Director of Nursing (DON)

Nursing · Hellertown, Pennsylvania
Department Nursing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

Our goal is to maximize the potential of every life we touch by providing exceptional care and service. We want our residents to be surrounded by the highest standards of quality of service and a caring environment. If you are a person who has compassion for and a desire to help seniors, a person who has patience and understanding, we would like to hear from you.

 

Job summary:

The Director of Nursing is responsible for planning, directing, implementing, and improving nursing services within the skilled nursing facility and providing leadership and vision for all nursing staff.

To qualify for the Director of Nursing, you must have effective communication skills and be able to work with individuals of all ages and lead a team of healthcare professionals.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent and a graduate of an approved RN school with a current PA state license.
  • Strong assessment and management skills related to the medical and personal care needs of residents.
  • Effective leadership, management, and delegation skills.
  • Physically able to perform direct care functions as may be required.
  • Organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Effective communications skills with all levels of management, staff, residents, guest and consultants.
  • Knowledge of Skilled Nursing regulations as well as Federal, State and Local regulations.
  • Strong multitasking skills.
  • Broad knowledge of medications.
  • Ability to supervise and motivate others.
  • Ability to work under supervision.
  • Ability to work with other medical professionals.
  • Ability to maintain accurate, detailed, and legible records.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and to make quick decisions.
  • Show the ability to deal with emergencies quickly and efficiently.

 

Qualifications:

State professional nursing license

CPR certification

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred

1+ years’ experience in a skilled nursing environment

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  • Location
    Hellertown, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Nursing
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor