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Director of Nursing

Job Summary

The Marshes of Skidaway Island is a premier Life Plan retirement community located on scenic Skidaway Island in Savannah, Georgia. Hospitality and providing extraordinary care are the hallmarks of our community. We are currently seeking a Director of Nursing to provide leadership for our 5-star rated Health Center.

The Director of Nursing (DON) provides clinical leadership for our long-term care and assisted living communities. The DON is responsible for the supervision of staff and the overall operations of the Nursing Department, including budgeting and regulatory compliance. The right candidate will have a passion for ensuring our residents have the highest quality of care.

Job Qualifications

  • Registered nurse with a current license in the State of Georgia and current CPR.
  • Two years’ experience in geriatric nursing and/or B.S. Degree in nursing is required.
  • Minimum of two years nursing administration experience is required, preferably in a long-term care setting. NADONA certification a plus.
  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance and Continuing Care Retirement Community operations is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in interviewing/selecting, evaluating, training, coaching and motivating staff.
  • Participation in professional organizations, dealing primarily in geriatrics preferred.
  • Basic computer proficiency required.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.

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RN Supervisor

Job Summary

Ensure individual resident assessment and comprehensive care plan are followed. Supervise resident care personnel. Communicate and observe the Corporate Compliance Program and comply with Code of Conduct.

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Make rounds at least twice during shift.
  • Recognize changes in condition of the residents and notify the Director of Clinical Health Services.
  • Supervise serving of diets and fluid intake.
  • Ensure rehabilitative procedures are performed.
  • Must do documentation audits weekly on MARs, treatment records and skin assessments
  • Verify inventory of drugs covered by the Controlled Substance Act in the emergency box weekly.
  • Assist in interpreting goals and objectives of Healthcare to nursing service personnel.
  • Supervise CNAs and LPNs
  • Maintain a current list of residents’ problems that need a physician order or follow-up by next shift.
  • Review all transcribed physician’s orders.
  • Review all nurses’ notes of any change in condition, incidents, or accidents occurring during shift.
  • Assist in writing and updating Resident Assessment and Comprehensive Care plans.
  • Complete documentation audits on new admissions and readmissions for accuracy and completion.
  • Conduct audits on residents’ assessments monthly.
  • Development, implementation, monitoring and supervision of the Restorative Nursing Program.

Skills and Aptitude Required

  • Be congenial to residents, family members and associates and respond in an appropriate professional manner
  • Must be able to respond to residents in an independent living unit during an emergency
  • Excellent technical assessment skills required

Physical Requirements

  • Work environment involves slight physical risks or hazardous conditions and exposure to communicable dis- eases, which require following basic safety precautions (wearing lab coats, rubber gloves, face masks, etc.). To the extent that the employee complies with precautionary measures, this risk is reduced.

Education and Experience Required

  • Current Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia.
  • Good standing with the Georgia Board of Nursing.
  • Cart experience is required
  • CPR certification.
  • Experience in long-term care preferred.
  • One or more years of supervisory experience (may be waived for internal candidate).
  • Basic computer skills.

General Information

  • All requirements of this position are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
  • Must submit to a fingerprint background check.
  • Annual flu shot required.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor (other duties as assigned).
  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  

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