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Regional Director Of Nursing

Regional Director of Nursing
Centers Health Care is looking to hire a full time Regional Director of Nursing/ to routinely consult with assigned facilities throughout Western New York. The ideal candidate will have at least five years prior experience as a Director of Nursing/Regional Nurse Consultant and/or Regional Director of Nursing in a long term care environment.
Summary:
The Regional Director of Nursing routinely consults with assigned facilities in regards to (but not limited to): resident care, State & Federal surveys, regulatory compliance and clinical services. They will be responsible for driving clinical outcomes, implementing CHC's clinical policies/procedures and ensuring compliance with State/Federal regulations & standards of care. In addition, the Regional Director of Nursing may be temporarily assigned to function as Interim DON in a local facility on an as needed basis.
Five years prior experience as a Regional Director of Nursing in LTC is required.
Position REQUIRES extensive travel.
DUTIES:
Assess & evaluate clinical services in assigned facilities to identify areas for clinical improvement.
Identifies clinical development opportunities & informs CHC & local facility leadership about clinical "best practices."
Completes and submits visit reports & audit results to the Chief Nursing Officer or Director of Clinical Operations.
Acts as a regional mentor & coaches DONs for success at local facilities.
May need to assist the DON in reviewing candidates for RN Management positions.
Schedules facility/regional visits based on facility issues and compliance needs.
Schedules regional training / professional development meetings for DONs no less than quarterly.
Establishes quarterly/annual performance improvement goals together with local & regional clinical staff.
Promotes CHC's core values/ethics, policies/procedures & standards of practice
Ensures compliance with CHC policies/procedures, State/ Federal regulations and current standards of practice.
Provides assistance & support throughout the survey process including: preparation for survey, writing a plan of correction & developing an action plan, and monitoring for compliance.
REQUIREMENTS:
Prior exp. as a DON/DNS or Regional Nurse Consultant REQUIRED.
Candidate must possess a valid RN license.
Experience in a Corporate / Regional role preferred.
Supervisory experience in healthcare settings.
Exceptional interpersonal & leadership skills.
Excellent knowledge of State & Federal guidelines.
Extensive travel required.
Centers Health Care is a fully integrated post-acute care continuum offering rehabilitation and skilled nursing services in more than 45 locations covering five states. In addition, we provide special services including in-patient and home dialysis, ventilator care, and care for those with Alzheimer's. The Centers Health Care family offers Urgent Care, Managed Care, Adult Day Health Care, and Assisted Living services, as well as every level of Home Care. Centers is well known for our commitment to our employees, offering outstanding ongoing training and development, career advancement opportunities, competitive pay rates, generous compensation packages and more.
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Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V



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