Director of Nursing, RN - Sentara Life Care - Norfolk

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Jul 12, 2018
Closes
Aug 01, 2018
Function
Executive, Director
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Sentara Lifecare is currently seeking a Registered Nurse for their Director of Nursing in the Sentara LifeCare - Norfolk Facility!


Full Time, Day Shift

About Lifecare:
Sentara Life Care Norfolk Nursing Center is in the process of making some EXCITING changes. We invite you to be a part of the CHANGES we will make to benefit our staff, leaders, customers and the families that we serve!

Our 100 bed facility will be designated into two distinct Units:

  • Specialized Respiratory/ventilator program Unit (36 patients of Respiratory/high level care)
  • Long Term Care Unit: Approximately 64 patients

We are creating, smaller care units which enable patient care to have:
  • Consistent leadership and staffing for patients
  • More cohesive work team environment
  • Improve workflow and processes
  • Improved communication with family and friends of patients

At Sentara, we believe that aging and good health should go hand in hand. That's why we offer the most integrative system of senior services in the region from day program to nursing homes. We view each day as another opportunity to be better. To provide patient care that is unmatched, every time. And to give you every occasion to further your career. If you are ready to raise your career to the next level, you can do it here.

Come be a part of Sentara Lifecare's dynamic team!

Provides Nursing leadership and staff supervision and is responsible for the clinical and administrative operations of the nursing department to include regulatory compliance, resident care, patient safety, customer service and employee retention.

Education Level
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree - NURSING

Experience
Required: Long Term Care - 1 year, Management - 1 year

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Respiratory Care experience required. Use of medical/nursing equipment required. All Registered Nurses who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to successfully obtain their BSN within 5 years of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification within 90 days of hire. Must be at least 18 years of Age. Must have working knowledge of medical/nursing equipment and be versatile in its use. Must be able to perform in a sometimes stressful environment and display a positive attitude and professional conduct when dealing with others. Must be able to maintain confidential information and have the ability to distinguish what information should be shared with others. Be able to interact well with residents, participants, visitors and staff in a professional manner and provide excellent customer service.


Location:

Sentara Life Care Norfolk is about 5 miles from downtown Norfolk where you can enjoy shopping at MacArthur Mall, which is around the corner from the Scope where live concerts are preformed regularly; you can take guided tours of the largest naval station in the world, view over 30,000 objects at the Chrysler Museum of Art and take a stroll through the beautiful Norfolk Botanical Garden or visit the Virginia Zoo and take in a baseball game at Harbor Park. Only 9 miles from the Virginia Beach Ocean Front Area. The coastal city of Virginia Beach lies where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean with 14 miles of open public beaches with no fees and steps away from the calming waters of the bay.

Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

Keyword: Director of Nursing, DON, RN, Registered Nurse, long term care