Director of Nursing

Lanham, Maryland
Sep 07, 2017
Oct 12, 2017
Executive, Director, Nurse
Full Time

Director of Nursing (DON)

EBED Community Improvement

Specializing in Quality Assurance within a company providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Essential Functions

  • This is a managerial role which provides oversight of staff and clinical services provided to our residents. These services are provided to individuals with disabilities.
  • The DON, a delegating registered nurse, communicates and interprets policies and procedures to medication technician staff, and monitors staff practices.
  • Provide MTTP trainings, as needed
  • Provide Clinical Quality Assurance for development of company clinical policies/procedures and Initiates and manages quality metrics.
  • Responsible for the day to day nursing staff management.
  • Serve as contact person for the nursing department with regard to state, professional, and accrediting groups, the community, and other external contacts.
  • Evaluates procedures and processes affecting quality and proposes process improvement.
  • Perform clinical audits, investigations, assess compliance risk and escalates to site management appropriately
  • Participates in all admission decisions, and may visit prospective residents before admission.
  • Participates in management team meetings to discuss resident status, changes, staff, or resident complaints or concerns.
  • Evaluates the work performance of all nursing staff
  • Supervises development and delivery of in-service education
  • Participates in the preparation of the Plan of Correction response required for nursing incidents.
  • Oversees the delegating nursing schedules
  • Monitors and Audits medication management

Resumes can be faxed 240.752.8809

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