Director of Nursing
Description: As an RN or LPN in a Skilled Nursing Facility, you will be
responsible for providing skilled nursing care and oversight to residents with
complex medical conditions, chronic illnesses, or disabilities. You will
collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including physicians,
therapists, and nursing assistants, to assess, plan, implement and evaluate
care for residents.
â€¢ Assess residents' health status and develop and implement
individualized care plans that address their unique needs and preferences.
â€¢ Administer medications and treatments as ordered by physicians
and ensure residents' compliance with prescribed regimens.
â€¢ Monitor and document residents' vital signs, symptoms, and
response to treatments.
â€¢ Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to manage residents'
medical needs, including wound care, physical therapy, and other therapies.
â€¢ Coordinate with families and community resources to promote
residents' physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
â€¢ Participate in quality improvement programs, infection
control, and risk management initiatives.
â€¢ Provide support and guidance to nursing assistants and other
staff members, as needed.
â€¢ Perform other duties as assigned.
â€¢ Active Registered Nurse (RN) license or Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Ohio
â€¢ Knowledge of nursing principles, practices, and techniques, as
well as current trends and developments in the field.
â€¢ Ability to assess and interpret data and communicate
effectively with residents, families, and other healthcare providers.
â€¢ Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work
collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams.
â€¢ Basic computer skills to maintain electronic medical records
â€¢ Ability to work flexible schedules, including weekends and
RN or LPN in a skilled nursing facility position requires the ability to perform
essential functions of the job, including the ability to stand, sit, walk,
bend, lift, and move intermittently throughout the workday. The position also
requires the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with residents,
families, and healthcare providers.
job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The team member may be
required to perform other duties as assigned by their supervisor.