CARE INITIATIVES Director Of Nursing in MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa

Director Of Nursing Southridge Specialty Care Marshalltown, IANow hiring Director of Nursing (DON) at Southridge Specialty Care, a reputable skilled nursing facility in Marshalltown.If you have passion for seniors, take pride in the coaching and skill development of your clinical team, and share our high standards for quality patient care - we want to hear from you! This is a great opportunity to advance your nursing career.Must have Registered Nurse license in good standing + long-term care / skilled nursing experience.We proudly offer consultant support in all areas, competitive salary and benefits package, peer DON network, Iowa Health Care Association (IHCA) membership and resources, and much more. We also proudly offer RN to BSN tuition assistance and RN loan reimbursement programs!Apply Today!Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, DON, Director of Nursing, ADON, Nurse, Nurse Manager, Nurse Supervisor, Southridge, Marshalltown, Ames, Tama, Toledo, Nevada, State CenterPURPOSE OF THIS POSITIONUnder general supervision of the Administrator, the Director of Nursing manages Nursing Department human and material resources, with responsibility and accountability for provision of quality nursing care and service to facility residents/families, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and adherence to company policy/procedure and budgetary guidelines. Functions with extensive autonomy in daily nursing department operations; prior approval required for activities having significant budgetary or employee relations impact. Technical assistance, professional guidance and quality monitoring is provided by the Director of Nursing with added assistance from the assigned Nurse Consultant. Medical Director, Administrator, Vice President/Operations and other corporate staff also available as resources.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONAssume responsibility for the development of nursing service objectives and performance standards of nursing practice for each category of nursing personnel.Assume accountability for the development, organization and implementation of approved policies and procedures.Direct, evaluate and supervise all resident care and initiate corrective action as necessary.Assess resident care needs and assist in the development of individualized plans of resident care.Assume responsibility for implementation of Clinical and Prospective Payment System Minimum Data Set completion schedule.QUALIFICATIONS Education/Certification/LicenseCurrent registration and licensure in the state of Iowa as an RN. Must be in good standing with the Board of Nursing.Current, valid CPR certification.KnowledgeFamiliarity with Federal and State long-term care regulations and laws.ExperienceWork history in long-term care setting and gerontological nursing.Skills/AbilitiesFunctional Literacy in written and spoken English.Management and supervisory skills.Proficient interpersonal relationships and communication skills.Ability to follow written and oral instructions.Complete assignments timely, completely and accurately.DELEGATION OF AUTHORITYAuthority is delegated to the individual in this position to:Assess resident needs and interview, hire and terminate adequate nursing personnel.Set resident care standards in accordance with accepted current standards of care to provide high quality care to residents.Develop and implement policies and procedures for nursing care of residents.Supervise and manage all aspects of the nursing department.Assess, direct and supervise residents' care needs.Cooperate with administration to assure efficient, cost-effective operation of the facilityEOE / AAP Veterans and Disabled