Long Term Care Director - Full-time - Walbridge Wing LTC Unit
Position Description: The Long Term Care Director is responsible for the planning, direction, implementation and evaluation of resident care on the Walbridge Memorial Convalescent Wing, ensuring that care is delivered in an effective, efficient, safe fashion. The Long Term Care Director collaborates with the Chief Nursing Officer and other appropriate staff in the areas of infection control, staff education, quality assessment and continuous quality improvement, and risk management.
Additionally, the Long Term Care Director coordinates with Social Services, the Activities Director and the MDS Coordinator to ensure appropriate operation of the department. The Long Term Care Director is accountable for the consistent administration of policies and procedures and ensuring that state, federal and facility standards are adhered to.
Status: FT, Exempt
Shift Time Schedule: Days
Average Weekly Hours: 32-40 per week
Education: Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required; Masters Degree in nursing preferred.
Experience: Experience in long term care/geriatric care required. Demonstrated management/supervisory and operating/capital budget experience required. Degree / experience in Business Administration or related field a plus.
Physical Requirements: Requires sitting, standing, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, moving and keyboarding intermittently during working hours.
License Required: Current unrestricted RN licensure by the Colorado Board of Nursing required. Current BLS (CPR) certification (preferred; required within six months of date of employment or transfer). Train the Trainer certification to provide Certified Nursing Assistant classes preferred; required within 6 months of employment or transfer. 9. Wound care certification desired.
Comments: Possible exposure to bio-hazardous waste, blood/body fluids, odors, chemical agents and explosive gases.
This is a full-time position and is eligible for full time benefits.
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Day