The Director of Nursing Services (DNS) creates joy and purpose in the lives of seniors by serving as the leader of the Nursing department to meet regulatory requirements, standards of care and resident/family expectations and to lead to the achievement of department and facility objectives, both programmatic and fiscal. As part of the facility leadership team, the DNS serves as a role-model of professionalism, expertise, Christian faith and service. The DNS leads and participates in nursing call rotation. The DNS provides program guidance and oversight to the Nurse Managers and the MDS lead and works directly with the Staffing Coordinator to ensure staffing needs are met.
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ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: (Responsibilities, Accountabilities, and Competencies; May not include all duties of this job)
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide direct leadership and mentorship to the Nurse Managers and MDS Lead with full authority to hire, train, manage performance and recommend corrective action and termination. Provide matrix leadership to QA/Infection Control. Oversee initial training and continuing education programs to ensure staff preparation for their position. Monitor direct reports on supply use, FTE and resource utilization, compliance with regulatory requirements and accountability to meet outcomes. Ensure appropriate credentialing of all staff. Provide consultation to staff in meeting residents’ and the Nursing department’s needs.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)
Christian Commitment: Agreement and support of CRISTA’s Statement of Faith with a living and mature Christ-centered life-style.
Education: Nursing Degree (RN) from accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent.
Licensure/Certification: Nursing License in good standing with the State of Washington.
Software and Equipment Used: Strong computer skills in MS Office and a working knowledge of Outlook.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)
Education: Bachelor of Arts: Nursing.
Licensure/Certification: DNS Certificate.
Software and Equipment Used:
To be considered for this position, please submit an application via our website: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CRISTA&cws=44&rid=1841