer skills and experience in an electronic health record environment preferred.

 

Licenses or Certificates:

  • Registered Nurse License in state of Iowa
  • Ability to obtain any state or federal government required license or certificate for Assisted Living

 

Specific Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:

  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language in order to recruit, train and supervise staff; meet with residents and their families to facilitate appropriate assessments and development of personalized care plans; utilize and train others on operational software for delivery of care documentation and recording; and communicate with other employees.  
  • Is knowledgeable of resident rights and ensures an atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity and well-being of all residents in a safe, secure environment.
  • Excellent communications in both verbal and written form, with residents, family members, peers, employees, and vendors.
  • Ability to work in concert with all other departments to provide an exceptional resident experience.
  • Leadership skills to oversee and manage department

 

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