Good Samaritan Society Director of Nursing - Long Term Care in Davenport, Iowa
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Facility: GSS IA Davenport Ctr
Location: Davenport, IA
Address: 700 Waverly Rd, Davenport, IA 52804, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Pay Info: $15,000 Sign-on Bonus
Administers the nursing program in a long term care facility to maintain standards of resident care. Facilitates the optimization of the geriatric care process to improve the quality and efficiency of service. Responsible for the overall quality of care provided by the organization's nursing personnel. Advises medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing service and strategies. Interprets policies and objectives of nursing service to staff and community groups. Monitors the operations of the nursing staff and ensures compliance with regulations on organizational and governmental standards and practices. Schedules staff and conducts employee performance reviews. Provides nursing care to residents on an as needed basis. Assists in the development and implementation of marketing activities/programs inclusive of community activities, special events and media activities.
Has overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations of long term care facility. Includes quality of resident care, program/care management, environmental safety, budget constraints and responding to identified needs to ensure regulatory compliance. Performs necessary delegation and coordination for clinical, operational and managerial activities to accomplish the objectives of the department. Effectively manages and directs the work of individuals or teams.
Maintains communication and addresses the rapidly changing healthcare environment in which clinical services are delivered across the system. Leads the development and execution of clinical programs, policies, procedures and protocols ensuring system integration and adherence of clinical programs, policies, procedures and protocols ensuring system integration and adherence. Monitors operations of nursing staff and ensures compliance with regulations on organizational and governmental standards and practices.
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred, but not required.
Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).
For Rural Health Network facilities and Good Samaritan Society (GSS) locations only, employees who do not possess a Bachelor’s degree, leadership may consider an educational plan with proven continuous action toward achieving a Bachelor’s degree within five years of hire into position. Additionally for Rural Health Network facilities Good Samaritan Society (GSS) locations, for current employees, leadership may have considered acceptable qualifications and work experience equivalency based on facility size, rural market, and business need, prior to new Sanford education requirements.
Five years nursing experience required. Housing with Services, housing and urban development (HUD), and/or assisted living experience also helpful. Thorough knowledge of the nursing practice act and standards of nursing care, and a working knowledge of administrative and management techniques.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring
and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains
required department specific competencies and certifications.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .
The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to email@example.com .
The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Req Number: R-0138837
Job Function: Nursing
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