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Director of Nursing

Company: Mayflower Place Nursing and Rehabilitati
Location: Pocasset
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Job Description:

Director of Nursing (RN)


Maplewood Senior Living, an innovative, forward-thinking senior living provider, strives to inspire our associates to learn, develop, and succeed. As we continue to grow, we are seeking devoted and caring Director of Nursing to join our Nursing team. Maplewood at Mayflower Place Campus is Cape Cod’s only full service continuing care retirement community, located in West Yarmouth. We offer independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing & rehab.

Maplewood at Mayflower Place Nursing & Rehab Center in West Yarmouth is seeking a Full-time Director of Nursing for our busy rehab unit.

We offer: ? Competitive wages ? Flexible shifts ? Paid training & uniforms ? Growth opportunities ? Bonus & incentive programs 


Comprehensive benefits package for full time employees including medical, dental, vision, a 401K plan, paid time-off, life insurance policy, voluntary Aflac insurance and more!

Maplewood at Mayflower Nursing & Rehab Center, 579 Buck Island Rd, West Yarmouth, MA

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate & direct the nursing department programs and activities in accordance with current local, state and federal guidelines governing long term care. Develop and maintain written policies and procedures that govern the day to day operations.

  • Develop annual nursing operational budget and manage performance against budget.

  • Develop and maintain an ongoing Quality improvement program for the nursing department services regarding quality measures, resident satisfaction surveys and any state and federal compliance.

  • Works collaboratively with HIM personnel regarding medical records and encourages physician compliance within the medical records in accordance with State & Federal regulations.

  • Supervises nursing purchasing department personnel and ensures appropriate par level of supplies is maintained.

  • Supervises Staff Development personnel and ensure that required orientation is completed on new hires and mandatory in-service education is provided to all departments. Interviews, hires, schedules, evaluates, provides performance improvement and discharges nursing personal as needed.  Maintain/create department job descriptions.

  • Supervises the MDS and MMQ nurses ensuring that the MMQ’s, MDS’, and care planning process is in compliance.

  • Makes daily rounds to ensure that nursing personnel are performing their work assignments, providing appropriate care and are maintaining a neat and sanitary living environment for the residents.

  • Attends committee meetings: Medical Director, safety, QI, department head, dental, OBRA and others as assigned by the Administrator.

  • Investigates allegations of resident abuse/neglect/complaints, interviews staff, writes and submits reports to administrator for review and to the DPH.

  • Ensures that all adverse actions relative to licensed and C.N.A. personnel is appropriately reported to licensing boards and registries as required.

  • Participates in State, Federal, JCAHO and any other agency surveys and inspections.

  • Participates in developing, implementing and maintaining plans of corrections related to nursing department deficiencies by any agency.

  • Conducts clinical review of residents; addressing falls, skin, pharmacy, infection control other resident focused reviews which may include physical hands on assessment.

  • Participates in the clinical selection of residents to be admitted to the facility.


  • Registered Nurse with a current unencumbered RN license to practice in the State of Massachusetts

  • Must be a self-starter with a positive, cheerful and enthusiastic disposition. Must be dependable, warm and have a caring attitude towards people and the elderly. 

  • Able to work cooperatively and collaboratively as a team.

  • Knowledge of skilled and long term care nursing regulations.

  • Must be able to mediate in resident, family, employee and community situations.

  • Able to speak read and write effectively in English.

  • Must be able to relate and work well with the ill, disabled, elderly and at times emotionally upset or hostile people.

  • Able to perform tasks which may be physically demanding such as pushing, bending and lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Effective communication and organization skills essential; creativity, flexibility and ability to oversee several tasks simultaneously is required. Computer skills are necessary to work in software programs. A demonstrated ability to deal with all employee situations in a calm and fair manner.

Maplewood Senior Living conducts pre-employment screening including background check, drug screening and reference checks.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Registered Nurse

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Mayflower Place Nursing and Rehabilitati, New Bedford , Director of Nursing, Other , Pocasset, Massachusetts

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