CareerStaff Unlimited Registered Nurse (RN) - Director of Nursing (DON/DNS) - Nursing Home in Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Registered Nurse (RN) Director of Nursing (DON/DNS) – Long Term Care- Elizabethtown, KY
We are hiring a qualified Registered Nurse (RN) for a Director of Nursing (DON) position in Elizabethtown, KY. This opportunity is with a well established facility that offersskilled nursing and rehabilitation therapy to adults of all ages who need short- or long-term as well as specialized care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease. Position requires Registered Nurse candidate to have recent extensive Director experience in a Nursing Home within the past 12 months of employment.If you or someone you know is interested you are encouraged to apply today with a current resume.
Ability to supervise nursing staff and others for whom they are administratively or professionally responsible.
Ability to work with other personnel and develop/maintain good relations
Demonstrate thorough knowledge of nursing care and current clinical practice, treatments and interventions, specific to position specialty.
Ability to understand and monitor applicable regulations, policies and procedures.
Promote patient's independence by establishing patient care goals.
Resolve patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with rules and regulations.
Ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions, and to accept constructive criticism.
Ability to deal tactfully with residents, students, family members, visitors, government agencies and personnel, according to position setting.
Ability to maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc.
Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.
Demonstrate proficiency in written/verbal skills in English language
Sufficient computer skills required to perform duties.
Certification / Requirements
1 to 3+ years of director level experience in long-term care.
Restorative or geriatric nursing experience preferred.
Nursing degree from an accredited institution.
Current CPR/BLS certification, Physical, TB test
Current RN license in KY or compact