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WesleyLife Director of Nursing (DON) in Bettendorf, Iowa


At WellSpire, we believe everyone should have the opportunity to live a life of continued growth, experience, and meaning — and to pursue joy, regardless of physical, social, or economic circumstances. That applies to the people we serve — and the people who do the serving!

We want your job with WellSpire to help you wake up each day with optimism, to reinforce to you that your potential is limitless, and to illustrate that joyful work is a part of a joyous life. You are a vital life-changer with an insistence on a purposeful life, and you deserve to choose a job that fits the way you’re committed to living your life.

At WellSpire, we’re looking for candidates who are looking for more. If you insist on joy in your day-to-day work life, consider one of our roles. From clinical positions to hospitality roles to administrative positions, we offer all our team members the opportunity to create joy for themselves as well as the people whose lives they touch.

As our Director of Nursing with The Summit , you will coordinate all care provided by the health care team to ensure the delivery of the best possible quality of services for all residents and their families.

  • Plan, develop, organize, and provide leadership to the services of the nursing department. Ensure all compliance pieces are being met.

  • Develop, advocate, and model the creation of a home for those living within WellSpire’s health center. Enable and support independence by approaching each resident on an individualized basis and coaching all team members to build relationships, identify preferences, and act based on that person’s specific needs.

  • Guides, mentors, and coaches all team members in the art of delivering high-quality clinical care within a non-institutionalized environment.

  • Ensure residents and family members receive the appropriate services and levels of care at all times and coordinate care across a variety of services to ensure smooth handoffs to over-services

  • Lead and direct the nursing department to ensure process efficiency, appropriate staffing standards, team member safety, budgetary compliance, and clinical quality.

  • Educate and provide coaching in implementing appropriate plans of action to achieve deficiency-free surveys and to meet or exceed survey and inspection standards while still working toward the de-institutionalized model of long-term care.

  • Collaborate with the team to assist in maintaining health center occupancy levels, including pre-admission screenings and discharge planning.

What You’ll Gain

In addition to the competitive compensation you’d expect, WellSpire offers true flexibility. You don’t want to work all the time, and we don’t want you to! In addition, our locations are filled with team members who have one another’s backs and leaders who genuinely care about each team member as a person.

We’re committed to creating the best work experience you’ve ever had. Why not give us a look today?

Health and Financial Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Including healthcare, vision, dental, and 401K.

  • Scholarship Reimbursement: Up to $3,000/year for educational pursuits.

  • Tuition Reimbursement: Up to $1,500/year for furthering your education.

  • Wellness Incentives: Free wellness membership and cash incentives for staying healthy.

  • Educational Discounts: Enjoy an 18% discount at Purdue University Global.

Additional Perks:

  • Voluntary Benefits: Life, accident, and critical illness coverage available.

WesleyLife has been certified as one of 2023's Great Places to Work! (

With a legacy spanning 76 years, WesleyLife has established an esteemed reputation for excellence, recognized across the Midwest as transforming the aging experience. Committed to health and well-being, WesleyLife's networks offer a comprehensive range of services, encompassing brick-and-mortar Communities for Healthy Living alongside home health, hospice, personal services, adult day programs, transportation, and home-delivered meals.

As recipients of the 'Great Places to Work' certification for the sixth consecutive year in 2023, we take immense pride in our vibrant and positive workplace culture. We actively foster growth and development, dedicated to nurturing your professional journey.

About WesleyLife: (

Only qualified candidates will be contacted to move to the next step of the hiring process. Unfortunately, WesleyLife will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

WesleyLife believes in the value of diversity within our workforce and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Because of our commitment to your health and well-being, you will be required to successfully complete a pre-hire health assessment, and drug screen.