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Director Of Nursing - Skilled Nursing

Company: St. Paul's Senior Services
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Connect with the Greatest Generation and join us at St. Paul's! You will be able to make a difference in the lives of countless seniors by providing comfort and life-changing experiences every single day. Our team is looking for compassionate, caring and considerate companions to become angels for San Diego's residents and participants in the best years of their lives!BASIC FUNCTION: The primary purpose of the position is to direct the day-to-day functions of the nursing unit and to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Department in accordance with current Federal, State, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations to assure that the highest degree of quality care is provided to the residents at all times. Provide professional assistance to all residents and staff of St. Paul's Senior Homes and Services when not precluded by other duties.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:--- Assumes responsibility and accountability of directing the activities and programs of the facility, in consultation with the Administrator, COO, or CEO as necessary, in the absence of the Administrator--- Evaluates and implements recommendations from the facility's committees and/or consultants.--- Plans, develops, organizes implements, evaluates, and directs the Nursing Department, as well as its programs and activities, in accordance with current State and Federal regulations and guidelines that govern Nursing Facilities, maintaining regulatory compliance at all times.--- Interprets and implements the facility's policies and procedures to employees, residents, families, visitors, government agencies, etc.--- Participates in the development of a plan of correction for deficiencies noted during survey inspections in co-operation with the Administrator.--- Coordinates the Annual Patient Care Policy Committee meeting.--- Monitors the Infection Control, Safety and Quality Assurance programs of the Department.--- Assists the MDS Nurse., Charge Nurses and Director of Staff Development to ensure compliance with all Federal, State and Local regulations.Directs and supervises the Unit Clerk ensuring the appropriate cordial response to residents, visitors, physicians and staff and the employee's productive work performance.--- Coordinates personnel development and staff mentoring.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to communicate with, be interested in, and have compassion for the aged. Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written. Must have excellent organizational skills to meet deadlines and goals. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public. Must be knowledgeable in nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to skilled nursing care and personnel administration. Must possess the ability to work harmoniously with, and supervise both professional and non-professional personnel. Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures that are necessary for providing quality care and maintaining a socially, morally and fiscally responsible operation. Must be able to cope with multiple responsibilities in a changing and evolving environment.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. A minimum of 3 years management experience in a skilled nursing facility. Recommended background would be five years as a Director of Nursing or a combination of three years as Director of Nursing and two years as Director of Staff Development. Must possess a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of California, and must possess a current CPR card.INDHPSt. Paul's Benefits:--- Health, dental, vision, life--- Same day pay available!--- Flexible paid time off (PTO) - starting at 28 days per year!--- Education reimbursement - up to $3,000 a year!--- Qualified Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) employer--- 403(b) with match--- Child care available--- Employee referral bonuses--- Upward mobility!You Make Us Who We Are!At St. Paul's Senior Services, we believe a diverse workforce has driven our history of enriching the lives of senior communities in San Diego, which is why we are committed to cultivating an environment where you feel empowered, supported and respected. By valuing your unique perspective, voice, strengths, experience and background, we aim to foster a culture where you feel included and comfortable being your true self. You matter!St. Paul's is the leading provider of caring senior services since 1960. We have locations throughout San Diego County including 5 in San Diego (Bankers Hill), 2 in Chula Vista, and 1 in El Cajon. St. Paul's strives to be the most outstanding and innovative senior home and service provider in California. We are dedicated to serving the physical, spiritual and social needs of the elderly and community, fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion within the highest quality facilities, health care and programs consistent with affordable costs.YOU MUST BE ABLE TO CLEAR FINGERPRINTS THROUGH DOJ AND FBI IN ADDITION TO A DRUG SCREEN CLEARANCE.To learn more about St. Paul's Senior Services, please visit Paul's Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: St. Paul's Senior Services, San Diego , Director Of Nursing - Skilled Nursing, Executive , San Diego, California

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