• Assistant Director of Nursing Services - PV

    Posted: 01/22/2023

    Description

     In absence of the Healthcare Services Director, The Healthcare Services Assistant Director assumes all job responsibilities of the Health Care Services Director and reports to the Executive Director

    • Works to develop a competent, productive and satisfied staff by supervising, directly and through delegation, for assigned teams
    • Includes overseeing staff hiring, training, evaluating and corrective actions
    • Supervises team members to maintain an effective work force that benefits and supports a resident-centered focus on care
    • Collaborates with the Healthcare Services Director to ensure all units are appropriately staffed and services are in line with State and Federal Regulations, level of care and census
    • Maintains continuity of care by making rounds and providing information and guidance to the nursing unit, 
    • Receiving reports on the status of all residents and services 
    • Visiting residents
    • Assisting nurses with new and unusual treatments
    • Deciding whether or not to call physicians
    • Coordinating services with other shifts
    • Admitting and transferring patients
    • Ensuring appropriate communication and follow-up to residents, family and visitors and taking other action deemed necessary at the time
    • Completes Lifesteps Assessments
    • Provides technical and clinical expertise to health care services including
    • In depth knowledge of regulatory guidelines, procedures and eligibility factors
    • Advise on current clinical procedures and protocols
    • Promotes harmonious relationships with agencies, services and persons with whom they regularly work with, such as medical examiners, police, funeral directors, labs, pharmacies, x-ray, and home health by careful scheduling personal contacts
    • Maintains confidentiality in all matters
    • Ensures nursing services are provided in a manner consistent with good financial stewardship
    • Works with Healthcare Services Director to develop nursing budgets
    • Monitors’ nursing expenses, identifies trends and ensures operations are within budgeting guidelines
    • Reviews census information
    • Monitors quality service by enforcing proper procedures compliance in conjunction with legal requirements followed by assessing and evaluating for quality assurance
    • Leadership role for Quality Improvement process
    • Performs audits for Continuous Quality Improvement Committee
    • Oversees notifications of IDPH within 24 hours when incident warrants it
    • Assists in managing the reporting and investigations of abuse/neglect as requested by Abuse Coordinator
    • Assists with survey process
    • Ensure resident RAI (NDS/Raps and Care Plan) process is completed for each resident and that Care Plan conferences are carried out with resident and family
    • Will play an integral role in infection control and may be designated as infection control coordinator. 
    • Will oversee admission process for new admits including oversight of the Clinical Nurse Liaison. The Clinical Nurse Liaison will report directly to the Health Care Services Assistant Director. 
    • Oversees the restorative program and is responsible for signing off on all related documentation.   
    • Primary clinical oversight for Hearthstone Assisted Living.  Serves as clinical coordinator for medical professionals and also responds to resident/family inquiries 
    • Carrie rotates coverage to provide afterhours and weekend coverage
    • Provide floor coverage as an RN Charge nurse during staffing shortages.   
    • Oversees weekly Medicare meetings and guides the rehab stays of short term Medicare residents.  
    • Provides back up for the Nurse Liaison position 
    • Conducts nursing competencies throughout the year to assure we are in compliance with Joint Commission, IDPH.   
    • Conducts all CPR courses for Pleasant View staff and other individuals as necessary 
    • Regularly attends Chamber events and other community events as an ambassador for Pleasant View.     
    Requirements
    • Current IL RN liscense
    • At least two years healthcare supervisory experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • At least two years healthcare supervisory experience
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of manager, clients, customer and the general public
    • Effective team building skills; organizations and staff development
    • Ability to obtain cooperation and participation of individuals and groups
    • Possess basic personal computer skills and ability to utilize various software programs
    • Understanding of hospitality, first impressions and customer focus, 
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