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Director of Nursing RN

North Branch, Minnesota
Closing date
Jul 1, 2022

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Healthcare, Nurse
Employment Status
Full Time

Ecumen North Branch seeks a Director of Nursing (DON) to join its team.  Ecumen North Branch consists of 51 assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 68 nursing home beds, 20 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care. 

This position qualifies for a $5000 Sign On Bonus!

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota’s 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.

Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs

Responsibilities: The Director of Nursing is responsible for evaluating and improving the quality of nursing care, supervising the nursing department, managing nursing resources and establishing standards, goals, objectives to assist residents with achieving or maintaining their highest practicable level of physical, spiritual and psychosocial well-being.

Essential job responsibilities include:

Ensures that site policies and procedures meet state and federal requirements as well as all rules and regulations are adhered to.   Supervises nursing department personnel and ensures quality of nursing care provided by setting clear expectations and objectives. Provides feedback and support for professional development.   Promotes effective working relationships with the multi-disciplinary team, medical staff, volunteers and agencies affiliated with the nursing home.   Responsible for tracking and monitoring all quality assurance projects.   Coordinates and facilitates nursing staff meetings, care conferences, quarterly Quality Assurance meetings, educational programs, in-services and ensuring annual educational requirements for all nursing personnel are met.   Manages department budget and appropriate allocation of resources.             

Works with social service department in pre-admission screening and discharge of residents to ensure ability to provide care.   Reviews complaints and responds timely and appropriately in accordance to policy and procedures. Appropriately advances complaints and responses to Executive Director.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Degree from an accredited school of nursing for Registered Nursing program Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse within the state in which working and must maintain licensure. 5+ years of related nursing experience Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance (if applicable) Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats Thorough knowledge of Federal and State Regulations, MDS/RAI process, OBRA reimbursements systems, case mix, Medicare Care planning, or the willingness to obtain training in these areas Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

BSN or MSN preferred Previous experience working with seniors Equal Opportunity Employer Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.   

Ensuring the safety and well-being of our residents, patients and staff is one of our highest priorities at Ecumen. To ensure we are complying with CMS guidelines, this position requires candidates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or submit for an exemption request prior to starting employment.

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