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Prestige Healthcare Director of Nursing in Portage, Michigan

MediLodge of Portage is looking to attract the top tier of nursing leadership for our Director of Nursing position as we are proud of our 5-Star rating in Quality Measures! We understand finding a Director of Nursing (RN) in this market is very competitive, so if you are looking for a place where you feel valued, supported and challenged, we invite you to apply. We also have a very supportive regional team in place to assist you. While you are working hard to lead your teams to provide the best possible care for our residents, let us take care of you with competitive wages, bonus opportunity, benefit package for you and your family, paid vacation and sick time, a cash advance program (interest-free), in addition to opportunities to advance your career. We want to invite you to be a part of that small town feel at MediLodge of Portage. You will have the opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with aspiring nurses and mentor nursing staff in developing their clinical skills in specialty care units such as long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, and tracheostomy care as well as enhance your leadership abilities. In the midst of COVID-19, safety is of utmost importance which is why we have ample PPE to help keep our residents and staff safe. We are also offering on-site or virtual interviews, depending on your comfort level. Thank you for considering a career with us! We can’t wait to meet you!: Experience: * 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: