JOB REQUIREMENTS: Responsible for the planning, organization, direction, supervision and evaluation of all the nursing services provided in the facility. Ensures nursing department compliance with federal, state and local regulations and implementation of Center nursing core programs. Ensures maintenance of records and reports concerning resident care. Ensures the orientation and training of nursing services personnel. Manages the Nursing Service department within budget. Follows all Center policies and procedures. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Oversees the nursing staff at the Health Center. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1.Supervisory Responsibilities Makes daily work assignments. *Directs the work of employees. Schedules lunch and rest breaks Authorizes early departure from work. Authorizes overtime. Reassigns employees from one area to another area as facility needs dictate. Prepares written evaluations of assigned employees. Enforces facility policies with authority to issue Disciplinary Action Reports as needed. Authority to suspend employees for rules violation. Initials time records to authorize variances. Interviews applicants that will be assigned to his/her area of responsibility. Receives and handles employee complaints. *Participates in training programs and assists in orientation of new staff. 1.Plans, organizes, directs, supervises, and evaluates all nursing services provided in the facility to achieve desired clinical and financial outcomes. 2.Ensures that facility is in compliance with all regulatory requirements and Center standards. 3.Ensures physicians make visits as required. 4.Ensures necessary equipment, supplies, and staffing are available for the delivery of the prescribed resident/patient care. 5.Completes rounds of the facility at least daily to ensure compliance with all policies, procedures and regulations. 6.Ensures each resident's/patient's RAI/IPOC process is carried out on a timely basis. 7.Is responsible for recruitment, training, supervision, scheduling, and personnel issues in the nursing department. Ensures the maintenance of licensure status for all nursing employees. 8.Manages the nursing department budget. 9.Works with regional personnel to continuously improve the quality of resident/patient care. 10.Coordinates Infection Control, Performance Improvement, and other concurrent review functions of the facility. 11.Represents the facility in various professional and community activities. Participates in marketing planning, activities, and evaluation. 12.Treats all residents, visitors, and staff with courtesy. Ensures customer service standards for the nursing department. 13.Ensures nurses administer discipline fairly and according to the handbook. 14.Ensures nurses prepare the written evaluations as required. 15.*Complies with laws and regulations applicable to position and act in accordance with Center Health Services, Inc.'s Corporate Compliance Program. 16.*Attends and participates in in-service training, performance improvement ("PI") committees and other meetings as scheduled and directed. 17.Safety Knows and follows facility rules. Follows facility dress and hygiene policies. *Demonstrates proper use of equipment. Reports equipment needs or repairs. Follows facility smoking policies. Reports and documents any incidents or accidents of residents, staff or visitors to the appropriate facility personnel. Reports all hazardous conditions/equipment to Supervisor. *Performs duties, which may include transportation of residents, as assigned in Facility Disaster Plan. Uses required protective equipment. Follows infection control standards, policies and procedures. 1.Resident Rights Knows Resident Rights. Helps the residents/patients exercise and/or protect their rights. Reports resident/patient complaints to management. EOE M/W/Vet/Disabled ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Prefer previous DON experience of at least three years. Must have good financial and management skills. Must be able to adapt to a flexible work schedule and occasional overnight travel. Ability to relate positively, effectively and appropriately with residents, families, community members, volunteers and other facility staff. Possess special interest in, and a positive attitude about, working with long-term care residents and the elderly. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Meets all health requirements, as required by law. Demonstrates basic computer knowledge and ability with an aptitude to learn company applications. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: