Director Of Nursing * Great Opportunity *

Director Of Nursing * Great Opportunity *

Registered Nurse (RN) – Director of Nursing, Hospice



POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse (RN)

SPECIALTY UNIT: Director of Nursing

LOCATION: Kalamazoo, Michigan

SHIFT: Day

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent


Job Description:


As Director of Nursing, you will be responsible for the overall quality clinical outcomes of the facility. This is achieved by working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary teams, as well as providing direct supervision to the Nursing Department team. 


Priority one will always be quality resident care, customer service and employee relations. This includes attracting and retaining top performing talented team members through training and coaching of staff.  To accomplish this, the Director of Nursing position requires excellent organizational and communication skills, clinical knowledge, and leadership skills.  


The ideal candidate for the Director of Nursing position will have previous experience in a nursing leadership role, a strong ability to work and collaborate with a team, and an in-depth knowledge of managing and training nursing staff through implementation of quality improvement programs.  


Responsibilities:


  • Contributes to planning processes to achieve objectives guided by our vision and mission.
  • Assures compliance with DOH, CMS and other regulatory and/or accrediting bodies.
  • Collaborates with NHA and remains accountable for the operational and financial performance of the Nursing Department.
  • Drives quality initiatives and oversees and maintains a QAPI and Infection Control program aligned with regulations.
  • Leads efforts for recruitment, staffing, and retention of nursing team.
  • Communicates timely and accurately with employees and customers.  
  • Meets with staff and management regularly to ensure initiatives and goals are being met.


Job Benefits:


  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Coverage benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Uniform Discounts
  • Flexible Spending Account


Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
  • RN licensed in the state program is located; C.H.P.N. (Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse) certification preferred.
  • Five (5) + years general nursing preferred with current Hospice, home health, medical, surgical, or critical care experience. Experience with pain and symptom management interventions preferred.
  • Minimum one (3) years supervisory experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary setting.
  • Demonstrate excellent observation, assessment, nursing judgment and communication skills.
  • Strong ability to multitask, and prioritize patient needs.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.



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