Director of Nursing

City
Prescott Valley
Position Id
1851
DIRECTOR OF NURSING!!

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE!!

GREAT BENEFITS!!!

Position Summary

Provides clinical emergency consultation, authorization of treatment procedures, advises on medical issues, treatment program revisions, & staff consultation.

Essential Functions

  • Is a member of the Management Team.
  • Attends management team meetings and participates in Director-On-Call call schedule.
  • Represents Nursing and the Medical Department and communicates issues to the management team regarding the Department.
  • Performs tasks as assigned by the Executive Director.
  • Participates in budget and business plan discussions.
  • Attends to the optimal functioning of the management team.
  • Will administratively review and approve all Medical Department expenses.
  • Has the responsibilities and duties of a Nursing Supervisor (but may delegate the duties).
  • Staffing of Nursing, including RNs, med techs, medical assistants, and transport.
    • Hiring staff so that positions are filled.
    • Coaching staff for improvement and performing disciplinary actions.
    • Staff Scheduling.
    • Sets up Nursing staff meetings when needed.
    • Attends to staff morale.
    • Fills shifts when needed.
  • Trains Nursing staff and employees.
    • Med pass training.
    • New employee orientation.
    • Other training as needed.
  • Maintains and updates Policies and Procedures.
  • Maintains sections of Legal Guardian Packet that are written by Nursing.
  • Works with Quality Improvement to improve care at our facility.
    • Attends the Quality Improvement Committee Meeting and reports on Nursing.
    • Assists our Infection Control Officer with ongoing infection control procedures and with the Annual Infection Control Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan.
    • Prepares Nursing for audits by licensing agencies, JCAHO, and other reviewers.
    • Responds when needed to Quality of Care reviews.
    • Tracks medication errors.
  • Oversees that immunizations, optometry, dental, and other appointments occur in a timely manner.
  • Oversees that med pass is performed in a safe manner, according to our policies and procedures.
  • Oversees that med requests and other medical concerns are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Oversees proper documentation, whether on paper or on electronic media, as required by our organization.
  • Follows RN Responsibilities and Duties when functioning in the role of staff nurse.
  • Supports our philosophy of treatment and maintenance of healthy norms.

Position Qualifications

  • BA or higher in relative field.
For more information, call Ren'e Pelayo at 602 788-5890 x 116 and email your resume to Rene@apnusa.com.

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