Director of Nursing
Company: Brookdale Asheboro
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: August 1, 2022
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You'll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to
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ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness. Full
suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are
available and vary by employment status. Additional benefits
offered include, but are not limited to:
Adoption Reimbursement Benefits
Variety of Associate Discounts
This is an incentive based position, which may include bonuses,
incentive or commission plans. Veterans, transitioning active duty
military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.
Please note Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable
laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.
Responsibilities: Manages the day-to-day clinical services of the
community to ensure residents' healthcare needs are met. Ensures
residents are treated with respect and dignity and ensures quality
care as residents' healthcare needs change. Supervises and provides
leadership, as well as coaching, to licensed nurses and other
direct care staff within the community. The HWD level for each
community is determined based on the total complexity of the role.
Complexity criteria include, but are not limited to, factors such
as size, type of product lines, medication management regulations,
90-day assessment requirements, multiple licensure requirements,
state regulatory complexity, and skilled services requiring an RN.
Responsible for the direct supervision of community-based licensed,
certified, and non-certified clinical associates.
Assigns and directs work of subordinates; appraises performance;
rewards and disciplines associates; addresses complaints and
Provides training and education to caregivers on an ongoing basis
with classroom in-services and situation-specific training.
Supervises the maintenance of resident charts and reviews
documentation performed by caregiving staff.
As described and allowed in the Nurse Practice Act, assesses
health, oversees medication administration, oversees functional and
psycho-social status of residents, initiates individualized service
plans, proactively manages care and services for each resident,
evaluates effectiveness and maximizes the resident's opportunity to
remain in their environment.
Manages the health care of residents, including the dissemination
of information to families and associates. Ensures that family
members are aware of the resident's need for scheduled
Participates in pre-admission screening of prospective new
residents. Assures that required documentation is completed prior
to or upon resident admission, including nursing assessments,
service plans, and other assigned forms. Updates assessments as
required by policy and as described or allowed in Nurse Practice
Act or other state regulation.
Performs on-site evaluations of residents admitted to alternate
care environments for treatment, and maintains contact with
resident families with the intent of returning resident to
Evaluates residents, documents changes in condition, and notifies
Executive Director, resident's physician, and resident's legally
responsible party/family of resident's condition and reactions.
Communicates with physicians regarding residents' status and
condition changes. Ensures residents are prepared for physician
appointments and visits.
Facilitates continuity of care for those residents receiving home
health care, hospice services, and other third party
Participates in or leads meetings relevant to resident care issues,
such as Service Plan meetings, involving appropriate parties as
Ensures in-house ancillary medical services such as podiatrist,
doctor visits, dental visits, psych visits, lab, X-ray, ambulance,
etc. are scheduled and followed through.
Participates in department quality improvement activities.
Assists in keeping the environment safe for associates to reduce
the occurrence of Workers' Compensation claims by appropriately
evaluating resident transfer and mobility needs and involving
therapy services as indicated.
Shares on-call and manager on duty responsibilities/shifts as
required. This job description represents an overview of the
responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not
intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An
associate should perform all duties as assigned by their
supervisor. Qualifications: Education and Experience Education as
required to obtain state nursing license (LPN/LVN or RN).
Minimum of 3 years relevant experience. Clinical leadership
Working knowledge of basic technology and electronic
Skilled nursing experience may be required. Certifications,
Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
State nursing license (LPN/LVN or RN). Must have valid driver's
license. Management/Decision Making
Applies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions
within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve
complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness, or a
combination of these. Knowledge and Skills
Possesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and
desire to understand the culture and work environment. Physical
Demands and Working Conditions Standing
Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
Reach with hands and arms
Climb or balance
Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
Talk or hear
Taste or smell
Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds
Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift
On-Call on an as needed basis
Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting
Exposure to latex
Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or
Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from
Requires Travel: Occasionally
Requires Driving: Drives self (Tier 2) Brookdale is an equal
opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.
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