Position at West Oaks Senior Care and Rehab Center located at 22355 West Eight Mile Road, Detroit MI 48219. .
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The Director of Nursing plans, manages, and evaluates the twenty-four hour operation of the facility to ensure the delivery of quality resident care. This position acts as a resident advocate by managing resident care as well as hiring, guiding, developing, and evaluating nursing personnel. The Director of Nursing coordinates all departmental activities related to resident care, and oversees the Nursing Department for compliance with federal and state standards and regulations. Additionally, this position is responsible for being knowledgeable and supportive of the Resident Bill of Rights and related skilled nursing facility and departmental policies regarding resident and facility confidentiality.In the absence of the Administrator, the Director of Nursing is responsible for the operation of the facility.
Director of Nursing Description:
Assess residents to ascertain their condition and to ensure that nursing care is carried out as directed and treatment is administered in accordance with physician’s instructions and the resident care plan.
Implement standards of nursing practice through the formulation of policies and procedures, and direct the maintenance of required department records.
Assign duties to professional and paraprofessional nursing personnel based upon identified resident needs and available staff.
Supervise and evaluate work performance in terms of compliance with standards of resident care, staff relations, and efficiency of service.
Graduation from an accredited professional nursing program with an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree, or higher, and a superior level of knowledge in nursing management in order to manage resident care, and manage large and diverse groups of nursing personnel.
At least 3-5 years of experience in a long term care facility including 2+ years of experience in an administrative role.
Current license to practice as an RN in Michigan; current CPR certification.
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
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