Director of Nursing - DNS
Company: Good Samaritan Society
Location: Grand Island
Posted on: March 15, 2020
Location: Good Samaritan Society Grand Island Village
Address: 4075 Timberline Street, Grand Island, NE 68803 USA
Employment Type: Full-Time
This position provides care and services in a safe and efficient
manner, and is responsible to perform the following according to
location standards, procedures and individualized resident care
Demonstrates/encourages opportunities for carrying out mission.
Formulates and works within annual budget; recruits, hires, and
staffs work area at appropriate levels by utilizing scheduling
system accurately. Acquire resources and means that promote a
quality work environment; ensures quality performance and
conformance with regulation and laws. Participates in state and/or
federal nursing home survey process; writes any resultant plan of
correction (POC) and ensures it is carried out. Participates in the
QA/CQI process. Responsible to lead the management and
monitoring/auditing of the EMR in the location; to include
training, documentation, reports/dashboards and retrieval
management and monitoring/auditing. Keeps abreast of and implements
new programs or practices. Accepts accountability for activities
under direct control; plans and organizes work with and for
department. Exercises sound judgment and decision-making. Promotes
cooperative working relationships within and between departments.
Performs/ assigns completion of pre-admission assessment on a
timely basis; assures a comprehensive nursing assessment of all
residents is completed and interventions for plan of care are
formulated to address needs on admission and on an ongoing basis
according to state and federal regulations, location procedures or
other guidelines. Assures plan of care and interventions are
evaluated for effectiveness on an ongoing basis and adjusted and
updated accordingly. Assures restraints or seclusion use conforms
to Society policy. Assures residents are offered choices in their
care and other decisions. Assures residents are free of neglect or
abuse. Immediately reports any concerns related to resident rights
and resident abuse or neglect in accordance with Society policy and
procedure. Allows residents access to their records upon request.
Assures physicians are notified of change in condition / request
and orders are processed on a timely basis. Maintains thorough and
accurate records for each resident. Ensures staff is appropriately
trained and adequately utilizing the scheduling system.
Participates in location care conferences, special events and task
forces. Explains procedures to residents before and during
interactions; interacts with residents and maintains
resident-centered conversations when residents are present. Reports
/ assures appropriate action on any physical or emotional
problems/concerns from observation or residents' report (onset of
shortness of breath, increased agitation, new behaviors, pain,
etc.). Assures families are notified of resident condition changes,
etc. Ensures adherence to antibiotic stewardship plan.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Prior work experience
may not be required to be hired into this job. Supervisory
experience is preferred. Registered nurse licensure for state of
practice is required.
Ability to communicate and comprehend.
Knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge and familiarity with
the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved
benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees.
The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan,
work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To
review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age,
disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or
other protected status. For more information including
state-specific protections, please visit
Division: NURSING SERVICES
Req ID: req34309
Keywords: Good Samaritan Society, Grand Island , Director of Nursing - DNS, Healthcare , Grand Island, Nebraska
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