NOW HIRING! Contract/Traveler Interim Director of Nursing in Idaho Falls, ID
- 8 week assignment
- Shift: 8:00am - 5:00pm
- May have to work the floor at times
Adheres to priorities and deadlines; completes work within scheduled time frames. Provide leadership as an Interim Director of Nursing Services when a center is in the process of hiring and/or training a DNS. Provide mentoring to Directors of Nursing Services. Provide leadership and support to centers where there is need for more guidance and assistance and/or for longer periods of time than can be provided by the Rehab/Skilled Consultant. Provide consultation, interpretation, assistance, guidance, and problem solving services to center staff, Regional Vice Presidents, administrators, directors of nursing services, and other National Campus staff. Develop and provide training during assignments. Assist nursing staff to coordinate provision of services with other disciplines to meet resident needs and to provide safe, effective, holistic care within regulations and guidelines. Throughout the assignment, provide consultation and assistance to center staff on development and implementation of QAPI processes, in partnership with the Quality consultant. Maintain knowledge of current information and practices in the nursing field and long-term care. Ability to work as an interdisciplinary team member. Travel to centers to work 100% of the time. On-call 24 hours a day while on assignment. Provide crisis management.
This position will be held accountable for complying with all related laws, regulations, company policies and procedures pertaining to his or her position and for fulfilling his or her obligations under the Corporate Compliance Program.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
- Registered Nurse (RN) required; BSN preferred.
- Two years’ experience as a director of nursing in long term care.
- Prior experience with the facility is a plus.
- Nursing, supervision, consultation and training skills required.
- Strong leadership skills.
- Ability to problem solve.
- Knowledge of nursing home regulations, survey process, and writing and implementing plans of correction.
Physical/Mental Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will operate/activate/use/prepare/inspect/place/detect/position objects, tools, or controls. The employee will frequently communicate express oneself, exchange, observe/assess/detect information relative to this position. The employee is required to maintain a stationary position/move/position self in response to job tasks. Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
Accommodations: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Frequency of travel may vary based on business need.
Weight Lifting Requirement: 25 lbs.