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Description of Director of Nursing(DON) : Sheridan County Health Complex, (SCHC) has an immediate need for a LTC Director of Nursing in Hoxie, KS. This is an excellent opportunity to directly impact the quality of patient care at SCHC’s Long Term Care department.
Situated in North West Kansas, SCHC is a full service long and short term care facility, servicing residents with a wide range of care needs.
The Director of Nursing plans, organizes, develops, and directs the overall operation of our Long Term Care Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern our facility.
Develops, implements, and maintains the ongoing Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement program based on clinical indicators, SCHC monthly quality indicator report, and identified issues/problems
Develops short and long-term plans for the LTC Department that are compatible with those of the facility
Functions as a role model in care delivery and provides high level of current, research based, clinical expertise, and advanced clinical decisions
Assumes the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability of directing the activities and programs of the facility in the absence of the Administrator
Selects appropriate skill levels and numbers of nursing service personnel
Oversee adequate number of staff for each shift to ensure that quality care is maintained
Provides complaint/grievance reports to the Administrator as required
Reviews and evaluates the work performance of nursing staff as well as counsels/disciplines personnel according to established policy
Makes daily rounds to ensure that all nursing service personnel are performing their work assignments
Works with the Administrator to develop, allocate, and control the budget
Analyzes and evaluates nursing and related services rendered to improve quality of care and to best utilize staff time and abilities
Develops, maintains, and periodically updates written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the LTC Department and defines the nursing service objectives and philosophies
Makes written and oral reports/recommendations to the Administrator as necessary/required, concerning the operation of the Nursing Service Department
Develops methods for coordinator of nursing services with other resident services to ensure the continuity of the resident's total regimen of care
Must have a Associate's Degree in Nursing
KS Registered Nurse License (or ability to obtain)
Minimum of 3 years Supervisory experience in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility, or other related medical facility
Must have 3 years clinical nursing experience
Bachelor's of Science in Nursing is preferred
Minimum of 3 years clinical experience in LTC or a skilled nursing facility is preferred
Additional Salary Information: Compensation is per company standards and pay is based on verifiable experience.
Internal Number: 007
About Sheridan County Health Complex
SCHC includes an 18 bed critical access hospital, 32 bed long term care facility, 8 independent living apartments, and a Federally Qualified Health Center.