Director of Nursing

Location
Lanham, Maryland
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Closes
Oct 12, 2017
Function
Executive, Director, Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
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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