Eagle Pointe Skilled Nursing Director of Nursing in Orwell, Ohio
Director of Nursing-Nursing Home
Located in Orwell, OH
An elegant long term care, skilled nursing facility located in Orwell, OH is looking for a compassionate and professional Director of Nursing that will be responsible for the leadership and management of the Nursing Department, and will work with the Unit Managers and the Administrator to help drive the overall success of the facility. The ideal candidate will be someone that is hands on willing to be on the floor working with their staff
ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS
Demonstrates knowledge of age specific developmental factors specific to adult and geriatric residents (i.e. physical, cognitive, and socialization factors) in planning delivery of care.
Demonstrates knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to care for residents with the following needs: therapeutic, neuro and dementia, dialysis, IV therapy, infectious disease and wound care, if applicable.
Attends all mandatory in-services by employee’s anniversary date.
Acts appropriately under the direction of the Administrator and acts as an active member of the interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrates ability to adjust to changes in shift assignments to meet resident and family needs.
Ensures the residents receive skilled nursing and rehabilitation services, as needed.
Successful completion of facility orientation on the care of a resident on a specialized dementia unit, as appropriate.
Communicates and observes the Corporate Compliance Program effectively and complies with Code of Conduct when performing work functions.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Maintains a current, valid Ohio State Nursing License as a registered professional nurse, in good standing
Possesses a minimum one (1) year of experience in long term care. Additional education or experience in such areas as rehabilitative or geriatric nursing is preferred.
Possesses strong knowledge of state, federal and local regulations as they pertain to long term care.
Successfully completes facility conducted orientation, mandatory training and in-service programs