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.   

Position Qualifications

  • 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