DANE COUNTY DIRECTOR OF NURSING in MADISON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Badger Prairie Health Care Center in Verona, WI has a vacancy for a Director of Nursing. Excellent benefits including fully paid dental insurance premiums and HMO health insurance plan for full time employees (benefit contributions are prorated for part time positions), along with contributions towards POS health insurance plan, retirement, and short/long term disability. Additional benefits available include long term care, vision coverage, flex spending account and deferred compensation programs paid in full by the employee. The eligible list created from this posting will be used for future Director of Nursing vacancies for the next six (6) months. DEFINITION Under direction of the Administrator, is responsible for nursing services at the Badger Prairie Health Care Center in compliance with State and Federal rules and regulations and facility policies and procedures including planning, organizing, implementing, maintaining and evaluating nursing service; line management responsibility for employees and contracts that report through the nursing department. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Supervises nursing services staff including effectively recommending actions on hiring, probationary periods, disciplinary actions, performance evaluations, position descriptions, adjustment of grievances, staffing levels, and staff development; directs scheduling of staff; ensures proper records on resident care are kept; supervises the functions, activities and training of nursing personnel; develops and maintains standard nursing practice, nursing policy and procedure manuals in accordance with current standards of clinical practice and State and Federal mandates; coordinates nursing services with other resident services, including approving of admission/discharge of residents; acts as key member of the management team on decisions affecting resident well being and satisfaction; establishes standards of performance for all nursing services staff and ensures that inadequate performance is remedied; coordinates quality assessment and assurance activities for the nursing department; oversees the infection prevention and training of nursing services staff; establishes and maintains resident communication/complaint procedures; prepares and monitors budget for areas of responsibility; works in conjunction with the Nursing Management team to establish a continuous on-call rotation throughout the year; performs related duties as required or assigned. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of training and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in nursing with five years of experience in a supervisory/managerial capacity in long-term care and/or psychiatric nursing OR four years of experience in a supervisory/managerial capacity in long-term care and/or psychiatric nursing and one year of experience as a Director of Nursing. Licenses and Other Requirements: Must possess current State of Wisconsin Registered Nurse License with no restrictions. CPR certification required. No previous convictions for abuse, neglect or mistreatment of others. Free of clinically apparent communicable disease. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: www.countyofdane.com Other: TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION FOLLOW THE NEXT STEPS: 1. GO TO OUR WEBSITE: JOBS.COUNTYOFDANE.COM 2. CLICK ON JOB TITLE, THIS WILL OPEN THE NEXT SCREEN. CLICK ON THE BOX THAT SAYS "APPLY". 3. COMPLETE ALL AREAS (INFO, WORK, EDUCATION, ADDITIONAL, REFERENCES, ATTACHMENTS (IF YOU HAVE AN DOCUMENTS TO ATTACH), QUESTIONS (THESE WILL BE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS DUE WITH THE RECRUITMENT), THEN REVIEW AND THEN CERTIFY TO APPLY). 4. YOU WILL BE ABLE TO LOG INTO YOUR PROFILE TO CHECK POSITIONS YOU HAVE APPLIED. WHEN YOU LOG IN CLICK ON YOUR NAME ON THE TOP RIGHT, CLICK ON APPLICATIONS; THIS WILL SHOW ALL POSITIONS YOU HAVE APPLIED FOR AND THE CURRENT STATUS.