BRADY WEST REHAB & NURSING CENTER Director of Nursing Services in BRADY, Texas
DEPARTMENT MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS: Work with the Administrator, Consultants and facility staff in planning all aspects of nursing services to include interface with other disciplines and departments. Monitor department activities, communicate policies, evaluate performance, provide feedback, and assist, coach, redirect, and discipline as needed. Maintain records, manage budgets and supplies, and function as the Senior Department Head. Manages, directs and makes facility decisions in the absence of the Administrator. Serves as the facility Quality Improvement Coordinator. Ensure equipment and work areas are clean, safe and orderly, and hazardous conditions are addressed; ensure Universal precautions and infection control, isolation, fire, safety and sanitation practices and procedures are followed. MANAGE NURSING CARE FUNCTIONS: Conduct regular rounds to monitor resident activity, assess resident s physical and psychosocial status, and to monitor care activities and documentation to ensure the delivery of nursing care according to the physician s orders; care plans; and established standards and facility procedures; ensure medication administration is as ordered in accordance with nursing standards and facility policies; manage admissions, transfers, and discharge of residents. Communicate with Residents, family members, and management regarding resident status. Personally participate in the assessment and delivery of care when needed. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing and currently licensed by the State. Completion of post secondary education or otherwise able to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job. Must be CPR Certified. Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and work cooperatively with other associates. Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance. Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Related experience at a level necessary to accomplish the job.