Long Term Care Director of Nursing
Company: Burleson St. Joseph Manor
Posted on: February 21, 2021
Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community. CHI St. Joseph Health Since
1936 CHI St. Joseph Health has been caring for the communities of
Bryan, College Station, Brenham, Hearne, Navasota, Caldwell, and
Madisonville. With the area's only Level II Trauma Center, the
first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center, and the
first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley, CHI St.
Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest provider
of cardiovascular care in the region. As an integrated healthcare
system, CHI St. Joseph Health includes a comprehensive network of
over 100 employed providers including primary care physicians,
specialists and advanced practice clinicians. Our network includes
more than 30 ambulatory clinics featuring primary care, a
freestanding Emergency Room, Express Clinics, and imaging and
diagnostic services. As an active member of the Brazos Valley, CHI
St. Joseph Health is a leader in providing compassionate care as
well as addressing the overall health of the community. We
continuously work to assess unique needs and create plans that
respond to those needs in an effort to build a healthier
JOB SUMMARY Works with the Administrator, consultants, and facility
staff in planning all aspects of nursing services to include
interface with other disciplines and departments to provide quality
service to residents in a long term care facility setting.
Coordinates Infection control surveillance and works with analysts
in Outcomes Management and Employee Health to improve
policy/process/protocol performance and to ensure compliance with
federal and state regulations.
- Works with the Administrator, consultants, and facility staff
in planning all aspects of nursing services to include interface
with other disciplines and departments. Establishes priorities and
job assignments; monitors department activities, communicates
policies, evaluates performance, provides feedback and assists,
coaches, redirects and disciplines as needed.
- Maintains records, manages budgets and supplies, and functions
as a member of Administration. Ensures equipment and work areas are
clean, safe and orderly, and any hazardous conditions are
addressed; ensures BSI, infection control, isolation, fire safety,
and sanitation practices and procedures are followed.
- Conducts regular rounds and monitors resident activity,
assesses residents physical and psychosocial status, and monitors
care activities and documentation to ensure the delivery of nursing
care according to the physicians orders, care plans, government
standards and facility policies; ensures medication administration
is as ordered in accordance with nursing standards and facility
policies. Manages admissions, transfers, and discharge of
residents; communicates with residents, family members and
management regarding resident status.
- Monitors employee relations, assists with recruitment,
maintains high morale and continually strives to improve staff
retention; ensures effective communication, prompt problem
resolution, and positive supervisory practices.
- Develops, updates, revises and regularly reviews nursing
policies and protocols to ensure compliance and minimum standards
- Supervises, conducts, and participates in department and
facility education activities and staff meetings. Ensures units are
staffed with appropriate number of qualified personnel.
- Participates in the assessment and delivery of care when
needed. Investigates and resolves complaints received in a timely
and effective manner.
- Maintains ICP qualifications through ongoing education and
training as determined by the Director of Infection Control
OTHER Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organizations
- Required: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
- Preferred: N/A
- None specified
- Required: 1 year management in healthcare setting
- Preferred: 2+ years management experience in long term
- None Specified
- Required: RN - Licensed by Texas State Board of Nursing
- Preferred: BSN - Licensed by Texas State Board of
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