Job Description



Director of DPSNF

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

POSITION SUMMARY:
  • Under the general direction of the VP Patient Care Services and guidance of the Medical Director, the Director of DP/SNF is responsible for the overall operational 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.
 
  • LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:
The participant integrates their department’s services with the Hospital’s primary functions and overall plan for care delivery and other departments. The participant develops and reviews annually house-wide and unit specific policies and where appropriate coordinate policies with other primary functions and/or departments. The participant achieves and documents desired staffing to patient ratios within targeted goals. The participant determines the qualifications and competence of department personnel who provide patient care services and who are not licensed independent practitioners.  The participant is involved directly and/or supports subordinate participation in the Employee Performance and Improvement process as measured by active participation in Quality Council activities annually, recommends capital equipment and physical space and resources appropriate to patient care needs and selects, orients, evaluates performance and competency of outside contractors and vendor services.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/License/Certification:
  • Must 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

Experience/Skills:
  • Must have 3 years or more experience as a Director of Nursing (DON) in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
  • Must have 2 years of clinical experience in a specialty area.

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