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Director of Nursing - Senior Living

Company: JEA Senior Living
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Perks and Benefits*: * Earn up to 1% wage increase every Quarter * Work for us and earn $1000 for each person you refer and is hired * Access to earned wages prior to payday * Generous PTO Plan * Career Development * An employee engaged Scheduling system * Employee Appreciation events; Attendance Programs,New employee Referral Program * Affordable Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Benefits * 401K Retirement Plan Oh, and did we mention an amazing Team Environment? *Some benefits may vary depending on position and employment status Minimum Eligibility Requirements: * Registered Nurse preferred, Licensed Practical Nurse with a strong background in long-term care will be considered. * State license current and in good standing * Previous supervisory and/or management experience in a related healthcare setting * Ability to establish effective relationships with residents, family members, and staff * Strong documentation skills * Ability to develop systems for monitoring resident health conditions and for ensuring efficient and safe delivery of resident care * Strong organizational skills and ability to re-prioritize daily tasks, in order to accommodate fluctuating needs of the residents and the facility * Ability to represent the facility in a positive and professional manner * Experience in training and staff development Essential Functions: * In conjunction with Administrator, is responsible for hiring, supervising, evaluating, and providing progressive discipline for all care staff * Develops and monitors work schedules for all Caregivers and Nursing staff to ensure adequate staffing for quality resident care * Serves as a member of the facility management team and may act as Administrator in the Administrator's absence * Assists Administrator with other management duties as needed * Operates department within established budgetary guidelines * Assists with marketing responsibilities and networks with referral sources within the healthcare community * Provides training to all staff members on health-related topics, and assists in maintaining staff training records * Acts as a role model to other staff members in terms of professional appearance, communication, and conduct * Is responsible for oversight of the resident assessment process * Coordinates with team members to ensure that resident service plans accurately address resident needs and are updated as resident needs change * Participates in resident and family care conferences * Serves as liaison between resident, family, and physician regarding resident health care issues * Ensures that changes in resident condition are evaluated, monitored, documented, and effective interventions are implemented * Performs skilled nursing tasks as defined by JEA policy and procedure, and as allowed by state law * Provides oversight of medication management systems, and ensures that medications are dispensed in a safe and effective manner, that MARS is accurate and complete, and that the medication cart is orderly, with all medications appropriately packaged and stored * Ensures that systems are in place to effectively monitor resident health concerns such as weight and nutrition, skin integrity, mobility, fall management, and challenging behaviors * Maintains an adequate inventory of healthcare supplies and equipment, and follows appropriate facility protocol for purchasing * Monitors Alert Charting system on a daily basis * Reviews Resident Health Records on a routine basis and ensures that documentation meets facility standards and adequately addresses the residents' healthcare issues, including identified concerns, interventions, and outcomes * Serves as a role model to other staff in demonstration of courtesy, gentleness, effective approach, and conversational techniques with residents * Ensures that all resident care is provided in a safe and effective manner, while consistently maintaining resident dignity, choice, and respect * Maintains knowledge of current OSHA and state regulations, and routinely monitors facility compliance with the regulations related to resident care and nursing functions #LI-CM1 Who are We?: As a Sinceri Senior Living community and certified Great Place to Work -, we are an established and dedicated senior living care provider, where every team member takes great pride and responsibility in creating Meaningful Moments - for our residents. We strive to make each resident interaction positive, meaningful, and unique to them. Through an in-depth understanding of our resident's life stories, we are able to Honor their Experience of Aging and create an environment that feels just like home. If you are interested in building your health care career,providing holistic care for our residents and their families, and would like to see what our community has to offer, apply online and join our amazing team. Certified by our employees as a Great Place to Work - for our 4th Year in a row! * 93% of our associates shared "My work has special meaning; this is not just a job." * 95% of our associates shared "People celebrate around here" * 94% of our associates shared "I'm proud to tell others I work here" * 91% of our associates shared "People care about each other here" Questions about the application process? Come visit us and our staff will be happy to assist you!

Keywords: JEA Senior Living, La Mesa , Director of Nursing - Senior Living, Healthcare , La Mesa, California

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