Plan, organize and direct the overall operation of nursing services in accordance with applicable regulations, policies, and guidelines to foster the highest degree of quality care.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
- Develop, review, and revise standards, guidelines, forms and job descriptions.
- Provide and/or promote staff educational programs, monitor attendance and compliance with mandatory training as required.
- Participate in regularly scheduled management meetings.
- Establish and maintain a close liaison with residents and families.
- Collaborate with the Medical Director and other professional service providers.
- Coordinate with appropriate department directors and supervisors for services provided to the residents.
- Maintain all documentation required by state and federal agencies.
- Comply with state and federal requirements and regulations.
- Review, investigate and resolve customer grievances in cooperation with the Nursing Home Administrator.
- Develop and coordinate the QAA process.
- Participate in presentations to appropriate community organizations and individuals to meet community established occupancy goals. Promote a positive image.
- Maintain and dispose of discontinued controlled substances per state pharmacy regulations.
- Recruit, train, and schedule health center direct care staff
- Supervise all members of the Nursing department including coordinating and approving time off, conducting performance evaluations, counseling, and directing and managing the workflow for the department
- Supervise staff to provide quality services in a caring environment, which strives to preserve the residents’ independence and self-respect.
- Conduct regular staff meetings to exchange information and address issues affecting resident care
- Create and maintain a motivating environment that encourages employee involvement, creativity and problem solving.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Educational Requirements and Experience:
- Licensed Registered Nurse with a current license in good standing in the state of TX.
- Current CPR certification required.
- Minimum 3 years of experience in long-term care.
- Minimum 3 years management experience.