|Facility Name||Concord Care Center and Cardinal Grove Independent & Assisted Living|
|Address||490 W. Lyons Street, Garner, Iowa, 50438|
|Job Title||Director of Nursing Services|
|Posted By||Angie Hobscheidt|
Under the direction of the Administrator, the Director of Nursing Services plans for and directs the nursing care, treatments, procedures and other health-related services to meet residents' needs and personal preferences, and insuring compliance with state and federal regulations and current nursing standards of practice. Other essential duties include assisting with the supervision, development and implementation of a written health care plan in cooperation with other disciplines in accordance with physician's orders; supervision and review of preventative and restorative nursing care for each resident so as to achieve and maintain the highest possible degree of function, self-care, and independence; oversight of the recruitment/ hiring/ scheduling/ training/ and evaluation of nursing department employees to insure adequate numbers of qualified staff members are on duty at all times; insuring adequate quantities of nursing equipment in good repair and needed supplies are readily available to nursing staff members; oversight of medical records in compliance with licensing and HIPAA and professional standards; and in conjunction the facility administrator, oversight of admission and discharge reviews and decisions.
Active Iowa nursing license, position requires a minimum of one year of experience, preferably in Geriatric Nursing. Management experience in leading a healthcare team preferred. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills specific to the English language.
PDC: We believe in a Person Directed Care approach to long-term care, encouraging the individuals who live in our communities to make choices about the care and services they receive.
Supervisor/ team leader positions: This individual must be self-motivated to accomplish assigned responsibilities with minimal supervision and lead team members toward accomplishing common goals.
All positions: Must be free from communicable diseases. Recommend immunizations be current in accordance to recommendations by CDC (unless contraindicated due to allergy), or natural immunity acquired by illness with specific disease. Must pass criminal background and abuse registry checks and be eligible for unrestricted employment.
This is a CO-DON position.