Skilled Nursing Unit -(DON) Director of Nursing/Program Director
Brooks Rehabilitation - Jacksonville, FL

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Directs administrative and clinical functions provided of a 36 bed skilled nursing unit with an adult population of primarily orthopedic (single joint replacement, lumbar laminectomies, femur fractures, pelvic fractures) patients operating within an acute care hospital.

  • Collaborate with the acute care hospital clinical team and administration
  • Provide oversight and direction in establishing and maintaining a system for developing, reviewing, approving and disseminating standards of clinical practice.
  • Review and make recommendations on policy issues regarding clinical practice of all clinical disciplines within the unit.
  • Ensure that clinical quality and customer satisfaction meet or exceed expectations
  • Responsible for daily operations and budget development and management
  • Develop and coordinate plans and policies, resources, and goals for the unit.
  • Ensure compliance with skilled nursing unit standards and applicable laws, regulations, and/or institution rules, standards and guidelines
  • Serves as the contact for accrediting authorities and internal Brooks and St. Vincent’s Medical Center - Southside hospital management regarding the SNU.
  • Provide oversight of admissions and referrals of the unit
  • Responsible for oversight of social services, customer service, MDS Coordinator
Required Skills

  • Must have a current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida,
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in healthcare administration or related field preferred.
  • 3 years management experience as DON and/or ADON in a skilled nursing setting.
  • Experience with multidisciplinary team processes including physicians, nurses, therapists and ancillary staff
  • A successful history of leading profitable business operations.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Skilled Nursing standards of care and regulatory practices
  • Short Term Rehabilitation experience preferred.
Required Experience

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