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Director of Nursing

Voca Edina, MN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Voca Health has immediate openings available for Director of Nursing  professionals in Edina, MN!  If you are interested, please forward your resume to Kaley Fuller at kfuller@myvoca.com and call her at 952.303.8105.   Thanks! 

 

Assignment Details 

Job Description:
  • Ensure the quality and clinical compliance of nursing care for residents
  • Assists with the development of policies and procedures to ensure they reflect current clinical practices and the they promote quality nursing care is delivered to residents
  • Collaborates with Social Services to determine if potential residents needs can be met 
  • Ensures the nursing system opportunities for improvement are identified through ex; resident grievances, tracking forms, pharmacy audits, resident council, interviews, MDS, Roster, Analytics data is discussed in the QAPI meetings per policies and procedures.
  • Ensures the resident preadmission assessment, admission, and discharge planning   meets the triple aim(Improving resident health /practicable well-being, lower costs, better care)
  • Oversees, and ensures nursing evaluations are completed at least annually
  • Supports Corporate standards and ensures implementation at site level
  • Collects data and audits systems /processes to ensure regulatory compliance and excellence
  • Ensures CMS regulations are implemented and followed throughout the facility
  • Monitors health care activity continuously and reports to Interdisciplinary Team any areas of opportunity from the data collected.   This includes but not limited to; Quality Metrics/Quality Indicators, Data Analytics, Casper Report, Roster, 5 Star, Nursing Home Compare website, and Critical Success Factors
  • Participates in the implementation of a process that collects, and analyzes health services data, identifies   trends, institutes actions to resolve system problems promptly, evaluates effectiveness of these actions and ensure sustainably
  • Oversees nursing site compliance not limited to; federal and state regulations, OSHA regulations, MN Board of Nursing, HIPAA
  • Participates in Vulnerable Adult investigations and ensures compliance of policy and procedure
  • Participates in on call rotation-per facility policy
  • Plan, develop and direct new and enhanced health care programs
  • Assesses residents’ needs periodically to revise and enhance current resident programs
  • Participates in and delegates portion of the new program development to the nursing staff member with the most expertise in that area
  • Effectively plans, directs and implements comprehensive health care programs. This includes but is not limited to; staff placement consistent with scope of practice, medication management program and monitoring, resident safety and staff development, antibiotic stewardship, and infection control
  • Provide ongoing leadership, and oversite of the nursing department Assists with Hiring of Nursing staff
  • Serve as facility supervisor when assigned and assumes administrative responsibilities
  • Oversees delivery of services provided by nursing care providers
  • Oversees nursing staff hiring, coaching, training, and compliance. 
  • Oversees the scheduling of all nursing staff
  • Coordinates work flow and positions for efficient and effective nursing care of residents
  • Develops expectations with nursing staff and holds them accountable to their job responsibilities
  • Provides on-going professional development of leadership team
  • Ensures staff compliance with all pertinent regulations and policies and procedures
  • Ensures on-going education training programs for nursing staff are consistent with applicable state and federal regulations
  • Active participation in nursing disciplinary actions
  • Develops and adheres to annual operating and capital expense budgets

Qualifications
  • Uses historical and projectory information for budget accuracy
  • Maintains monthly tracking of costs and Full Time Equivalent budgets
  • Oversees the staffing department to ensure efficient and effective use of staffing resources
  • Monitors nursing overtime and collaborates with Administrator with patterns or excess use 
  • Supports a marketing plan aimed at full occupancy
    • Strives to create a culture of services excellence through role-modeling, training and coaching nursing staff in the principles and practices of customer service
    • Collaborates with marketing team and assists with marketing initiatives
  • Support relationships between nursing and medical staff
    • Consults with medical director relative to resident care policies and concerns
  • Stays current regarding long-term care trends and state/federal regulations.
    • Attends outside seminars focusing on current long term care issues and regulations
    • Reads trade magazines/web sites to stay current
    • Communicates new information to nursing staff
  • Represents Society to the external community
    • Working relationships with system 
    • Attend meetings as assigned and participate as indicated
  • Support relationship between vendors and the nursing department
    • Consults with vendors related to resident care needs, quality of product and industry standard.
  • Performs other duties as assigned;
    • Ensures meetings and programs are resident centered and meet regulatory compliance.   This includes but not limited to; IDT, Rehab rounds, Antibiotic Stewardship, QAPI
    • Reviews Truth Point survey per facility
  • Ability to maintain clinical excellence
  • Ability to monitor programs
  • Thorough knowledge of clinical standards
  • Ability to assist the floor when needed
  • High level problem solving skills
  • Solid analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the MDS
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to navigate and understanding of our HER
  • Ability to think “ out of the box” for new programs
  • Ability to manage team efforts and facilitate meetings
  • Through knowledge of nursing principles and needs of SNF population
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle conflicts for resolution
  • Provide on going routine to help build a “ team” environment
  • Ability to accept “ Charge of Building” when assigned
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong performance management skills
  • High level problem solving skills
  • Math aptitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Commitment to service excellence
  • Ability to think creatively and work collaboratively with marketing staff
  • Ability to work with Medical professionals
  • Ability to bring new ideas to department for continued clinical excellence
  • Ability to participate in corporate and external committees
  • Ability to publicly speak
  • Ability to facilitate/lead committees as assigned
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Vocational/Technical Training or Associate Degree RN – required
  • One to three years experience required
  • Three to five years experience preferred
  • BSN – preferred
  • Certified Geronotgical Nursing – preferred
  • MS Office – required
  • Supervisory experience – required
  • Special Considerations (unique elements of this position, if any):
    • Experience in LTC Preferred, Experience with Medicare and MN Case Mix Reimbursement preferred
 
Shift
  • Standard, 40 hours/week

Traveler Benefits

Partnering with Voca comes with a number of benefits including:
  • Dedicated  Recruiter
  • Insurance
  • 401k
  • Competitive, Flexible Pay Packages


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