Director of Nursing
AdCare Health Systems - Tulsa, OK

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DESCRIPTION

Responsible for organizing, planning, directing, and evaluating nursing and other resident care services.
Ensures quality of care as aligned with company and regulatory requirements. Assumes daily operations of facility in the Administrator's absence as necessary.

DUTIES

Ensures and oversees implementation of all nursing services and standards.
&61623; Directs continuous evaluation of quality of care and resident education by nursing services. Meets regularly with nursing personnel, and representatives of ancillary departments to discuss and resolve resident care problems.
&61623; Recruits staff, implementing staff retention strategies.
&61623; Interviews, hires, counsels, and evaluates staff performance.
&61623; Maintains appropriate level of nursing staff to provide adequate care and safety to residents 24 hours a day.
&61623; Directs, coordinates and oversees preparation of Nursing Service records, reports and analyses.Reviews and interprets records and reports to ascertain compliance with established policies and procedures.
&61623; Responsible for the development of and maintenance of nursing service objectives and standards of nursing practice.
&61623; Responsible for scheduling, monitoring and follow up on all non nursing resident care services including: pharmacy, laboratory, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, podiatry, dental, eye, psychological, psychiatric, etc.
&61623; Maintains regular and ongoing communication with Medical Director and attending physicians.
&61623; Ensures all required records are maintained and submitted, as appropriate, completed accurately in a timely manner.
&61623; Conducts and performs rounds to monitor and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of nursing care.
&61623; Plans, conducts and/or attends department specific and facility-wide in-service education programs.
&61623; Manages the personnel, fiscal, and supply resources of the Nursing Services Department within approved budgetary guidelines.
&61623; Develops and/or directs development of nursing policies and procedures, and maintains, reviews and revises as appropriate.
&61623; Oversees and ensures that all tasks and responsibilities of the Nursing Services Department are in compliance with State and Federal guidelines. Maintains current knowledge and understanding of the same.
&61623; Respects and maintains residents' dignity, individuality, privacy and confidentiality, remaining knowledgeable of Residents' Rights.
&61623; Manages State survey process and complaint survey investigations.
&61623; Oversees State Incident reporting to assure complete investigation and intervention.

QUALIFICATIONS

Must be in good standing with Board of Nursing.
&61623; A minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of acute care, long-term care, or geriatric supervisory and management experience in a Medicaid/Medicare certified facility.
&61623; Professional knowledge of nursing practices, management and research and other closely related fields.
&61623; Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
&61623; Current State nurse license
&61623; CEU's as required by the State. Ensures and oversees implementation of all nursing services and standards.
&61623; Directs continuous evaluation of quality of care and resident education by nursing services. Meets regularly with nursing personnel, and representatives of ancillary departments to discuss and resolve resident care problems.
&61623; Recruits staff, implementing staff retention strategies.
&61623; Interviews, hires, counsels, and evaluates staff performance.
&61623; Maintains appropriate level of nursing staff to provide adequate care and safety to residents 24 hours a day.
&61623; Directs, coordinates and oversees preparation of Nursing Service records, reports and analyses.Reviews and interprets records and reports to ascertain compliance with established policies and procedures.
&61623; Responsible for the development of and maintenance of nursing service objectives and standards of nursing practice.
&61623; Responsible for scheduling, monitoring and follow up on all non nursing resident care services including: pharmacy, laboratory, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, podiatry, dental, eye, psychological, psychiatric, etc.
&61623; Maintains regular and ongoing communication with Medical Director and attending physicians.
&61623; Ensures all required records are maintained and submitted, as appropriate, completed accurately in a timely manner.
&61623; Conducts and performs rounds to monitor and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of nursing care.
&61623; Plans, conducts and/or attends department specific and facility-wide in-service education programs.
&61623; Manages the personnel, fiscal, and supply resources of the Nursing Services Department within approved budgetary guidelines.
&61623; Develops and/or directs development of nursing policies and procedures, and maintains, reviews and revises as appropriate.
&61623; Oversees and ensures that all tasks and responsibilities of the Nursing Services Department are in compliance with State and Federal guidelines. Maintains current knowledge and understanding of the same.
&61623; Respects and maintains residents' dignity, individuality, privacy and confidentiality, remaining knowledgeable of Residents' Rights.
&61623; Manages State survey process and complaint survey investigations.
&61623; Oversees State Incident reporting to assure complete investigation and intervention.

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Retirement keeps AdCare Health Systems working. The company buys, leases, and manages some 50 nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, and...