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Centers Health Care Regional Director of Nursing in Saratoga Springs, New York

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Regional Director of Nursing

  • Saratoga Springs, NY

  • Full Time

  • Nursing

  • Executive


Regional Director of Nursing

Centers Health Care is looking to hire a full time Regional Director of Nursing to routinely consult with assigned facilities throughout New York City. The ideal candidate will have at least three to five years prior experience as a Regional Nurse Consultant and/or Regional Director of Nursing in a long-term care environment.


The Regional Director of Nursing routinely consults with assigned facilities in regards to (but not limited to): resident care, State & Federal surveys, regulatory compliance, and clinical surveys. They will be responsible for driving clinical outcomes, implementing CHC's clinical policies/procedures and ensuring compliance with State/Federal regulations & standards of care. In addition, the Regional Director of Nursing may be temporarily assigned to function as an Interim DON in a local facility on an as needed basis. CHC365 LB123

Position REQUIRES extensive travel.


  • Assess & evaluate clinical services in assigned facilities to identify areas for clinical improvement.

  • Identifies clinical development opportunities & informs CHC & local facility leadership about clinical “best practices.”

  • Completes and submits visit reports & audit results to the Chief Nursing Officer or Director of Clinical Operations.

  • Acts as a regional mentor & coaches DONs for success at local facilities.

  • May need to assist the DON in reviewing candidates for RN Management positions.

  • Schedules facility/regional visits based on facility issues and compliance needs.

  • Schedules regional training / professional development meetings for DONs no less than quarterly.

  • Establishes quarterly/annual performance improvement goals together with local & regional clinical staff.

  • Promotes CHC’s core values/ethics, policies/procedures & standards of practice

  • Ensures compliance with CHC policies/procedures, State/ Federal regulations and current standards of practice.

  • Provides assistance & support throughout the survey process including: preparation for survey, writing a plan of correction & developing an action plan, and monitoring for compliance.


  • At least 3-5 years experience as a Regional DON or Regional Nurse Consultant REQUIRED.

  • Candidate must possess a valid RN license.

  • Experience in a Corporate / Regional role preferred.

  • Supervisory experience in healthcare settings.

  • Exceptional interpersonal & leadership skills.

  • Excellent knowledge of State & Federal guidelines.

  • Extensive travel required.


Centers Health Care is a fully integrated post-acute care continuum offering rehabilitation and skilled nursing services in more than 45 locations covering four states. In addition, we provide special services including in-center and home dialysis, ventilator care, and care for those with Alzheimer’s. The Centers Health Care family offers Skilled Nursing, Urgent Care, Managed Care, Renal Dialysis Services, Clinical Laboratory Services, Adult Day Health Care, and Assisted Living services, as well as every level of Home Care. Centers is well known for our commitment to our employees, offering outstanding ongoing training and development, career advancement opportunities, competitive pay rates, generous compensation packages and more.

Equal Opportunity Employer –M/F/D/V

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