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RN Assistant Director of Nursing

Company: Charleston Healthcare Center
Location: Charleston
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Charleston Healthcare Center - Charleston Healthcare Center, a member of the CommuniCare Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for an RN Assistant Director of Nursing to join our team.PURPOSE/BELIEF STATEMENT:The position of RN Assistant Director of Nursing monitors and provides personal nursing care and leadership to the nursing staff to assure that care standards are met and the highest degree of quality resident care is provided for at all times. The position must function as a team member, team leader, and supervisor to ensure that work is accomplished and quality care is delivered, supporting team members and leading the way in celebrating team successes. While assisting the DON with the planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of the Nursing Department, the position must also manage the resources within their control and assist others in managing resources.JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • May assess the needs of new residents and inform staff of new resident arrivals.
  • Make daily resident visits to observe and evaluate resident's physical and emotional status and revise care plan accordingly.
  • Interact with medical staff, nursing staff, resident, family members, and other visitors regarding resident condition.
  • Ensure that all resident care is provided in a dignified and respectful manner.
  • Ensure that all nursing staff are knowledgeable of the residents' rights and responsibilities.
  • Make daily unit rounds to determine unit functioning and evaluate needs and concerns.
  • Assist the clinical managers in monitoring completeness and appropriateness of nursing staff documentation.
  • Assist in emergency situations involving the residents.
  • Interact with nursing staff, residents, families, and physicians.
  • Participate in the nursing on-call rotation.
  • Assist the nursing department in dealing with resident/family concerns promptly.
  • Function as a RN Charge Nurse if indicated.
  • Ensure that a clean, comfortable, and safe environment for residents is maintained at all times and assure that resident needs are met.
  • Supervise and may participate in the development and continuation of a various program needed in the center.
  • Supervise and may maintain resident documentation, records, and charts to ensure an accurate up to date record of the resident's medical treatments.
  • Maintain and work within established departmental, center and home office policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, and safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
  • Participate in and provide scheduled training, educational classes, and orientation programs to maintain licensure of self and certification of team members and enhance quality of care.
  • Provide leadership to the staff and create loyalty to the organization, its mission, and its goals by leading by example.
  • Perform other related activities as assigned or requested.QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS & ABILITIES
    • Must possess a current license as an RN in the state where the center is located.
    • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or a graduate of an approved RN program.
    • 5 years prior RN Nursing Supervisory experience, preferably in a long-term care center
    • Must maintain current CPR certification
    • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices, standards of practice and state practice acts and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.
    • Must have the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
    • Must be able to deal tactfully with team members, other staff, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.
    • Must possess leadership, teaching and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with team members in all positions.
    • Must be able to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, etc. that are necessary for providing quality care.
    • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to in Home Office them into existing nursing practices.BenefitsAs a CommuniCare employee you will enjoy competitive wages and PTO plans. We offer full time employees a menu of benefit options from life and disability plans to medical, dental, and vision coverage from quality benefit carriers. We also offer 401(k) with employer match and Flexible Spending Accounts.About UsA family-owned company, we have grown to become one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute care, which includes skilled nursing rehabilitation centers, long-term care centers, assisted living communities, independent rehabilitation centers, and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACH). Since 1984, we have provided superior, comprehensive management services for the development and management of adult living communities. We have a single job description at CommuniCare, "to reach out with our hearts and touch the hearts of others." Through this effort we create "Caring Communities" where staff, residents, clients, and family members care for and about one another.

Keywords: Charleston Healthcare Center, Charleston , RN Assistant Director of Nursing, Healthcare , Charleston, West Virginia

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