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Prestige Healthcare Director of Nursing in Okemos, Michigan

$6000 Sign on Bonus!!:


  • Three years experience as a Director of Nursing or equivalent supervisory experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Rounds on unit at least once daily

  • Performs general management functions such as hiring, disciplining and evaluating employees.

  • Interview and hire new staff .

  • Plans and facilitates meetings and committees to address resident care issues.

  • Review time sheets for accuracy before payroll.

  • Manages the entire facility with the goal of achieving and maintaining the highest quality of care possible.

  • Develops and manages systems to assure clinical competencies.

  • Participates in developing, implementing and evaluating programs that promote the recruitment, retention, development and continuing education of nursing staff members.

  • Identification of training needs.

  • Initiates studies to evaluate effectiveness of nursing services in relation to their objectives and costs.

  • Develops and manages nurse – on call system.

  • Develops the department budget for approval, monitors expenses and stays within budget.

  • Investigate and resolve residents/family/employee concerns.

  • Ensures that annual competency evaluations and performance reviews are completed in the appropriate time frame.

  • Participating in Employee Recognition Program.

  • Pro-actively addresses survey and/or standards of care issues.

  • Develop and manage staffing scheduler system.

  • Plans and guides the professional development of nursing staff.

  • Ensures that adequate nursing staff are available based on facility/census requirements.

  • Collect data to compile reports in a timely manner, and to meet deadlines.

  • Participates in facility “Performance Improvement Program.”

  • Assures that all clinical protocols and nursing policies and procedures are followed.

  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

  • Assure Pharmacy, dietary, physician consults are followed in timely manner.

  • Assumes complete responsibilities for the Center: