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STORY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Director of Nursing (DON) in Nevada, Iowa

less thanh2>Position Descriptionless than/h2>less thanp>The Director of Nursingi provides overall leadership and directs nursing practice within areas of responsibility, abiding by the parameters of the Nurse Practice Act and Story County Medical Center Senior Care's policies and procedures. The Director of Nursing advises the Administrator and/or Chief Nursing Officer of potential or real problems in a timely manner and recommends solutions as appropriate. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:iless than/p>less thanul>less thanli>Responsible for Senior Care's nursing participation and performance in Department of Inspection and Appeals and/or DNV certification and inspection processesless than/li>less thanli>Exercise supervision over the residents of Story County Medical Center Senior Care, with an emphasis on care, comfort, and safety. Assures resident safety at all timesless than/li>less thanli>Responsible for Story County Medical Center Senior Care policies and procedures as well as compliance with all regulatory agency requirementsless than/li>less thanli>Responsible for the hiring, mentoring, coaching, termination, and disciplinary actions of Story County Medical Center Senior Care nursing staffless than/li>less thanli>Responsible for the preparation and management of departmental position meetings (i.e: supervisory staff meetings, monthly nursing meetings, etc.)less than/li>less thanli>Monitor Story County Medical Center Senior Care's culture so that it supports S.T.O.R.Y. Values and promotes employee satisfactionless than/li>less thanli>Maintain effective communication with Senior Care staff and all other Story County Medical Center departments in order to communicate with other members of the health care team to ensure continuity of care and coordination of servicesless than/li>less thanli>Maintain confidentiality regarding all resident, patient, personnel information, and all other Senior Care informationless than/li>less thanli>Function as a role model, demonstrating competency in professional judgementless than/li>less thanli>Demonstrate good public relationsless than/li>less thanli>Participate in department head meetings, leadership huddles, staff meetings, and attends other meetings and events as they relate to Story County Medical Center Senior Care s)less than/li>less thanli>Effectively handles multiple projects and special assignments and other duties as assignedless than/li>less than/ul>less thanul>less than/ul>less thanh2>Position Requirementsless than/h2>less thanul>less thanli>Graduate from an accredited and approved nursing programless than/li>less thanli>Current Iowa nursing licenseless than/li>less thanli>Previous supervisory experience in a senior care setting or demonstrated leadership and management abilityless than/li>less thanli>Clinical experience in geriatric nursingless than/li>less thanli>BCLS certified within 60 days of employmentless than/li>less thanli>Mandatory Reporter required within 90 days of employmentless than/li>less thanli>Knowledge of nursing practice act and standards of careless than/li>less thanli>Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships and public relationsless than/li>less than/ul>less thanul>less than/ul>less thanh2>Required Documentsless than/h2>less thanul>less thanli>Resumeless than/li>less than/ul>less thanp>less thanem>Story County Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment, post-offer physical and drug screen required.less than/em>less than/p>

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