Director of Nursing (DON) - Varies Full-Time
Company: Marshall Health Care and Rehabilitation
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Director of Nursing (DON) - Varies Full-Time Marshall Health
Care and Rehabilitation Schedule: Full-Time Shift: Varies Learn
more about Marshall's Health Care Facility
at--marshalls-healthcare.com --- great information about our
facility, the team, and the amazing care we provide H2. POSITION
The DIRECTOR of NURSING (DON) plans, organizes, develops, and
directs the overall operations of the Nursing Services department
to ensure the highest degree of quality resident care in accordance
with all laws, regulations, and Company standards. Oversight and
management of the division budget. Reports to Executive Director
(ED). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OPERATIONS
- Conduct and administer fiscal operations, including accounting,
planning budgets, authorizing expenditures, establishing rates for
services, and coordinating financial reporting.
- Collect, analyze, and manage data.
- Maintain communication between governing boards, medical staff,
and department heads by attending board meetings and coordinating
- Plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs,
goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the Nursing Services
- Review and analyze facility activities and data to aid planning
and cash and risk management and to improve service
- Prepare activity reports to inform management of the status and
implementation plans of programs, services, and quality
- 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.
- Develop and maintain computerized record management systems to
store and process data such as personnel activities and
information, and to produce reports.
- Inspect facilities and recommend building or equipment
modifications to ensure emergency readiness and compliance to
access, safety, and sanitation regulations.
- Work with leadership team to establish appropriate level of
CNAs and LPNs per shift based upon budgeted NHPPD
- Direct care provided by Nursing staff ensuring the delivery of
- Strong referral relationships that ensure the maintenance of
budgeted census. STAFF DEVELOPMENT
- Direct, supervise, and evaluate work activities of medical,
nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance, and other
- Recruit, select, hire, train, evaluate, counsel, and supervise
- Coach and develop staff, engaging in the growth of your
- Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, establish
benchmarks, and direct professional and non-professional
- Develop and implement organizational policies and procedures
for the facility or medical unit.
- Develop instructional materials and conduct in-service and
community-based educational programs.
- Possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously
with and supervise professional and non-professional
- Back-up to the facility Administrator in their absence.
- Maintain awareness of advances in medicine, computerized
diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology,
government regulations, health insurance changes, and financing
- 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
- Develop or expand and implement medical programs or health
services that promote research, rehabilitation, and community
- Communicate effectively with physicians, nursing staff, and
other professional and non-professional staff.
- Knowledgeable of nursing practices and procedures as well as
the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing nursing functions
in the long-term care facility.
- Understand and follow company policies, including harassment
and complaint procedures.
- Assist in the evacuation of residents.
- Maintain skills in order to provide direct nursing care as
- Highly functioning reasoning skills, good judgment, and
critical thinking skills.
- Communicate and function as part of a high-functioning
interdisciplinary team. SKILLS and ABILITIES
Education: Associate's Degree (two-year college or technical
school), Bachelor's Degree preferred
Experience: Two to four years of related nursing and leadership
Excellent communications skills, written and verbal
Solid computer skills - both personal computer and electronic
Strong leadership skills, able to develop strengths and skills that
support a high-quality Resident experience
Analytical skills and abilities to turn data into action; moving
your facility forward Certificates and Licenses
- Certified DON (CDON-NADONA) in long-term care or become
certified within the first year of employment.
- Currently registered/licensed in Maine.
- certification upon hire or obtain it during orientation. CPR
certification must remain current during employment.
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