Director Of Nursing
Company: Cascadia Senior Living & Fieldstone Communities
Posted on: November 11, 2019
POSITION SUMMARYThe Director of Nursing Services helps create a
joyful and vibrant community by coordinating and overseeing health
and supportive services provided to residents. Responsible for the
day-to-day clinical operations of the community to ensure
residents' healthcare needs are met. Provides training,
supervision, and monitoring of the nursing team in the
administration of direct care within the community. Performs
ongoing assessment/observation of residents' physical and
psycho-social needs and coordinates with other department to assure
quality and proactive care. Interacts directly with employees,
residents, resident family members, vendors and professional
contacts within the community.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Fosters a non-clinical, resident-centered approach to the
planning and delivery of services to residents, supporting
residents' rights to participate in decision-making and treating
residents with dignity and respect.
- Assists with Quality Assurance in collaboration with the
- Assesses health, functional and psychosocial status of
residents, initiating individualized service plans, proactively
managing care and services for each resident, and maximizing the
resident's opportunity to remain in the assisted living or memory
- Ensures that residents' care needs are met by coordinating with
other community professionals, including physicians, discharge
planners, nurses, home health agency staff, case managers, and
state agency personnel. Arranges ancillary services, such as
pharmacy, podiatry, lab, and x-ray as needed. Provides or arranges
intermittent or temporary nursing services for the residents.
- Delegates nursing tasks as allowed under applicable nursing
laws and practice acts, communicating regularly with residents,
their families, and their health care practitioners.
- Provides training, supervision, monitoring of staff as they
provide personal care, medication management, and other health
related services, assuring philosophy of care is practiced.
- Communicates regularly with residents' families regarding
health care needs. Provides instruction and reassurance for
resident and families in maintaining health and managing medical
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