Director of Nursing

Pine Haven Christian Communities
Job Description
Director of Nursing
Reporting to the administrator, the DON is responsible for nursing services within our 50 resident skilled nursing facility, which includes 14 short-term rehab residents.  As a leader in the organization, it is essential that the director of nursing understand, value and support the mission, vision, and values of the organization in providing Christ-centered care to our residents and staff. 
Responsibilities Include:
  • Leading the nursing department, its programs and activities in accordance with current regulations.
  • Developing strong working relationships with staff, residents, and residents' families.
  • Coaching, mentoring, and developing staff to work to the best of their abilities in providing Christ-centered care to our residents.
  • Supporting a strong sense of team among clinical staff and with all departments in the organization while supporting resident-centered care.
  • Developing and maintaining written policies and procedures for day-to-day functions of the nursing home with a focus on resident-centered care.
  • Serving on committees of the facility as required or requested by the administrator.
  • Participating in resident care plan meetings.
  • Assessing staffing levels and working with the administrator, director of human resources, and chief financial officer to make recommendations to any staffing changes.
  • Working closely with the Scheduling Department to ensure that each shift is appropriately staffed with licensed nurses and CNAs.
Education and Experience:
  • Current RN license in State of Wisconsin.
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing required.
  • Minimum of 4 years experience working in a supervisory role in health care required; experience in a nursing home setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of nursing and medical practices and procedures; solid understanding of nursing home regulations.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to explain complex medical terminology and situations to residents and families.
  • Experience planning, organizing, developing, and evaluating programs, goals, and objectives necessary for providing quality care.
  • Willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
  • Strong leadership skills with experience leading a diverse team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people at all levels of an organization, residents, and family members.
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