Director of Nursing
Company: Plaza Healthcare
Posted on: November 23, 2022
About You We are seeking highly motivated and compassionate
individuals to join our dynamic and diverse team. Plaza Healthcare
offers a unique opportunity if you thrive in a culture of
cooperation, accountability and recognition. About Us Plaza
Healthcare strives to be the leader in our community with a
complete and unrelenting commitment to exceptional care. The
measure of our success is rooted in exceeding the expectations of
our residents, families, business partners, and employees. We are a
179-bed CMS Rated 5-Star Skilled Nursing Facility located in South
Scottsdale. Specializing in high-acuity post-acute care, our
services include tracheostomy and ventilator care, dialysis,
complex wound care and rehabilitation. Plaza Healthcare is
privately owned and has served Arizona and the surrounding States
for over 30 years. If you share our values and enthusiasm, you will
find a home at Plaza Healthcare. As the Director of Nursing (RN)
and under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the
Director of Nursing (RN) is responsible for administrative
oversight of clinical care operations in line with facility
strategic mission and vision. As a member of the Executive Team the
Director of Nursing (DON) works closely with operational leaders
and managers to ensure excellence in clinical care and regulatory
compliance. The DON supports the development and implementation of
tools and training curriculum, and implements policies and
procedures to drive forward a culture of compassionate and caring
staff the facility for all individuals working for and/or
associated with Plaza Healthcare to ensure that quality and
comprehensive service is being delivered on all levels. Work with
and provide support and oversight to clinical service
administration positions within the facility: Infection
Preventionist, Director of Nursing personnel, Nurse Managers, MDS,
Director of Respiratory Therapy, Clinical Educator/Staff
Development, CNA Service Coordinator, and etc.
Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the
nursing service department, as well as its programs and activities,
in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that
govern the nursing care facilities.
Develop, maintain, and periodically update written policies and
procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the nursing
Maintain a reference library of written nursing material that will
assist the nursing service
department in meeting the day-to-day needs of the resident and as
required by State law.
Develop methods for coordination of nursing services with other
resident services to Verify the continuity of the residents' total
regimen of care.
Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the Administrator,
as necessary/required, concerning the operation of the nursing
Develop, implement, and maintain an ongoing quality assurance
program for the nursing services department.
Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized
government agencies as necessary or as may be directed.
Assist the Quality Assessment & Assurance Committee in developing
and implementing appropriate plans of action to correct actual or
potential quality deficiencies.
Assist the Social Service Director/Designee in developing,
implementing and periodically updating the written procedures for
the discharge planning as necessary.
Perform administrative duties such as completing forms, reports,
evaluations, charting, etc., as necessary.
Monitor the facility's quality indicators, quality measures and
survey reports. Assist in developing plans of action to correct
potential or identified areas of concern.
Assist in calculating the number of direct nursing care personnel
on duty each shift. Report such information to the Administrator or
his/her designee to Verify that accurate staffing information is
Maintain sufficient nursing staff to meet resident needs and in
accordance with State staffing guidelines.
Work as a member of a team to establish and maintain a high level
of care and respect for, and communication with residents and
Work in a consistently professional manner at all times, which
includes, but is not limited to, treating all residents, families,
staff, guests, and volunteers with dignity and respect.
Implement emergency procedures as necessary.
Perform other duties as directed. Requirements EDUCATION: B.S. in
Nursing (Registered Nurse)
Master's Degree in Nursing or a related field is preferred
EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years direct care experience with
leadership experience in a long term care facility.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in
the State of Arizona.
Must be certified in BLS
Must maintain current licensure
Fingerprint Clearance Card Benefits Health, dental, vision
insurance and 401(k)
All eligible benefits effective the 1st of the month following date
Paid Time Off, Holiday and Sick Time Program
Numerous Employee recognition programs
50's Diner restaurant on site - complimentary meal and drinks per
Employee Referral bonus program
Professional growth opportunities
The Valley's best staffing ratios
Fun family work environment
Voted #1 in Arizona by Newsweek Magazine
New Grads are welcome
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