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Providence Director Post-Acute Care Services in Torrance, California



The Director of Nursing for Post-Acute Transitional Care Services is responsible for the overall direction of the services provided. The incumbent is responsible for the employment of qualified personnel, for the day- to- day functions of the facility in accordance with current, federal, state and local standards regulations and guidelines. The Director establishes, implements, and evaluates goals and objectives for services provided which meet and promote the standards of quality and contribute to the total organization and philosophy. The Director assures that staff and organization are current on local, state and national issues and trends.


  • Ensures program compliance with legal, regulatory and accreditation requirements.

  • Provides leadership in the development and implementation of organization objectives, standards of care, and policies and procedures affecting the programs of the organization.

  • Evaluates the program services and personnel using measurable outcomes and objectives. Responsible for development of goals based on annual evaluation.

  • Monitors operations for progress toward accomplishing operational and strategic plans.

  • Assures standards of ethical business and clinical practice are maintained.

  • Ensures adequate and appropriate staffing and supervision during all service hours.

  • Ensures staff development including orientation, in-service and continuing education to assure that staff stay current with clinical information and practice and the utilization of effective measures of competence and improvement.

  • Assures that supportive services are available to staff.

  • Assures that comprehensive services are provided to patients and families.

  • Maintains productivity standards as set by organization guidelines.

  • Participates in the development of organization’s strategic plan and leads in its implementation.

  • Documentation / Information Management:

  • Establishes and maintains effective channels of communication including the integration of technology with communications.

  • Ensures appropriate data collection and regular reports are received by the governing body.

  • Leadership / Supervision:

  • Ensures that the organization’s structure and systems promote interdisciplinary care.

  • Ensures that adequate space, equipment and supplies are available.

  • Ensures collaboration with agencies and vendors for effective management of services.

  • Provides direction to staff in performance of their duties including admission, discharge, transfer and provision of services to patients.

  • Negotiates and signs contracts and agreements for provision of services by other agencies.

  • Participates in orientation, education and development of team members as directed by supervisor.

  • Attends Operations Meeting, Care Council and other leadership forums as identified.

  • Some actions may require approval by the Chief Nursing Officer (i.e., recruitment for vacant positions, discharge).

  • Development:

  • Participates in appropriate continuing education as may be requested and/or required by immediate supervisor and/or governing body.

  • Ensures the organization’s commitment to maintaining confidentiality of patient information through development, maintenance and monitoring of related policies and procedures.

  • Accepts personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job-related skills and abilities.

  • Performance Improvement:

  • Actively participates in the Performance Improvement Program in both acute and post-acute setting.

  • Ensures all Core Measures, NPSG, Title XXII, Skilled Nursing standards, and other related specialty standards are integrated into Post-Acute Care Practice.

  • Identifies areas of improvement in services and utilizes the C.A.P. methodology to carry out and document these activities. Uses C.A.P.; Six Sigma tools and resources to advance and promote quality and safety in practice and patient care.

  • Budgetary:

  • Responsible for the final preparation of the budget for approval by the governing body.

  • Implements budgetary planning, monitoring and corrective action as needed to achieve financial stability.


Required experience/education for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Upon hire: California Registered Nurse License (Vendor Managed)

  • Upon hire: National Provider BLS - American Heart Association (Vendor Managed)

  • 3 years of Post-Acute Care Management

  • Demonstrates ability to supervise and direct professional and administrative personnel

  • Demonstrates ability to deal tactfully with the community

  • Has knowledge of corporate business management

  • Understands post acute care services provided to patient/family/caregiver through an interdisciplinary group

Preferred experience/education for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Health care or related field

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

The Sisters of Providence and Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange have deep roots in California, bringing health care and education to communities from the redwood forests to the beach shores of Orange county - and everywhere in between. In Southern California, Providence provides care throughout Los Angeles County, Orange County, High Desert and beyond.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care, and even our own Providence High School.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 153862
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 7014 LCMT NURSING ADMIN
Address: CA Torrance 4101 Torrance Blvd
Pay Range: $75.84 - $124.53
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

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.