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Position Information

Director of Nursing
  • Directs, evaluates, and supervises patient care and initiates corrective action as necessary.
  • Assesses patient care needs and the development of individualized plans of patient care.
  • Assesses patient needs and making recommendations for special rehabilitation programs.
  • Evaluates patient care as related to individualized patient needs, family involvement and the physician's plan of care for the patient
  • Maintains effective lines of communication with attending physicians.
  • Monitors physician services (documentation and visits etc.) in accordance with current regulations.
  • Maintains knowledge of documentation procedures including appropriate use of forms, timelines, and Medicare documentation etc.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of current licensure standards and the survey process.
  • Conducts or provides that patient care conferences are conducted.
  • Assesses patient responses to medication and treatment, and makes appropriate recommendations for nursing action to be implemented.
  • Provides that medications, treatments, diets, rehabilitation and restorative care is provided to patients in accordance with physician’s orders and the patient’s individual needs.
  • Reports problems to the Administrator, conducts daily patient rounds, and initiates corrective action as necessary.
  • Directs and provides implementation of educational programs, quality assurance program and infection control program.
  • Establishes open lines of communication with consultants and consistently takes follow up action on recommendations.
  • Consistently makes recommendations of level of care determinations, based on physician’s documentation and plan of care.
  • Coordinates the care planning/MDS process and committee meetings as necessary.
  • Assesses equipment and supply needs and makes recommendations to Administrator.
  • Establishes an annual budget for submission to the governing body for approval.
  • Provides for the purchase and availability of all necessary supplies.
  • Required to participate in the planning and implementation of the nursing service budget.
  • Develops relationships with community agencies providing services of benefit to the nursing center.
  • Communicates well with patients and family members providing warm and friendly greeting and an approachable attitude to family/visitors/patients/ and responds to expressed concerns while displaying a helpful, caring demeanor, answers questions when appropriate in a professional manner.
  • Operates the nursing department in accordance with the organization’s established guidelines, and in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Demonstrates appropriate/effective supervisory skills that include fair and uniformly applied corrective actions administered without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, age, sex, religion, handicap or marital status.
  • Attends and participates in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in your field as well as to maintain current license/certification, as required.
Position: Director of Nursing
Organization: Heritage Inn of Barnesville
Location: Barnesville,  GA 
United States
Salary: $112k - $132k
Posting Start Date: 1/22/2024
Date Posted: 1/22/2024
Requirements

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must:

  • Be an RN with a nursing degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Have leadership experience in long term care.  Prior DON or ADON experience strongly preferred.
  • Have excellent organizational and prioritizing skills.
  • Effective and professional verbal, and written communication skills
  • Communicates well with other associates, patients, family members, and visitors providing warm and friendly greeting and an approachable attitude. Responds to expressed concerns while displaying a helpful, caring demeanor, answers questions when appropriate in a professional manner.
EEO / M/ F/ D/ V/ Drug Free Workplace
Status: This listing expires on: 4/21/2024
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Organization Information
Name:
Heritage Inn of Barnesville
Address:


Barnesville,  GA 30204
United States
Email:
NMcclain@sas-ga.org
Phone:
(478) 722-1441
Fax:
Contact:
Narada McClain