Director of Nursing (DON)

Northern New Jersey

Responsibilities

 

  • Develops, maintains, and implements nursing policies and procedures that conform to current standards of nursing practice, NJ Ambulatory Care guidelines and operational policies while maintaining compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Communicates and interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff, and monitors staff practices
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and application of Key Clinical Quality Indicators, and proactively monitors and implements systems to achieve and/or surpass healthcare thresholds.
  • Collaborates with physicians, and Administration to improve the quality of services and to resolve identified problems.
  • Oversees nursing schedules to assure they meet operational needs and regulatory and budgetary standards.
  • Participates in the recruitment and selection of nursing personnel and assures sufficient staff is hired.
  • Oversees and supervises development and delivery of in-service education (including New Nursing Staff Orientation) to equip nursing staff with sufficient knowledge and skills to provide compassionate, quality care and respect for patient rights
  • Helps the Administrator prepare staff for inspection surveys, instructing staff on matters of conduct and disclosure, being interviewed by inspectors, immediate corrections of problems noted by surveyors, etc.
  • Knowledgeable of Infection Control procedures and practice
  • Reviews and reinforces important standards previously cited.
  • Evaluation of nursing staff performance and competency.

 

Requirements

 

  • BSN required; MSN preferred.
  • Current RN license in New Jersey and BLS Certifications.
  • Previous experience in the administration of nursing services in an ambulatory care setting including the direct supervision of RN and LPN staff.

 

 

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 8/11/2020
Salary $40.00/hr






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