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Director of Nursing Interim

Company: Life Care Centers of America
Location: Federal Way
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary
The Director of Nursing plans, organizes, develops, and directs the overall operation of the Nursing department to ensure the highest degree of quality patient care in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.
Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements


  • Minimum of an ASN degree from accredited college or university
  • Currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment.
  • Two (2) years supervisory experience in a post acute care or related setting
  • CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

    Specific Job Requirements

    • Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate
    • Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc. to adequately plan for patient needs
    • Collect, analyze, and manage data
    • Expert knowledge in field of practice
    • Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
    • Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
    • Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
    • Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
    • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
    • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
    • Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
    • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

      Essential Functions

      • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, establish benchmarks, and direct staff
      • Recruit, select, hire, train, evaluate, counsel, and supervise nursing staff
      • Assign appropriate level of CNAs and LPNs per shift
      • Effectively manage department budget
      • Direct care provided by nursing staff
      • Perform functions of a staff nurse as required
      • Effectively manage and operate within budget
      • Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
      • Assist in the evacuation of patients
      • Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
      • Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
      • Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
      • Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
      • Read, write, speak, and understand the English language

        An Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Life Care Centers of America, Federal Way , Director of Nursing Interim, Executive , Federal Way, Washington

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