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Director of Nursing DON

Company: Avalon Health Care Group
Location: Federal Way
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Avalon Care Center - Federal Way is seeking a dedicated Registered Nurse with great leadership skills to join our team as a Director of Nursing! --- GROW and DEVELOP your clinical skills by working with our ELITE LEADERSHIP team! --- Ask about our tuition reimbursement program! --- Competitive compensation and rates! Grow your nursing career with Avalon! We offer great challenges, a rewarding career, and opportunities for advancement! Responsibilities The Director of Nursing is responsible to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall functions of the Nursing Services Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards governing long-term care facilities, and as may be directed by the Administrator, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to the residents at all times. Assist in developing for each resident a preliminary and comprehensive assessment and written care plan that identifies the nursing and medical problems and/or needs of the resident and the goals to be accomplished for each problem and/or need identified. Assist in preparing and planning the Nursing Services Department's budget for equipment, supplies and labor to submit to the Administrator. Participate in interviewing and screening residents for admission to the facility; inform personnel of new admissions, ensure rooms are ready, greet new admissions and escort to rooms. Ensure proper record keeping by physicians; report problem areas to the Director of Nursing Services and assist in developing and implementing corrective actions; and, provide direct nursing care as necessary. Qualifications Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing and currently licensed by the State. BSN preferred. Must be knowledgeable of general, rehabilitative and restorative nursing and medical practices and procedures and laws, regulations and guidelines governing long-term care. Previous experience in a hospital, long-term care facility, or other health care facility. Three years Long Term Care experience is ideal. INDLN125 #CBMust be a Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing and currently licensed by the State. BSN preferred. Must be knowledgeable of general, rehabilitative and restorative nursing and medical practices and procedures and laws, regulations and guidelines governing long-term care. Previous experience in a hospital, long-term care facility, or other health care facility. Three years Long Term Care experience is ideal. INDLN125 #CBThe Director of Nursing is responsible to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall functions of the Nursing Services Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards governing long-term care facilities, and as may be directed by the Administrator, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to the residents at all times. Assist in developing for each resident a preliminary and comprehensive assessment and written care plan that identifies the nursing and medical problems and/or needs of the resident and the goals to be accomplished for each problem and/or need identified. Assist in preparing and planning the Nursing Services Department's budget for equipment, supplies and labor to submit to the Administrator. Participate in interviewing and screening residents for admission to the facility; inform personnel of new admissions, ensure rooms are ready, greet new admissions and escort to rooms. Ensure proper record keeping by physicians; report problem areas to the Director of Nursing Services and assist in developing and implementing corrective actions; and, provide direct nursing care as necessary.

Keywords: Avalon Health Care Group, Federal Way , Director of Nursing DON, Executive , Federal Way, Washington

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