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Director of Nursing

Wesley Manor, Inc.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
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Westminster Woods on Julington Creek is the Natural Choice in active living. We are a faith-based, not-for-profit organization inspired by a mission of serving older adults. Our five star facility is located in Northwest St. Johns County. We value your expertise and invite you to join our team as the Director of Nursing. This position plans, organizes, develops and directs the overall operation of the nursing services department in accordance with current federal, state, local and standards, guidelines and regulations. Ensures the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. EEO/DFWP "We honor those who have served."

Comply with all applicable rules, policies, standards and guidelines related to employment withWestminster Services and its communities.

  1. Supervise the staff which involves direct and indirect responsibilities for interviewing,selecting, training, motivating, wage and salary administration, performance appraisal, andmanaging policies and procedures to ensure achievement of the departments goals.

  2. Assist in preparing and administering the budget for the nursing department within the fiscalguidelines.

  3. Develop and maintain nursing care objectives and standards of nursing care practices incooperation with the Assistant Director of Nursing.

  4. Plan, organize, and direct, in cooperation with the Assistant Director, effectiveadministration of the nursing units and patient care based on the established goals,objectives, standards, policies, and procedures.

  5. Regularly inspect the health center and monitor nursing practices for compliance withfederal, state, and local standards and regulations.

  6. Assure residents of a comfortable, clean, orderly and safe environment.

  7. Ensure adequate State and Federal coverage is provided for each shift (census requirements).

  8. Lead the medical staff in taking positive action to continually upgrade the quality ofphysical, social, emotional, and spiritual care given.

  9. Ensure proper handling and emergency care of residents, personnel, and visitors while on thejob or in the building.

  10. Assist in the development of Resident Care Plans for individual residents includingrehabilitative and restorative activities.

  11. Maintain required records. Review, update, and revise policies including OSHA, HIPAA,and QA procedures to meet current objectives and State and Federal Standards.

  12. Attend department head meetings and coordinate activities of the Health Center with otherdepartments of the community.

  13. Review infection control reports, medication incident reports, and incident reports forcorrective action. Responsible for the successful implementation of the corrective actionplans.

  14. Develop and maintain nursing service objectives, standards of nursing practice, nursingpolicy and procedure manuals, scheduling of rounds to see all residents and methods for coordination of nursing services with other resident services.

  15. Organize, develop, and direct the administration and resident care of the Health Center.

  16. Have the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability for all functions,activities, and training in the Health Center.

  17. Assume administrative responsibility for the Health Center in the absence of the HealthServices Administrator.

  18. Comply with, support and enforce all company policies involving safety and infectioncontrol procedures including the proper use of mechanical lifts, gait belts, and personalprotective wear.

  19. Understand, comply with, and promote all rules and regulations regarding residents rights.

  20. Promote positive relationships with residents, visitors, and regulators, including maintainingprofessional appearance.

  21. Ensure medication administered as ordered in accordance with nursing standards, companypolicies, and medical orders.

  22. Monitor staff relations practices to ensure that employees maintain high morale and staffretention through effective communication, prompt problem resolution, positive supervisorypractices, and a positive work environment.

  23. Plan and implement nursing orientation, job skills training, and in-service educationprograms in accordance with company policies and regulations.



Must be a Registered Nurse in good standing and currently licensed by theState of Florida.
BSN (4 year degree) from an accredited university or college preferred.
Must be CPR Certified


Must have a minimum of 5 years long-term care experience as a staff nurse ina supervisory position and a background in gerontology as well as strongleadership and management skills.
Must be able to relate positively to residents, families, and governmentregulators, and to work cooperatively with other associates at all levels.
Must have experience in performance management and effective leadership.
Must have ability to complete multiple projects.
Must possess basic computer skills including e-mail use.

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Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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