The Director of Nursing will verify the provision of quality care that promotes the highest practicable physical, the mental and psychological well-being of each resident as determined by resident assessments and individual plans of care.
- Communicate and supervise nursing personnel with respect to professional conduct and counsel employees about job performance as needed.
- Participate in staff development to include training and in-servicing.
- Will be responsible for interdisciplinary involvement in the development of plans of care to meet each resident's needs; participate as needed in weekly resident care planning conferences.
- Communicate with families any resident care issues.
- Communicate with the Administrator daily to relay issues.
- Communicate and coordinate with physicians, discharge planners or appropriate facility representatives from health care facilities regarding resident admissions, transfers and discharges as needed.
- Communicate with attending physician and medical director regarding resident care issues as needed.
- Review consultant reports and provide feedback on any POC.
- Review any and all regulatory reports (i.e. 2567, Quality Monitoring reports, Quality Indicators, etc.)
- Review the policies and procedures adopted by the facility to promote regulatory compliance.
- Review facility reports (i.e. facility QA reports and Simple CFS reports, etc.)
- Review resident clinical records.
- Provide training to the pertinent facility staff.
- Perform direct care/procedures when needed; such may include procedures for which the staff is not qualified or licensed to perform or staff is unable to perform successfully.
- Develop and verify the implementation of POCs.
- Attend QA meetings.
- Prepare and forward on time to proper authorities all reports required by management.
- Supervise nursing staff with regular rounds and conferences. Checking with nurse managers daily.
- Evaluate the performance of licensed nurses periodically and discuss the evaluation with the employee, and oversee the evaluation of none licensed nursing staff, assisting when needed.
- Keep current with the changes in all regulations related to resident care.
- Must possess a current Texas RN licensure.
- Previous experience as a Director of Nursing in a skilled nursing facility is required
- At least 2+ years of leadership and management experience with a proven track record of success in the state.
Regency Integrated Health Services is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled