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Director of Nursing

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Eckert
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Come join our awesome team as a Director of Nursing at Horizons Care Center. Recruitment bonus available! Up to $15,000 for new to the organization employees, to be paid out annually over the next three years. Horizons Care Center is -part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization. Director of Nursing (DON) Job Highlights:

  • New Wages! Salaried exempt - $88,000 - $94,000 - depending on experience
  • Generous "refer a friend" bonus, up to $4,000
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan;
  • Career scholarships;
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs;
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, or
  • Pay in lieu of benefits;
  • Vacation/Sick Days & Holidays. Required Qualifications: -To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Registered Nurse with minimum of two (2) years experience in nursing supervisory or nursing management in a long-term care setting or equivalent, in the State of Colorado.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of long-term care, gerontology, rehabilitative, and medical-surgical nursing care, Antibiotic Stewardship, Infection Prevention and Infection Control.
    • Knowledge of State and Federal regulatory requirements for long-term care.
    • Understanding of current Infection Prevention and Control and OSHA guidelines.
    • Knowledge of QAA/QAPI theory and process.
    • Ability to pass the background and drug test.
    • Be willing to work in an environment that is following infection control precautions and regular testing for COVID-19; Vaccination for COVID-19 is required, due to VOA policies and state healthcare regulations. Essentials:
      • Partner with the Executive Director and IDT members
      • Instructs staff on various federal, state and facility's regulations, policies and procedures; monitors compliance.
      • Accepts responsibility for the facility in the absence of the Campus Executive Director.
      • Schedules, directs and records regular department meetings.
      • Participates in the preparation of the operating and capital budget for the Nursing Department.
      • Monitors department expenditures to budget.
      • Oversees and directs day-to-day functions of the nursing staff
      • Review resident care plans
      • Serve on various quality control committees
      • Staff development
      • Resolve resident and family concerns About Horizons Health Care Center: Situated at the base of the scenic Grand Mesa in Eckert, CO, Horizons Health Care Center offers staff the opportunity to connect with a tight community while surrounded by breathtaking scenery. We help to foster a work-life balance by offering employees paid-time off benefits as part of our comprehensive benefits package. Our diverse and involved staff members are supported by the commitment to maintain relationships of functional trust with every team member, to always practice solutions-focused problem solving, and to continually affirm each team member's contribution to the quality of our work. Come join a diverse, involved, and compassionate team and see how we earned our Great Place to Work certification for 4 years running. Our 2022 Great Place to Work survey results found that 87% of employees said their work has a special meaning: this is not "just a job". Take pride in helping others, and join us today!

Keywords: Volunteers of America, Snowmass , Director of Nursing, Executive , Eckert, Colorado

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