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Director of Nursing

Company name
Upson Regional Medical Center

Oregon, OH, United States

Employment Type

Executive, Healthcare, Manager, Nursing

Posted on
Jan 04,2019

Valid Through
Apr 19,2019

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Manages the facility nursing program in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act, applicable State and Federal regulations, and policies and procedures.


* Education

* Graduate of accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.

* Licenses/Certification

* Valid RN license in the state employed.

* Valid CPR certification.

* Experience

* Three years experience as a Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, or equivalent supervisory nursing experience.

Essential Functions:

* Rounds on unit at least once daily

* Performs general management functions such as hiring, disciplining and evaluating employees.

* Interview and hire new nursing staff.

* Plans and facilitates meetings and committees to address resident care issues.

* Review time sheets for accuracy before payroll.

* Manages the Nursing Department with the goal of achieving and maintaining the highest quality of care possible.

* Develops and manages systems to assure clinical competiencies.

* Participates in developing, implementing and evaluating programs that promote the recruitment, retention, development and continuing education of nursing staff members.

* Identification of training needs.

* Initiates studies to evaluate effectiveness of nursing services in relation to their objectives and costs.

* Develops and manages nurse – on call system.

* Develops the department budget for approval, monitors expenses and stays within budget.

* Investigate and resolve residents/family/employee concerns.

* Ensures that annual competency evaluations and performance reviews are completed in the appropriate time frame.

* Participating in Employee Recognition Program.

* Pro-actively addresses survey and/or standards of care issues.

* Develop and manage staffing schedular system.

* Plans and guides the professional development of nursing staff.

* Ensures that adequate nursing staff are available based on facility/census requirements.

* Collect data to compile reports in a timely manner, and to meet deadlines.

* Participates in facility “Performance Improvement Program.”

* Assures that all clinical protocols and nursing policies and procedures are followed.

* Performs other tasks as assigned.

* Assure Pharmacy, dietary, physician consults are followed in timely manner.

* Assumes complete responsibilities for the Center in absence of Administrator.


* Skilled in directing and motivating the workforce.

* Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization.

* Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency situations.

* Ability to organize and prioritize.

* Knowledge of training techniques for clinical staff.

* Ability to maintain confidentiality.

* Knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act, state and federal regulations policies and procedures regarding nursing standards and delivery of care.

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