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Director of Nursing

Company: The Oakmont Guest Care Center
Location: Hurst
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title Director of Nursing

Location Hurst, TX

Department Nursing

FLSA Status Non-Exempt

Reports to Administrator

Shifts hiring Full-time


  • Full Time
  • Great Benefits

    Summary Description:

    Responsible for the overall management of the Nursing Department and coordinates with other disciplines to provide quality care to all patients/residents. The job description for the Registered Nurse is the basis of this job description and must be followed.
  • Supports practices, philosophy, nursing objectives and standards of the Nursing Department and participates in the revision of the aforementioned items as necessary to ensure quality care to all patients/residents.
  • Ensures Implementation of a patient/resident care planning process in compliance with patient/resident needs, facility policies and procedures and regulatory
  • Ensures the Nursing Department is in compliance with all federal, state and local
  • Ensures a process of internal review of nursing practices and develops and implements plans of action to correct any problems/concerns.
  • Ensures all facets of the nursing budget are within the established parameters.
  • Ensures a process of quality assessment and Reviews and implements external support recommendations as they pertain to the Nursing Department
  • Ensures the process of an in-service/staff development program that contributes to meeting nursing objectives and policies and procedures to comply with state and federal regulations. Includes the philosophy, objectives and standards of the nursing department in the orientation and education of nursing service personnel.
  • Ensures that the nursing department is adequately staffed to provide quality care to patients/residents.
  • Establishes and facilitates effective employer/employee
  • Recruits and selects nursing service personnel based on facility
  • Staffs the nursing department at a level congruent with patient/resident needs, state and federal requirements, budgeted positions and employee requests.
  • Schedules nursing manpower to support individual and group activities for patients/residents out of the facility.
  • Establishes an evaluation of performance for all levels of nursing service personnel.
  • Participates in "on-call" schedule for nursing supervisory personnel to ensure 24/7 nursing support for staff nurses Provides clinical expertise to facilitate and support the nursing process in patient/resident
  • Makes nursing rounds in a manner that identifies specific patient/resident problems and monitors plans of action implemented by
  • Assesses technical skills of nursing personnel by observation of various nursing procedures.
  • Assesses nursing judgments made in specific situations to determine staff competence and to identify staff knowledge and performance
  • Identifies clinical problem areas and coordinates the development of plans of
  • Acts as a clinical expert in facilitating the patient/resident care planning process.
  • Ensures a safe and sanitary environment for patients/residents, employees and visitors.
  • Ensures a process to adequately investigate all nursing department employee accidents in accordance with procedures outlined in the facility's safety standards.
  • Ensures a process to monitor and review patient/resident incidents to identify possible legal issues and to identify patterns that might require preventive
  • Implements the infection control standards of practice as outlined in the company
  • Ensures the education of all nursing staff regarding current infection control
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the
  • Serves as a member of facility
  • Participates in the development, implementation and revision of facility policies, standards and
  • Orientation
  • Attends DON Quick Start within 30 days of
  • Attends DON Orientation within 90 days of employ or next available
  • Acts as a member of the facility's governing body. Other Duties:
  • As this job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, the employee will be expected to perform other essential functions and duties as Standard Responsibilities:
  • Supports the mission, vision, commitment and focus of the
  • Is knowledgeable of patient/resident rights and promotes an atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity and well-being of all residents in a safe, secure environment.
  • Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for:
  • Safety, including precautions and safe work practices, established fire/ safety/disaster plans, risk management, and security, report and/or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair and maintenance needs.
  • Confidentiality and privacy of all data, including patient/resident, employee and operations
  • Compliance with all regulatory
  • Compliance with current law and policy to provide a work environment free from harassment and all illegal and discriminatory
  • Supports and participates in common teamwork:
  • Cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate judgment.
  • Uses tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations.
  • Reports complaints, problems and concerns regarding co-workers, management or residents in accordance with company
  • Promotes positive public relations with patients, residents, family members and
  • Completes requirements for in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress codes including personal hygiene, and other work duties as
  • Agrees to comply with the Standards of Conduct Employment Standards:

    Education: RN, Bachelor of Science degree, in nursing preferred.

    Experience: Three to five years of nursing experience. One to five years of long term care experience. Prior management experience.

    License/Other: Must possess current nursing license in state(s) in which practicing. Must have a reliable source of transportation and be able to travel via air and car to attend training programs.
    Working Conditions:

    Works in office areas as well as throughout the facility. Must be able to move about intermittently during working hours including standing, lifting, bending, stooping, twisting, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to read, write and speak the English language. Must be able to transfer residents and assist in emergency evacuations. Interacts with residents, family members, staff, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions/circumstances. Must be able to relate and work with the disabled, ill, elderly, emotionally upset and at times, hostile people within the facility. May be involved in community/civic health matters/ projects.

    May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the AIDS and hepatitis B viruses. Must be able to effectively communicate with the management staff, medical staff, nursing staff, and other unit supervisors. Maintains a liaison with residents, their families, support staff, etc. to assure that the residents' needs are continually met.

Keywords: The Oakmont Guest Care Center, Dallas , Director of Nursing, Executive , Hurst, Texas

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