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Director Long Term Care

Company: Burleson St. Joseph Manor
Location: CALDWELL
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

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.

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.


Responsibilities

  • 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 of care.
  • 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.


Qualifications

  • Education
    • Required: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
    • Preferred: N/A
  • Major
    • None specified
  • Experience
    • Required: 1 year management in healthcare setting
    • Preferred: 2+ years management experience in long term care
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Required: RN - Licensed by Texas State Board of Nursing
    • Preferred: BSN - Licensed by Texas State Board of Nursing

CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

Keywords: Burleson St. Joseph Manor, Bryan , Director Long Term Care, Other , CALDWELL, Texas

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