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Director of Nursing

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Titan HRSS, LLC focuses on applying our distinguishing characteristic of a culture which is to lead with transparency, proactive approach, and integrity. We will align employers with the right people that will propel their business to the next level. We align career seekers with business leaders that will utilize acquired skill sets and hone in on developing potential. Beyond the placement and staffing arena, Titan HRSS, LLC is the premier global professional services company in delivering a comprehensive range of operations, strategy, and consulting solutions and services. Our client is our top priority, and thus drives our focus on delivering quality customer service experience, quality applicants and staffing solutions, a focus on our client's bottom line, and timeliness in delivery of satisfaction.

We are seeking a Director Of Nursing to join our team! You will be responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of assigned patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, or disabled patients
  • Diagnose and establish patient treatment plans
  • Direct resident well-being according to State regulations to ensure appropriate and acceptable standards of clinical care.
  • Direct the medication program according to State regulations to ensure appropriate and acceptable standards of care and adequate staffing.
  • In conjunction with the community’s multidisciplinary team, coordinate the resident admission process including screening, assessment and care needs to determine whether the community team can meet the prospect’s required level of care.
  • In conjunction with the Executive Director recruit, select, supervise, mentor, appraise and counsel medication administration team members according to Spectrum policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate initial and ongoing training for medication administration team members as well as other community team members as necessary and as applicable based on State-specific regulations as well as Spectrum policies and procedures.
  • Determine delegation of clinical and medication service needs according to State-specific regulations.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of state regulations, policies and procedures, dictated for compliance.
  • Ensure ongoing assessment of resident changing needs to ensure appropriate and timely delivery of required services.
  • Monitor, audit and ensure that the medication system meets State-specific and community standards.
  • Maintain ongoing collaboration with pharmacy services to ensure effective and efficient medication procurement and delivery.
  • Implement, maintain, and monitor compliance of nurse delegation and limited nursing services system and documentation as required and/or allowed by State-specific regulation.
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA, MSDS, FDA and Fire Safety standards as it relates to clinical systems and resident care.
  • Review and coordinate completion of incident reports that are health or injury related and develop/monitor plans of correction in accordance with Spectrum policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and report changes in patient symptoms or behavior
  • Communicate with collaborating physicians or specialists regarding patient care
  • Educate patients about health maintenance and disease prevention
  • Preserve and protect the privacy, confidentiality and security of all medical records, proprietary and other confidential information relating to Spectrum Retirement, its residents, Team Members, activities and affiliates, in accordance with all applicable laws (especially HIPAA) and Spectrum policy.
  • Promote Spectrum in a positive manner and lead by example, modeling our core values in everyday behavior
  • Understand how to approach and communicate with all residents including those who are cognitively impaired.
  • Treat residents, family members and other team members with dignity and respect while responding to their needs.
  • Maintain and sustain a safe community and workplace.
  • Follow Spectrums’ Policies, Procedures, and Manuals.
  • Accept other duties as assigned.
  • Facilitate referrals to other healthcare professionals and medical facilities
  • Maintain accurate patient medical records
  • Provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in nursing or other medical fields
  • RN required. Subject to Illinois State requirements.
  • Current Nursing License (minimum RN only) for the state of Illinois.
  • Has experience in Assisted Living community or long term care settings. Possesses geriatric assessment skills. Is knowledgeable in dementia care.
  • Has the ability to train staff and to assess systems and implement systems. Is organized and self-directed.
  • Enhanced qualifications: BSN, advanced certification in geriatric care, previous experience in an assisted living or residential care environment.
  • Meet Illinois specific qualifications and training for the position.
  • Must have basic computer skills – login/logoff, e-mail, documents, spreadsheets and entering data.
  • Familiarity with medical software and equipment 
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Self-motivated, organized and professional. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision, problem solving, conflict management and budgeting.
  • Have a caring disposition
  • Current state specific driver’s license and appropriate driving record with a working vehicle
  • Have a neat, professional, courteous manner and appearance
  • Computer proficient skills, verbal and written, and routinely follow written and verbal instructions. English language skills adequate to allow communication with Residents and staff.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • 3 years of Nurse Management Experience

 

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