Assistant Director of Nursing

Employer
Five Star Senior Living
Location
Lakewood, NJ, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 27, 2017
Closes
Sep 28, 2017
Ref
015b341d1
Specialty
Managerial
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

Leisure Park is a full-service Senior Living Community that consists of Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's and Skilled Nursing communities. We are seeking an Assistant Director of Nursing for our Skilled Nursing Community.

Assists in planning, coordinating and managing the Skilled nursing Department.

Supports and practices the philosophy, objectives and standards of the Department of Nursing and participates in the revision of these as necessary to ensure quality care to all residents.

Ensures that the department is adequately staffed to provide quality care to residents.

Ensures the provision of in-service/staff development programs that contribute to meeting nursing department objectives/standards, and comply with all state and federal requirements.

Ensures a safe and sanitary environment for residents, employees and visitors.

Functions as Acting Director of Nurses in the absence of the Director of Nurses

Ensures the provision of in-service/staff development programs that contribute to meeting nursing department objectives/standards, and comply with all state and federal requirements.

    Ensures that each nursing department employees orientation/education opportunities address the personal, cognitive and physical needs of residents.

    Ensures that each nursing department employee maintains appropriate credentialing/certification per state, federal and professional requirements.

    Ensures that all nursing assistants complete/have completed the certification program.

    Evaluates staff development programs to determine strengths/weaknesses and future needs.

      Ensures the provision of in-service/staff development programs that contribute to meeting nursing department objectives/standards, and comply with all state and federal requirements.

          Ensures that each nursing department employees orientation/education opportunities address the personal, cognitive and physical needs of residents.

            Ensures that each nursing department employee maintains appropriate credentialing/certification per state, federal and professional requirements.

              Ensures that all nursing assistants complete/have completed the certification program.

                Evaluates staff development programs to determine strengths/weaknesses and future needs.

                Job Requirements

                A registered nurse with management or supervisor experience in long-term care or geriatric nursing preferred.

                Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current unrestricted state license to practice as a nurse. Current CPR certification and additional certification in nursing specialty desired.

                Five Star Quality Care is an EO/AA/Employer: MIN/FEM/VET/DIS

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                Five Star Senior Living is an EO/AA/Employer: MIN/FEM/VET/DIS

                Company Description

                About Us

                Five Star Senior Living, a national healthcare and senior living provider headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, proudly offers the highest quality service and care with the warmth and hospitality of home. Founded in 2000, Five Star has two major operating divisions: Five Star Senior Living and Five Star Rehabilitation Services. The Five Star Senior Living division includes more than 260 senior living communities across the United States and is one of the country's largest providers of quality retirement living in the nation offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's/Memory Care, Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Five Star Rehabilitation Services include outpatient rehabilitation, day programs, and respite/short stay options.

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