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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 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

  • 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
  • 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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Edina, MN

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