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Assistant Director of Nursing - RN Required - HIRING NOW!

Company: Briarcliff Health And Rehabilitation
Location: South Bend
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

***We are always looking for caring people with a passion for excellence - Join the Sterling Healthcare team! ***We are actively seeking a compassionate and dedicated Assistant Director of Nursing (RN) to join our Briarcliff Health & Rehabilitation team!Our staff are our most valuable asset. Heres what they are saying about us -Everyone on the team is so supportive of each other. Even the CEO knows my name and asks me how my kids are doing! This team is home for me. CNA, South Bend, INI enjoy working so closely with the residents. They bring as much comfort to me as I do to them. This is a unique building with a great family feel. RN, Gary, INWhat do we know makes us different? Heres what you can count on from us!Briarcliff Health & Rehabilitation is a small facility with a close-knit, supportive, and collaborative teamWe care deeply for our residents and families, our employees, and the communities we serveWe train and build our people and genuinely invest in their professional growth Our culture is rooted in:TrustExcellence Service LeadershipWorking TogetherWe always deliver the best possible care for our residents and familiesWe appreciate and celebrate the contributions made by all of the individuals on our teamsOBJECTIVEThe primary purpose of this position is to assist the Director of Nursing in the operation of the Nursing Service department in accordance with current Federal, State and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern the facility to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times in accordance with the Budget and Operation Plans of the organization. Responsible for ensuring that an adequate level of services is provided to each resident, documented appropriately and regularly evaluated. The Assistant Director of Nursing will utilize the nursing process in performance of his/her job and will keep abreast of current trends in nursing care and service. The nurse will practice in accordance with the state nursing practice act, nursing ethics and state rules and regulations.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and currently registered with the State Board of Examiners for Registered Nurses in the State where the facility is located or if applicable, is able to obtain a pending license with final state license within 30 days of hired in state where facility is located.2. Minimum of two (2) years administrative and supervisory experience. Preferably in long term health care setting.3. Verbal and written abilities necessary to communicate and work effectively with various levels of staff, residents, family members and the public, and representative of the various regulatory agencies, and for required written documentation or reports.4. Numerical ability necessary to make various computations in planning departmental objectives, keeping work records and schedules, preparing budgets, requisitioning supplies, and monitoring inventory control.5. Ability to apply principles of personnel administration to interviewing, selection and supervision of employees, and in monitoring department activities.6. Able to evaluate reports, programs, systems, and other data against both judgmental and verifiable criteria.7. Able and willing to work flexible hours, such as during a staff shortage or emergency situation.8. Caring person with a desire to work with the frail and elderly.9. Displays optimal intra and interdepartmental relationships.10. Ability to establish and maintain optimum rapport with residents, family members and regulatory agencies.11. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.12. Demonstrated experience with staff development and training.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.1. Administrative Functions:a. Directs and delegates the management of nursing staff in conjunction with the Director of Nursing.b. Coordinates activities of various nursing units, promotes and maintains harmonious relationships among nursing personnel, and with medical staff, residents and the public.c. Interviews and hires nursing department personnel and/or monitors and evaluates the process if delegated by the Director of Nursing. Counsels and/or disciplines employees or infractions of established rules/guidelines; terminates employees (with assistance from HR department, Director of Nursing and/or by the Administrator) when needed. Conducts exit interviews of nursing department personnel if instructed.d. Conducts nursing performance evaluations under the direction of the Director of Nursing.e. Works in conjunction with the Director of Nursing in determining the number of professional and non-professional staff necessary to meet the nursing care needs of the residents.f. Develops implements and maintains work routines and special staffing schedules. Maintains an established staffing schedule, not exceeding budgeted hours per pay period for the department.g. Plans, directs and evaluates orientation and in-service training programs for the professional and non-professional staff following regulatory agencies/federal/state guidelines.h. Schedules, presents and records regular department meetings.i. Reviews timecards verifying hours worked and approves overtimes.j. Attends Department Head meetings and all-staff meetings and in-service programs as scheduled. Represents the department on various committees as requested by the Director of Nursing.k. Instructs staff on various federal, state and facility's regulations, policies/guidelines and procedures; monitors compliance.l. Participates in Administrator-approved ongoing educational programs. Attends required in-services and completes assigned on-line modules.m. Accepts responsibility for the Nursing Department in the absence of the Director of Nursing.2. Department Budgeting and Planning Processes:a. Participates in the preparation of the operating and capital budget for the