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Director of Nursing (DNS)

Empress Healthcare Gardnerville, NV
  • Expired: 15 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Position: Director of Nursing (DNS) Location: Gardnerville, NV
Job Id: 11423 # of Openings: 1
We are accepting applications for Director of Nursing Services (DNS) to lead our team in Gardnerville, Nevada. The ideal candidate will possess great leadership skills, be intuitive, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and enjoy caring for our staff and residents with a commitment to delivery of quality of care for all. This is a nice 60 bed center, ideal for an astute clinician.
General Summary
This position manages the day-to-day operations, activities and success of the resident care staff, as governed by the Center policies, and state and federal regulations. Validates that the Nursing Department continues to develop and maintain high standards for excellence by being knowledgeable of industry changes and trends, and by implementing up-to-date nursing practices.
  • Develops and maintains a nursing service philosophy, objectives, standards of practice, policy and process manuals.
  • Manages, supervises, and develops plans of action for assigned units, providing consistent monitoring and follow-through.
  • Establishes systems for care planning, including assessments, plan of treatment, objectives and goals, evaluations and discharge planning. Maintains accurate and timely documentation. Coordinates care needs with other departments.
  • Schedules nursing staff, adhering to budget and staffing guidelines.
  • Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, disciplining, coaching, and conducting performance appraisals on assigned units.
  • Demonstrates an understanding and knowledge of certification laws and requirements, survey requirements and Medicare program.
  • Supervises the rehabilitation programs of residents.
  • Validates that reporting departments consistently meet state and federal requirements for long-term care facilities for licensure. Validates existence of a quality assurance program for nursing services and coordinates interdisciplinary quality assurance program.
  • Demonstrates dedication to staff and residents by knowing each resident and their individual needs, providing opportunities for recognizing a job well done by employees and implementing support programs.
  • Represents Center to residents, physicians, family members and community.
  • Assists with planning orientation for new nurses, and assists with evaluation of staff development programs.
  • Directs the functions and activities of the ED in his/her absence
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current licensure in the state of employment.
  • Certification in Rehab Nursing, geriatrics, or psychiatric nursing desirable.
  • Minimum two years' experience as a nursing services supervisor in a long-term care Center desirable.

  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Holiday Pay
  • Sick Leave
  • 401(K) Plan
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Employee Hardship Fund
EmpRes Healthcare is a 100% employee owned company. We embody a spirit and value system that encourages loyalty, honesty and a Commitment to Caring. From our belief that people are always the number one priority, the EmpRes Healthcare companies are committed to:
  • Caring about our residents, families, employees and communities
  • Excellence in service
  • Treating our residents, families and employees with dignity and respect at all times
  • Sound stewardship of our financial and human resources
Gardnerville Health & Rehabilitation
1573 Muller Parkway
Gardnerville, Nevada 89410
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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