Job Description

Director of DPSNF

*Shift: 8:00A - 4:30P

  • Under the general direction of the VP Patient Care Services and guidance of the Medical Director, the Director of DP/SNF serves as the DON for DP-SNF.  They are responsible for the overall clinical operations, performance management of staff and financial management of the department. The Director is a liaison between medical, nursing, and administrative staff, and is responsible for utilizing available resources to establish and maintain an integrated direction towards personalized, quality patient care for each resident.
The ideal candidate will integrate their department’s services with the Hospital’s primary functions and overall plan for care delivery and other departments.
Develops and reviews annually house-wide and unit specific policies and where appropriate coordinate policies with other primary functions and/or departments.
Achieves and documents desired staffing to patient ratios within targeted goals.
Determines the qualifications and competence of department personnel who provide patient care services.
Directly involved  and/or supports subordinate participation in the Employee Performance and Improvement process as measured by active participation in Quality Council activities as needed and annually at minimum.

  • Must have a Bachelor’s of Nursing (BSN). Master’s degree in healthcare related field is highly preferred.
  • A national certification in a related field as determined by the respective VP within 90 days of hire date is required.
  • Candidates should be a member of at least one (1) professional nursing organization.

  • Must have 3-6years of experience in the Director of Nursing (DON) role in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
  • Must have 2 years of nursing bedside clinical experience in a specialty area.
  • Understands California CDPH and CMS rules and regulations.
  • Must be action oriented and have a servant leadership skillset.
  • Must be an authentic leader that engages employees positively and sets a positive work environment.
  • Must work autonomously with minimal guidance on core DON responsibilities an meet deadlines and manage competing priorities from various stakeholders both within and outside the DP-SNF Unit.

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