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Director of Nursing (DON)

Company: Astoria Place of Cincinnati
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Astoria Place of Cincinnati is now a part of Allure Health Care Services, and is extremely excited to be a part of such a wonderful community. At Allure the focus is providing quality care, and being a family. Being a family to, the residents, to the families of those residents, and being family of staff that work together as a team to provide the highest quality of care. Astoria Place of Cincinnati is looking for a compassionate and caring Director of Nursing who is interested in making a difference in the lives of our residents and their families. POSITION SUMMARY: The DIRECTOR of NURSING (DON) plans, organizes, develops, and directs the overall operation of the Nursing Services department to ensure the highest degree of quality resident care in accordance with all laws, regulations, and Company standards. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must be able to conduct and administer fiscal operations, including accounting, planning budgets, authorizing expenditures, establishing rates for services, and coordinating financial reporting.
  • Must be able to collect, analyze, and manage data.
  • Must be able to direct, supervise and evaluate work activities of medical, nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance, and other personnel.
  • Must be able to maintain communication between medical staff and department heads by coordinating interdepartmental functioning.
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the Nursing Services department.
  • Must be able to recruit, select, hire, train, evaluate, counsel, and supervise Nursing staff.
  • Must be able to review and analyze facility activities and data to aid planning and cash and risk management and to improve service utilization.
  • Must be able to plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, establish benchmarks, and direct professional and non-professional staff.
  • Must be able to maintain awareness of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, government regulations, health insurance changes, and financing options.
  • Must be able to monitor the use of diagnostic services, inpatient beds, facilities, and staff to ensure effective use of resources and assess the need for additional staff, equipment, and services.
  • Must be able to develop and maintain computerized record management systems to store and process data such as personnel activities and information, and to produce reports.
  • Must be able to prepare activity reports to inform management of the status and implementation plans of programs, services, and quality initiatives.
  • Must be able to inspect facilities and recommend building or equipment modifications to ensure emergency readiness and compliance to access, safety, and sanitation regulations.
  • Must be able to develop and implement organizational policies and procedures for the facility or medical unit.
  • Must be able to consult with medical, business, and community groups to discuss service problems, respond to community needs, enhance public relations, coordinate activities and plans, and promote health programs.
  • Must be able to develop instructional materials and conduct in-service and community-based educational programs.
  • Must be able to develop or expand and implement medical programs or health services that promote research, rehabilitation, and community health.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with physicians, Nursing staff, and other professional and non-professional staff.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing nursing functions in the long-term care facility.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must understand and follow company policies, including harassment and complaint procedures.
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents.
  • Must be able to assign appropriate level of CNAs, RNs, and LPNs per shift.
  • Must be able to direct care provided by Nursing staff.
  • Must be able to provide direct nursing care as necessary.
  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills, good judgment, and critical thinking skills.
  • Must be able to communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team. ADDITIONAL BONUSES OFFERED, PLEASE INQUIRE. Education: Registered Nurse; BSN preferred. Experience: Two to four years related experience; 5 years strongly preferred. Certificates and Licenses:
    • Must be currently registered/licensed with applicable state.
    • Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain it during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment. Benefits: 401k matching of 3% Vacation, Sick, and Holiday Pay Health, Dental, Vision, Disability insurance Job Type: Full-time Benefits:
      • 401(k)
      • 401(k) matching
      • Dental insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Health insurance
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Vision insurance Schedule:
        • 8 hour shift
        • Monday to Friday On call

Keywords: Astoria Place of Cincinnati, Cincinnati , Director of Nursing (DON), Executive , Cincinnati, Ohio

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