Job Description

 

Regional Director of Nursing

Centers Health Care is looking to hire a full time Regional Director of Nursing to routinely consult with assigned facilities throughout Upstate New York. The ideal candidate will have at least three to five years prior experience as a Regional Nurse Consultant and/or Regional Director of Nursing in a long-term care environment.

Summary:

The Regional Director of Nursing routinely consults with assigned facilities in regards to (but not limited to): resident care, State & Federal surveys, regulatory compliance, and clinical surveys. They will be responsible for driving clinical outcomes, implementing CHC's clinical policies/procedures and ensuring compliance with State/Federal regulations & standards of care. In addition, the Regional Director of Nursing may be temporarily assigned to function as an Interim DON in a local facility on an as needed basis. CHC365 

Position REQUIRES extensive travel.

DUTIES:

  • Assess & evaluate clinical services in assigned facilities to identify areas for clinical improvement.
  • Identifies clinical development opportunities & informs CHC & local facility leadership about clinical "best practices."
  • Completes and submits visit reports & audit results to the Chief Nursing Officer or Director of Clinical Operations.
  • Acts as a regional mentor & coaches DONs for success at local facilities.
  • May need to assist the DON in reviewing candidates for RN Management positions.
  • Schedules facility/regional visits based on facility issues and compliance needs.
  • Schedules regional training / professional development meetings for DONs no less than quarterly.
  • Establishes quarterly/annual performance improvement goals together with local & regional clinical staff.
  • Promotes CHC’s core values/ethics, policies/procedures & standards of practice
  • Ensures compliance with CHC policies/procedures, State/ Federal regulations and current standards of practice.
  • Provides assistance & support throughout the survey process including: preparation for survey, writing a plan of correction & developing an action plan, and monitoring for compliance.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 3-5 years experience as a Regional DON or Regional Nurse Consultant REQUIRED.
  • Candidate must possess a valid RN license. 
  • Experience in a Corporate / Regional role preferred.
  • Supervisory experience in healthcare settings.
  • Exceptional interpersonal & leadership skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of State & Federal guidelines.
  • Extensive travel required.

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