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Providence Health & Services Director of Nursing in North Hollywood, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Director of Nursing (Full time/Day Shift) for Providence Saint Elizabeth Medical Center in North Hollywood, CA.

This position is eligble for a $20,000 sign-on bonus (approximatley 50% upon hire and 50% after completion of one year of employment).

We are seeking a Director of Nursing who will be responsible for the administration and management of nursing services to residents in accordance with the orders of the physicians and the total needs of the residents. Demonstrates proficiency in delivering care to assigned age- specific resident population (geriatrics), and participates in related continuing education.

In this position you will:

  • Establish and maintain departmental policies and procedures, objectives, improving organization performance program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards

  • Select, train/orient and assign department staff. Develop standards of performance, maintain/upgrade nursing objectives, nursing procedure manuals and written job descriptions for nursing personnel. Evaluate performance, and makes recommendations for personnel actions

  • Establish schedule for all licensed nurses

  • Coordinate plans for the total care of each resident which comply with physician' orders, governmental regulations, and facility policies. Ensure a nursing care plan is established for each resident

  • Assume responsibility for all discharge planning for residents

  • Assist in budget planning for nursing service and projects future personnel and equipment needs

  • Assume responsibility for making the final decision regarding admitting a resident to the facility

  • Maintain contact with physicians according to resident needs, facility policies, and government regulations

  • Assume responsibility for all necessary State and Federal nurse staffing requirements including mandated documentation

  • Coordinate nursing service with other resident care services provided and with the business office

  • Oversee the management, coordination, maintenance, and implementation of regulatory requirements, Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), and care planning process

  • Ensure adequate 24-hour nursing coverage. Designate a Registered Nurse to be in charge of the nursing service in absence of Director of Nursing

  • Identify resident needs and develop quality programs to meet those needs and ensure delivery of quality services

  • Develop and determine priorities and monitor status of special projects on an ongoing basis

  • Visit residents to ensure maximum care and to ascertain need for additional or modified services, maintaining good interpersonal relationships with residents and their families

  • Serve on the Resident Care Policy Committee, Pharmacy Committee, Infection Control Committee as required, Quality Assurance Committee (QAPI), and Utilization Review Committee

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings, and workshops

  • Participate in hospital/medical staff committee meetings. Attend and serves on professional/civic service organizations as hospital representative, and conducts/attends departmental meetings

  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing

  • Current California RN License

  • Current BLS Certification

  • 2 years supervisory role or above

  • Working knowledge of Title 22, OBRA, and MDS regulations

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • 3 years long-term care management experience

About the hospital You will serve.

As a skilled nursing facility, Providence Saint Elizabeth is staffed 24 hours a day by licensed professionals specially trained in geriatric medicine. Our nursing staff is highly proficient, and is trained and licensed to provide intravenous medications and therapies. We also provide for respiratory services as needed.

Each resident is treated as a special person, giving careful attention to his or her total well-being. In our eyes, this means trying to keep the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of an individual in balance and harmony.We offer an array of health care services for residents to enjoy themselves with family and friends. To complement our reputation for caring, our specially trained staff works in partnership with residents, families, doctors, referring hospitals, and health professionals to make sure residents' needs are met.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: California-North Hollywood

Req ID: 302379

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