Nursing Department.b. Confers with the Director of Nursing on an annual basis, in the development and implementation of department objectives with respect to overall facility and organizational goals; reviews quarterly.c. Plans and conducts discussions with the supervisory and professional nursing staff to encourage participation in formulating Nursing Department goals and objectives under the direction of the Director of Nursing.d. Reviews department goals with the Director of Nursing on a quarterly basis.3. Policy Functions:a. Responsible for understanding and complying with all policies contained in corporately issued standard manuals that apply to the functioning of the nursing department.b. Supports and implements administrative policies.c. Collaborates with the Director of Nursing in reviewing department policies and procedure/guidelines at least annually or as needed; making written recommendations to the Corporate Office.4. Department Inventory Control:a. Assists the Director of Nursing with the management of department inventory control program.b. Maintains a written, on-going inventory control system of department supplies and equipment.c. Recommends to the Director of Nursing purchases or repairs of department equipment / equipment repairs.d. Monitors supply usage, price and quality of products; makes product/vendor recommendations to Director of Nursing.e. Requisitions department supplies and equipment; inspects deliveries and invoices for accuracy; approves invoices and submits to the Director of Nursing for review.5. Department Inspections:a. Conducts and/or assists with department inspections.b. Conducts departmental service and storage inspections on a regular basis to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations and facility standards.c. Participates in local, state, federal and insurance inspections; in cooperative effort with the Administrator, initiates deficiency corrections when necessary.6. Infection Control and Safety:a. Assists with the management/oversees Infection Control and Safety programs.b. Acts as Director or Co-Director of Infection Control for the facility as designated by the Director of Nursing.c. Inspects and evaluates on a periodic basis, with the Maintenance Supervisor or designee, physical plan conditions, making recommendations concerning relocation of equipment, re-allocation of space to improve sanitation, appearance, safety and work efficiency.d. Reports any unsafe conditions or any conditions conducive to breeding insects, rodents or other vermin.e. Monitors and enforces sanitation policies/guidelines and procedures as it relates to infection control and safety.f. Instructs and trains staff in isolation case techniques; monitors techniques closely when isolation case occurs.g. Maintains hygienically safe methods for drug distribution in collaboration with the consultant pharmacist and federal, state and local laws.7. Fire and Disaster Plans:a. Understands facility's fire and disaster plans; follows established procedures during drills and actual emergencies.b. Ensures nursing staff understands and are regularly in-serviced on facility's fire and disaster plans.8. Delivery of Nursing Services:a. Assists with the organization and administration of the delivery of nursing services and related ancillary services.b. Develops and maintains Nursing Service objectives with the Director of Nursing, as it relates to the philosophy and standards of nursing practice.c. Analyzes and evaluates nursing care and related ancillary and therapeutic services rendered to improve quality of patient care and to plan the best utilization of staff time and activities.d. Works towards the resolution of resident and family concerns; advises Director of Nursing of any special problems relating to care delivery.e. Develops monitors and maintains required and appropriate documentation on the residents' medical records to include a multi-disciplinary plan of care.f. Collaborates and consults with the residents' attending physicians, Medical Director and outside consultants.g. Makes daily patient rounds to assess quality of care being delivered, assisting the Director of Nursing.h. Assists with approved research projects related to improving nursing care.i. Reviews level-of-care determinations with the staff nurses.j. Serves as a member of the Admissions Committee as directed by the Director of Nursing in the selection of prospective residents.k. Functions as a resource person to the nursing staff relative to accepted standards of nursing practice.l. Maintains awareness of community resources and health care agencies.m. Attends and assists with QA Meetings, Infection Control Committee, Pharmaceutical Services Committee and any other type of medical review committee utilized by the facility.n. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing.Salary $85,000 - $95,000 (based on skills and years of experience)Benefits for Full-Time Staff Include:Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Insurance401(k) with company match Sick, vacation and holiday pay Virtual Doctor Visits - Telehealth Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Life and AD&D Insurance Disability Insurance KISx Card (surgery and imaging program) Tuition Reimbursement Daily Pay Available (receive half your pay immediately, each day you work) And more!Are you a driven to give your best to make a difference in the lives of others? Are you looking for an opportunity to join a team that will support your growth and champion your hard work and dedication? Then this is a great opportunity for YOU and wed like to hear from you! We look forward to connecting with you soon!Equal Opportunity EmployerWe are proud of our commitment to equal employment opportunity for all qualified job candidates and employees. No job applicant or employee will be unlawfully discriminated against or harassed because of race, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, color, sex, childbirth, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.by Jobble

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