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Director Of Nursing (Nursing Administrator )

Company: Northeast Healthcare Recruitment, Inc.
Location: Falmouth
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Director of Nursing opening in Falmouth, Massachusetts. The Director of Nursing will plan, organize, and administer nursing care and patient management in accordance with policies and the appropriate nursing professional standards. This position will supervise the nursing staff in direct patient contact, provision of medical care, medication administration, and the proper documentation in patient records. The Director of Nursing must have knowledge of current practices in the treatment of withdrawal and their commonly associated medical conditions.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide direct nursing services, including addiction related educational presentations.

Conduct ongoing supervision of nursing staff as guided by policy and regulatory standards.

Prepare and maintain work schedules to ensure efficient and appropriate utilization of staff.

Hire, evaluate and terminate nursing staff and nursing support staff in accordance with established policy and procedure.

Prepare performance evaluations of nurses and nursing support staff.

Participate in development of an annual operating budget with financial department. Manage expenses within approved budget and prepare overtime reports and other documents as required.

Develop an annual improvement plan for the department and communicate with senior management on goal achievement, resource needs, and improvement initiatives.

Collaborate with counseling staff, administration and other departments to attain good working relationships and an effective patient care system. Serve as liaison to other departments and programs to advance common goals and resolve mutual problems.

Interact and collaborate with area hospitals, health and human service providers, and pharmacies to ensure coordination of care. When necessary, represent in area meetings, presentations, etc.

Develop and implement programs for nurses and supporting staff.

Prepare reports, statistics, and other data to document department activities.

Participate in program and corporate wide Quality and Process Improvement activities and initiate these activities in areas of responsibility.

Experience and ability to provide educational seminars to patients, staff, and the community at large.

Perform all other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Yes

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, Experience, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the job.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing is preferred for this position. Will consider work experience and skill set that strongly aligns with the essential functions of this position in lieu of the preferred degree.

Keywords: Northeast Healthcare Recruitment, Inc., New Bedford , Director Of Nursing (Nursing Administrator ), Executive , Falmouth, Massachusetts

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