Marquis Health Services

Assistant Director of Nursing /SDC

US-MA-Boston
ID
2017-2068
# of Openings
1
Category
Nursing/Line Staff
Marquis Boston/North End

Overview

MARQUIS BOSTON/NORTH END - REHABILITATION AND NURSING FACILITY - BOSTON, MA

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NURSING/SDC

 

Marquis Boston/North End-Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility is seeking a qualified Assistant Director of Nursing/SDC). This position will provide support to the overall operation of our Nursing Service Department.

 

Qualifications

  • Must possess valid unencumbered, RN State License. Nursing degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) years of clinical nursing experience within a hospital, nursing care center or other related healthcare setting.

  • Must have experience in supervision and principles, practice of teaching, etc.

  • Experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices strongly preferred.

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.

  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Director of Nursing (DON) with planning, developing, organizing, implementing and evaluating the nursing service department, as well as its programs and activities, in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the nursing care facilities.
  • Assist in maintaining, and periodically update written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the nursing service department.

  • Develop methods for coordination of nursing services with other resident services to ensure the continuity of the residents’ total regimen of care.

  • Assist the resident and Discharge Planning Coordinator in planning the nursing services portion of the resident’s discharge plan.

  • Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessary

  • Develop, evaluate and control the quality of in-service educational programs in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Provide leadership in formulating the goals and objectives of the in-service educational programs of this Center.
  • Secure, develop and maintain records, reports, instructional manuals, reference materials, etc., pertinent to in-service educational programs.
  • Develop and participate in the planning, conducting, and scheduling of orientation programs that orient newly hired personnel to their position, the Center’s policies and procedures, resident rights and responsibilities, etc.
  • Assist licensed nursing personnel (i.e., RNs, LPNs, CNAs, and CMA’s) in obtaining in-service training to keep their license current in accordance with state law. Provide in-service training as necessary/required.
  • Incorporate commercially produced instruction material and training aids into existing in-service programs as deemed necessary.
  • Ensure that all personnel attend and participate in annual Center in-service training programs (e.g., OSHA, TB, HIPAA, Abuse Prevention, Safety, Infection Control, Fire and Disaster Preparedness, etc.)

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