Director of Nursing *SIGN ON BONUS*

  • Crossroads Care Center of Weyauwega
  • Weyauwega, WI 54983, USA
  • Apr 27, 2021

Job Description

Crossroads Care Center of Weyauwega - $15,000 SIGN ON BONUSSUMMARY:The primary purpose of the Director of Nursing position is to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of our Nursing Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator and the Medical Director, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Develops, implements, directs and evaluates the facility’s Nursing Program.Meets and consults with the facility’s interdisciplinary team on a regular basis to develop and maintain restorative care standards.Ensures that the nursing program complies with applicable laws, regulations, and national restorative nursing standards and requirements.Participates in the admission process by meeting with new Guests and providing them with a clear overview of the restorative program.Participates in discharge planning, development and implementation of Guest care plans and assessments.Performs administrative tasks such as charting, care planning, reports and etc.Assists with the recruitment and selection of nursing staff.Provides supervision to C.N.A’s and all subordinate staff which includes checking their work to ascertain that assignments have been completed.Completes annual performance reviews of all subordinate staff. Provides guidance and education to staff in regards to their performance.Provides counseling and disciplinary action to subordinate staff members as needed.Assists with and participates in the disciplinary process of subordinate staff.Performs other nursing care assignments by working as a floor nurse when needed.Only practices nursing procedures and tasks with the scope of licensure.Ensure that Guest care plans are being followed and asses each Guest’s status in accordance with their care plan.Round with physicians when needed.Must be knowledgeable of individual care plans and support the care planning process by reporting specific information and observations of the Guest’s needs, preferences and report any behavioral changes.Assure that established infection control and standard precaution practices are maintained when providing care. Follow established safety precautions when preforming tasks and using equipment and supplies.Maintains the comfort, privacy and dignity of Guests and interacts with them in a manner that displays warmth, respect and promotes a caring environment.Answer and respond to call lights promptly and courteously.Attend and participate in departmental meetings and in-services as directed.Be knowledgeable in data collection, data analysis methodology, and performance improvement methods needed to support and lead performance improvement projects.Identify opportunities for improvement through analysis of data, observation of operations, and consultation with leadership and staff.



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