Job: Director of Nursing (DON)

Categories Director of Nursing, DON
Location Plano, IL
Job Information

Nursing Home Director of Nursing (DON)

We are seeking an experienced Nursing Home Director of Nursing for our beautiful Nursing Home Facility. The DON must be  experienced to guide, lead and build a fast growing, results oriented Nursing Home Facility. The Director of Nursing will be responsible for the coordination and serving as a liaison with appropriate parent and affiliate departments and committees, the development of policies and guidelines for clinical personnel, and providing professional input to related administrative systems. You will direct and supervise professional and auxiliary personnel rendering patient care services, performing marketing duties and communicating the concept of quality client care to the general community. The Director of Nursing will have primary responsibility for leadership and supervision to ensure that key process indicators are met.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops a process to monitor appropriate utilization of services
  • Directs the implementation of service goals and objectives
  • Develops standards that ensure safe and effective services to clients and families
  • Monitors caseloads and provides leadership in peak periods
  • Monitors clinical record review process. Case coordination oversight
  • Develops plan for ongoing in-services and staff development
  • Manages ongoing education for clinical staff keeping program personnel up-to-date with
    clinical information including orientation, in-service education and continuing education
  • Collaborates in the development of an effective and efficient client care documentation
  • Consults with physicians in matters relating to patient care services
  • Provides clinical leadership, while serving as a role model for the Facility
  • Staffing, training, assessing, planning, coordinating and evaluating all patient care activities
  • Overseeing all Nursing operations

The DON has 24-hour accountability for the quality of care delivered to all Patients. Insures a comfortable, orderly and safe environment conducive to good patient care in compliance with physician orders.

Instructs and evaluates all levels of assigned personnel

    1. Must have Nursing Home DON management experience
    2. Must have at least 3-4 years of Nursing Home care management experience
    3. Must be licensed in Illinois (RN License Only)
    4. Have an outstanding desire to provide great customer service and creative clinical management
    5. Excellent written and verbal skills a must
    6. Must be a  working “hands on” DON

Qualified Candidates please forward your resume to eclay@lpchealthcare.com or call 773-494-9365 for more information.

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