Director Of Nursing

Director Of Nursing
Company:

Agemark Corp


Director Of Nursing

Details of the offer

Remember why you became a nurse in the first place?
Come work where you can spend more time making a difference.

Opportunity overview
We are an Agemark Senior Living community ranked #10 with Great Places to Work, and looking for a Director of Nursing for our memory care community in Lincoln, NE. In this position, you’ll be responsible to assure quality, continuity and appropriateness of care provided by providing direction to wellness staff and communicating with residents, families and staff to assure quality care.

When we say “We’re like family” at Agemark, it means something!
The truth about families is that no two are alike. They share traditions, expectations and values. For more than 30 years, these are the things that have made Agemark a family of happy, engaged and productive employees – and of grateful, happy customers. You’ll feel the difference the moment you walk through the door of any one of our communities.

Position details
As the Director of Nursing, you’ll be responsible for oversight of all wellness functions including:
Lead by example by interacting with residents and staff every day and walking the building and being involved in care.
Develop and oversee implementation of resident service plans to comply with doctor orders and meet health care needs. Assure quality, continuity and appropriateness of care provided.
Communicate with residents, families, staff, physicians and other health care providers regarding resident health issues and service plans.
Review and update service plans according to state requirements.
Perform and supervise the performance of individual nursing services as required.
Provide direction and monitoring to all wellness staff.
Implement wellness program to maximize health through education, preventative care, etc.
Assess prospective residents to determine care needs and appropriateness for residency.
Coordinate wellness services procedures to move in new residents.
Train/orientate staff concerning wellness services functions and procedures as directed; provide staff in-services as required.
Identify at-risk residents and help create risk management plan if needed.
Facilitate alternative placement or supplemental care when appropriate.
Oversee medication setup and delivery system.
Respond to resident emergency calls as needed; review and document emergency call responses.
Ensure safe, secure storage of all medications, supplies, equipment, etc.
Assure accurate & timely documentation and timely submission of services provided for resident billing.

Qualifications
LPN or RN – RN preferred
Valid license for applicable state
1 year working with seniors preferred
2 years people management experience required
Knowledge of medication, dosage and terminology & medication side effects
Knowledge of health factors in seniors
Proven track record of integrity
Excellent verbal/written communication and problem-solving skills
Proficient computer skills
Help residents live safely and with dignity and encourage independence and healthy choices
Able to work extra hours including evenings, nights and weekends at times.
Able to evaluate resident condition for changes or symptoms.
Able to coach and lead wellness staff to assure best care possible.
Able to work as part of a team at all levels and promote teamwork

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