Wellness Director, Director of Nursing (DON)
Company: Long Term Health Care Facility
Posted on: August 3, 2022
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Health and Wellness Director (Director of Nursing, DON)
The Health and Wellness Director (HWD) is responsiblefor the
overall implementation, delivery, and coordination of resident
services at the community. This person also carries out supervisory
responsibilities within the nursing department and as delegated and
directed by the Executive Director in accordance with the
organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsible to ensure
the highest level of care and customer service is maintained within
the community in accordance with all applicable laws and
Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of
this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these
are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of
specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the
position if the work is similar, related or is an essential
function of the position.
Familiar with and keeps current with the state regulations
governing Assisted Living and assists to ensure compliance within
the nursing department
Assists with development and implementation of nursing department
policies and procedures.
Conduct routine rounds, looking for opportunities to provide
positive feedback, train, coach and advise front line staff while
ensuring staff are performing work assignment in accordance with
acceptable nursing and regulatory standards.
Performs timely and accurate resident assessments and communicates
changes to the resident and / or their responsible party, their
Physician and Executive Director
Responsible for staffing within the nursing department including
hiring and scheudling.
Assists with providing oversight of medication and treatment
management to assure all MAR's / TARs are correct and that the
residents receive medications and treatments timely and
Manages expenses within the nursing department.
Assists with ensuring all documentation is completed as required
and appropriate and is performed in a timely manner and in
accordance with state regulations, standards of practice and in
accordance with community policies and procedures.
Routinely communicates with residents and their families in order
to keep them informed about the resident's condition and service
Assists with completing assessments for potential residents to
determine their eligibility for Assisted Living.
Assists with creating positive employee relationships and staff
retention through staff appreciation, regular feedback, and
promotional incentive programs.
Assists with providing appropriate guidance for employees by
planning work schedules, assigning work duties while on shift, and
directing day to day operations of the nursing department
Provides on-call back up to community when not on duty and is
subject to call back.
Maintains confidentiality of all pertinent personal or health
information concerning residents and staff.
Assists with ensuring that any incident reports are completed
properly and promptly and follow up according to facility policy
and procedure and in accordance with all applicable standards.
Qualified candidates must possess an active, unencumbered Ohio
nursing license (RN preferred). Minimum of 1-year experience in
senior housing and/or geriatric nursing required. Prior nursing
leadership experience preferred. Candidate must possess strong
written and verbal communication skills and be able to work
effectively with the team in the community, residents, families,
and support agencies. Candidate must be able to read, write and
speak the English language and be able to communicate effectively
with residents, families, physicians, and employees. Candidate must
possess the ability to make independent decisions when
circumstances warrant such action. Subject to call back during
emergency conditions such as severe weather, evacuation,
post-disaster and other as needed. Candidate must have the ability
to be on call, and occasionally work nights, weekends, and
holidays. Candidate must be CPR certified and must pass all
pre-employment screening per facility policy and state
Keywords: Long Term Health Care Facility, Middletown , Wellness Director, Director of Nursing (DON), Executive , Middletown, Ohio
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