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RN - Registered Nurse - LTAC / Long-Term Acute Care (RN #)

Company: CoreMedical Group
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Job Description:

RN Director of Nursing

For more information please contact Nicole Richard @ [Click Here to Apply] x1534 Transitional Care Unit Director of Nursing

  • Associates degree in Nursing
  • 2-5yrs LTAC experience
  • Manager/Director level experience preferred Responsible for coordinating, planning and evaluating services in responsible areas utilizing participative management skills. Maintains responsibility for the deployment and enhancement of human and material resources. Facilitates the delivery of quality resident care through the skilled nursing staff. Contributes to the TCU through support of the philosophy and objectives of the hospital.
    • Holds around-the-clock 100% accountability for the management of clinical nursing practice and resident care on a daily basis, including safe resident care, staff attendance, and all functions regarding resident care.
    • Oversees all aspects of daily operations of Transitional Care Unit. Able to function as a Charge Nurse and provide direct resident care as needed.
    • Daily oversight of all direct care employees, social services, MDS staff, Activities coordinator, and all TCU programs (Activities, Dining, Restorative, etc.)
    • Oversee and coordinate care with contracted staff (dietary manager, housekeeping, pharmacy, etc..).
    • Supervises the functions, activities, and training of all nursing personnel
    • Ensure that duties of all nursing personnel are clearly defined and assigned in accordance with the level of education, preparation, experience, and licensure;
    • Implements changes necessary for the clinical departments involved to maintain and improve quality resident care.
    • Ensure that each nurse on staff is properly licensed and abides by the standards for care established by the organization and state and federal laws.
    • Ensure that unlicensed personnel abide by the standards for care established by the organization and state and federal laws.
    • Assumes accountability for remaining current on standards of care as established by CMS, The Joint Commission, etc. and promotes compliance on a daily basis.
    • Monitors complaint reports for allegations of potential abuse or neglect, or the loss or misappropriation of resident property, participates in these investigations, and promptly reports such occurrences to Administrator for appropriate action.
    • Participates in all admission decisions ensuring that the resident's clinical needs can be met at the hospital.
    • Ensures that daily resident assignments are commensurate with the level of education, training, and demonstrated competencies of personnel.
    • Ensures nursing personnel use the nursing process in managing resident care and ensures continuity from admission through discharge.
    • Participates in daily and weekly interdisciplinary team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes, pending admissions, discharges, etc.
    • Communicates and interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff, and monitors staff practices and implementation.
    • Ensure that all areas of resident education are being addressed, and that the resident's and family's educational needs are being met.
    • Performs rounds to observe care and to interview staff, residents, families and physicians.
    • Monitors staff for compliance with OSHA mandates and facility policies on workplace safety.
    • Monitors the nursing budgeted FTE level, and makes changes according to the acuity of the residents and the needs of the hospital on a daily basis.
    • Is accountable for the management of nursing personnel functions, seeks to recruit and retain an appropriate mix of qualified, competent, nursing personnel as needed.
    • Develops a plan for the nursing department that focuses on the provision of high-quality, cost-effective care for the resident that is consistent with the hospital's strategic plan.
    • Establishes, implements, and monitors the infection control program which is designed to prevent the development and transmission of disease and infection. CoreMedical Group is a nationally recognized leader in the medical recruitment and employment industry. We're the only healthcare staffing company to offer our travel and permanent staff a free, all-inclusive tropical vacation. You can earn our Club CoreMed vacation by working contracts and referring other travel and perm professionals. Just starting your permanent job search? Here are some of the FREE & CONFIDENTIAL services you will receive from CoreMedical Group's staffing experts:
      • Input, advice and expertise while you discover what roles, destinations, and benefits you want.
      • Tailoring of your resume for maximum impact on future employers.
      • Assistance and backup during the often uncomfortable "marketing" phase of your search.
      • Interview set-up, as well as interview coaching, with tips to help you towards win the position.
      • Streamlined communication and feedback from sometimes difficult to reach hiring managers.
      • Guidance and market input to improve your awareness prior to offer consideration. At CoreMedical Group, we will prep you for your interview, negotiate the best rate, assist in the state licensing process, provide local realty contacts, and do our best to ensure your interview/relocation experience is stress-free. Keyphrases: gerontologist jobs, long term care nurse jobs, long term care nursing jobs

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