We are seeking a DON Director Of Nursing for our BrightStar Care location in Pembroke Pines.
The DON will be responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of assigned patients.
- Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the client’s nursing needs.
- Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions.
- Provides those services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill.
- Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
- Prepares clinical and progress notes and summaries of care.
- Informs the physician and other personnel of changes in the patient’s condition and needs.
- Counsels the client and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
- Assists in the development of organization goals. Develops, recommends, and administers agency policies and procedures.
- Assesses competency of clinical staff and ensures staff is assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity and safety of a client’s care.
- Supervises, educates and coaches other nursing personnel.
- Plans and implements in-service and training programs.
- Conducts performance evaluation of medical care-giving staff.
- Oversees the maintenance of client clinical records, statistics, reports and records for purposes of evaluation and reporting of organization activities.
- Assures proper maintenance of clinical records in compliance with provincial and federal laws.
- Assures compliance with all provincial and federal laws regarding licensure and certification of organization personnel.
- Identifies and participates in performance improvement activities.
- Stays informed about changes in the field of nursing and home health care. Shares information with appropriate organization personnel.
- Current Certificate of Competence and in good standing with the provincial College of Nurses
- Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Must have graduated from a nursing accredited program.
- Minimum five (5) years of clinical experience with at least half of that time working in home health or related health care organization. Minimum three to five years of direct employee supervision.
- Demonstrated ability to supervise and direct staff.
- Possess exceptional nursing assessment skills
- Comply with accepted professional standards of practice.
- Proven ability to build quality and implement improvements within the operation.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Analytic/Critical thinker.
- Excellent customer service skills and ability to deal tactfully with clients, staff and community.
- Treat clients, staff and the public with courtesy, respect and presents a positive public image.
- Case management skills are a plus
- Bilingual English and Spanish is a plus.