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Director of Nursing for a Skilled Nursing Facility

Company: AMS Healthcare Staffing
Location: Louisville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:



The RN is directly responsible to the supervisors of each facility, maintaining patient care to meet the objectives of said facility. Evaluates patients' needs so as to provide the necessary support to all nursing employees and help to ensure immediate care for emergency treatment of patients. Has full knowledge of ward functions and is prepared to take charge if the situation dictates. Is able to initiate CPR. Notify doctors when the need arises. The RN observes serious and critically ill patients frequently. Evaluates the nursing service given by nursing personnel and make necessary reports to the Supervisor.

Skilled Nursing facility is in the East End

Position Responsibilities

  • Plan daily care of patients in collaboration with the Nurse Coordinator and/or Nurse Manager.
  • Participates in patient teaching by providing standard instruction, reinforcement, supervision, or return demonstration and by documenting activities.
  • Explain nursing and medical procedures to patients.
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.
  • Check and record patient vital signs and other pertinent data: report abnormal deviations to the appropriate professional.
  • Perform related work as required. Individual Responsibility:
    • Provides necessary information to verify experience
    • Presents license identification card on request
    • Attends orientation and other staff development programs
    • Accepts only assignments for which you are qualified
    • Practices safely and competently within the job description.
    • Complies with all institutional policies and procedures
    • Complies with Practice Act and other State Laws Position Requirements

      Experience: One (1) year of current experience is required.

      Education: Graduate of an accredited Nursing program.

      Special Qualifications: Holds a current unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Kentucky. A current Indiana license is required for assignments in Indiana.

      Employees Supervised: May be responsible for other RNs, LPNs, or nursing assistants/CMTs.

      Physical Demands: Moderate physical demands-should be able to utilize good body mechanics and be able to lift 75 pounds.

      Degree of Supervision Required: Responsible to the charge nurse on a specific unit when providing staff relief or private duty in an institution. Responsible to Director of Nursing when assigned to an in-home client.

      -not applicable-

      Pay Range
      $90 - $100 salary

      Created By
      Emily Carter

      Hiring Manager(s)
      Thomas Goff

      Main Office

      About the Organization

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