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Director Of Nursing

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities The Director of Nursing will verify the provision of quality care that promotes the highest practicable physical, mental and psychological well-being of each resident as determined by resident assessments and individual plans of care. Job Requirements:Essential Functions

  • Responsible for interdisciplinary involvement in the development of plans of care to meet each resident's needs
  • Oversee/direct/coordinate nursing staff to provide proper resident care consistent with standard nursing practices
  • Keep current with the changes in all regulations related to resident care
  • Communicate with attending physician and medical director regarding resident care issues as needed
  • Assure provision of appropriate medication, treatments and nursing services according to care plans and physician---s instructions
  • Assure compliance with state/federal regulations and company standards
  • Perform direct care/procedures when needed; such may include procedures for which the staff is not qualified or licensed to perform
  • Develop and verify implementation of POCs
  • Attend QA meetings
  • Review any/all regulatory reports (2567, Quality Monitoring reports, Quality Indicators, etc.)
  • Review resident clinical records
  • Review facility reports (facility QA reports and Simple CFS reports, etc.)
  • Review consultant reports and provide feedback on any POC
  • Communicate and coordinate with physicians, discharge planners or appropriate facility representatives from health care facilities regarding resident admissions, transfers and discharges as needed
  • Communicate and supervise nursing personnel with respect to professional conduct and counsel employees about job performance as needed
  • Provide training to the pertinent facility staff
  • Use diplomacy but firmness in settling any disputes, complaints, etc. concerning nursing personnel or residents or families in conjunction with the administrator Educational/Training Requirements
    • Bachelor---s degree preferred Licensing Requirements
      • Registered Nurse (RN) licensure required
      • RUG certification preferred Experience Requirements
        • Experience as a DON in a skilled nursing facility

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Corpus Christi , Director Of Nursing, Executive , Corpus Christi, Texas

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