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Forefront Living Director of Nursing in Dallas, Texas

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Presbyterian Village North is currently looking for a Director Of Nursing.

With a shared legacy in business and healthcare innovation, Forefront Living's family of care-oriented organizations blends values built on compassion and faith with high-quality senior care - long-term care, Alzheimer's and memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitiation therapies, hospice and palliative care.

These senior care services, along with the celebration of independent living at our senior lifestyle communities, combine to bring deeper meaning to every phase of life for people of all faiths, regardless of race, gender, color, religiion, national origin or disability. Forefront Living is the not-for-profit, faith-based parent of Presbyterian Village North, Faith Presbyterian Hospice, and the T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center.

  • Models a service and solutions-driven behavior towards others, takes ownership in solving problems and takes the initiative to make things better, is friendly and courteous to residents, patients and co-workers

  • Able to demonstrate our Values of Diversity, Integrity, Stewardship and Compassion in performance of daily responsibilities and interactions with residents, patients and teammates

  • Take ownership in problem solving and process improvement

  • Demonstrate professionalism and courtesy to residents, patients and co-workers

  • Ensure resident/patient, visitor, and co-worker safety by maintaining awareness and reporting potential safety hazards

  • Maintain good attendance record

  • Recruit, hire, train, coach, and evaluate departmental staff

  • Provide 24-hour accountability for the Nursing Department in directing and coordinating all activities of nursing services

  • Coordinate clinical services to promote optimal clinical care

  • Take corrective action in response to quality of care and service issues

  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of patient acuity and nursing needs

  • Investigate all nursing concerns and/or complaints

  • Review and follow-up on documentation for clinical compliance, including MDS

  • Develop standards, policies and procedures within guidelines of nursing practice

  • Develop the Nursing department budget according to organization guidelines

  • Develop and oversee the quality improvement program (QAPI)

  • Ensure appropriate follow-up on consultant reports

  • Ensure final disposition and resolution of incident reports

  • Assume Leadership in Value Based Programs/partnerships, maintaining quality metrics

  • Oversight of Nursing care provided, ensuring daily clinical compliance

  • Ensure coaching and disciplinary actions are provided as indicated within the policies and procedures of the campus

  • Evaluate performance/skills/job knowledge of nursing staff

  • Perform additional duties as assigned

  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas

  • Three or more years in Director of Nursing role in Skilled Nursing/LTC and Short-term Rehabilitation

  • Five years management or Director level experience

  • Knowledge of current Nursing theory and practice

  • Demonstrated, effective Leadership skills

  • Working knowledge of State and Federal regulations that impact skilled nursing care

  • Ability to implement administrative and departmental policies and procedures; carry out job responsibilities in a professional, accurate, and conscientious manner

  • Ability to create and maintain a positive, helpful, understanding, and empathetic atmosphere toward teammates, patients, residents, and families

  • Ability to manage confidential information, exercise good judgment and make decisions based on nursing practice guidelines

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to prioritize and respond to urgent and/or emergent situations

  • MDS experience preferred

  • Demonstrate and maintain a positive and professional attitude

  • Ability to maintain a high level of performance in an environment of frequently changing demands, deadlines, and expectations.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

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Street: 8600 Skyline Drive

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