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Director of Nursing Services

Lakeland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC Jackson, MS
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Lakeland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC, is seeking a Director of Nursing Services DNS.This is a great opportunity for an experience Registered Nurse offering competitive wages and an excellent benefit package!

Lakeland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC proudly serves our community's long-term care and rehabilitation needs. We are committed to providing loving excellence in senior care, specializing in individualized care. We offer services such as speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and dementia/Alzheimer's care. Our goal is to provide dignified care to all of our residents in a well maintained, home-like environment. This level of care would not be possible without our compassionate and professional staff.

We are seeking a DNS to lead our team of dedicated nurses where they enjoy fun and rewarding programs!

General Description of a Director of Nursing Services

Responsible for the overall management of resident care 24 hours a day, seven days per week. Functions include: performing a variety of duties to provide quality nursing care to residents and to coordinate total nursing care for residents; implementing specific procedures and programs; participating with providing guidance to the Nurse Managers in establishing specific goals; determining work procedures and expediting work flow; complying with operating policies and procedures, state requirements, Department of Health regulations, and Federal Health Care Administration regulations; communicating with and supervising appropriate personnel; providing daily reports and other periodic reports; performing all the duties of an RN, LPN, and certified nursing assistant when required. In the absence of the Executive Director, assumes responsibility for the Facility.

Standard Requirements of a DON Director of Nursing Services

1. Supports the Mission, Values and Vision of the Facility.

2. Is knowledgeable of resident rights and supports an atmosphere which allows for

the privacy, dignity and well-being of all residents in a safe, secure environment.

3. Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for:

OSHA and safety, including standard precautions and safe work practices,

established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management, and security, report and/or

correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair and maintenance needs.

4. Adheres to:

a. Confidentiality of all data, including resident, employee and operations


b. HIPAA regulations

c. Quality Assurance requirements and compliance with regulatory


d. Compliance with current law and policy to provide a work environment

free from sexual harassment and illegal and discriminatory behavior.

e. Code of Conduct and Compliance Programs when performing job


5. Supports and participates in common teamwork:

a. Cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plans and completes

job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate


Job Type: Full-time

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Lakeland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC


Jackson, MS
39216 USA