Director of Nursing RN

4.1 Ecumen – Duluth, MN 4 days ago
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Ecumen Lakeshore seeks a Director of Nursing to lead an experienced team.

For over 85 years, Ecumen Lakeshore has been committed to providing quality medical care to the Twin Ports community and is recognized as a regional center for rehabilitation and complex medical services.

At Lakeshore, we offer an extensive continuum of housing and skilled services which includes a 60-bed short-stay rehabilitation center called The Fountains. Exquisitely situated on the shores of Lake Superior, The Fountains serves over 900 patients each year, all in private patient suites. In addition to The Fountains, Ecumen Lakeshore offers vibrant independent living options, assisted living apartments and secure apartments for residents with memory loss. Complimenting these services is Ecumen Home Care-Lakeshore.

Considering relocating? Nestled on a 600-foot bluff overlooking the largest freshwater lake in the world, over 90,000 residents call Duluth home. From its top-ranked schools and universities to its thriving business community — Duluth is a fabulous place to raise a family, seek higher education, work, or journey outside! Outside Magazine ranked it the Best Town 2014.

Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. Ecumen offers a vast range of benefits that are a valuable part of the total compensation package. Our overall benefits package is very competitive, including a generous 401K match and a health savings account (HSA) program.

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.
Director of Nursing

Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Degree from an accredited school of nursing for Registered Nurse 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
Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer. 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 veteran status.

We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.
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