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Director of Nursing

Company: Sinai Residences
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Sinai Residences seeks a Director of Nursing Who we are:Step into a senior living community where the feel of an opulent resort is infused into every detail. Sinai Residences is the premier, five star senior living facility in Boca Raton, FL, located on the secure, gated, 100-acre Jewish Federation campus. This luxury senior living facility offers sophisticated independent living and assisted living options in a multi-generational setting with innovative amenities and programs where no detail has been compromised. Why Sinai: Sinai Residences is an extraordinary place to work. Here at Sinai Residences you will find yourself as a vital member of our exceptional team committed to providing superior service, compassioned care, and creating a beautiful community. We offer an outstanding benefits and compensation plan, including medical, dental, vision, insurance, and short and long term disability. Other benefits include 401k, paid personal time off, paid holidays, and opportunities for growth and advancement. We need you to join our team as a Director of Nursing:The Director of Nursing is responsible for the overall supervision, provision, and quality of nursing care in the Health Center and residential apartments. He/she is responsible for the selection, training, discipline and supervision for all nursing related Health Center personnel. He/she is responsible for the procurement of appropriate supplies and equipment and operating within the departmental budget.PRINCIPLE DUTIES:Essential Job Duties:

  • Responsible for the development, organization and operation of nursing services and supportive services for the Health Center and residential apartments.
  • Responsible for the coordination of nursing services for apartment and Health Center residents including the procurement of outside sources such as, Home Health Care Services, private duty, hospice, rehabilitation services, psychological, etc. necessary to ensure that residents' needs are met. Communicates and meets with outside consultants as necessary to assess and make recommendations for resident care needs.
  • Responsible for the coordination and direction of the total planning for nursing services including recommendation through a staffing plan of the number and levels of licensed and certified nurses' aides to be employed.
  • Develops and maintains an effective restorative care program in collaboration with therapy provider.
  • Selects, trains, evaluates, disciplines all nursing services personnel.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a schedule of daily rounds and assignments of duties for all nursing staff to assure 24-hour coverage sufficient to meet federal and state regulatory requirements and Facility standards of care.
  • Develops and participates in a new staff orientation program for his/her employees, including private duty and agency staff.
  • Oversees completion of written orientation and annual evaluations of all nursing staff.
  • Appoints, with the Administrator's approval, a CCM to act in his/her behalf during temporary absences. Designates a CCM in charge each shift.
  • In coordination with Human Resources, establishes procedures to ensure that nursing personnel, including private duty nursing staff, have valid and current licenses as required by federal and state regulations.
  • Participates in the coordination of resident care services through departmental staff meetings. Attends, prepares and analyzes necessary information for the Quarterly Assurance Meetings and annual policy review.
  • Develops appropriate action plans and is responsible for follow through.
  • Implements Sinai Residences Standards as demonstrated through the use of resources and programs.
  • Coordinates required and supplemental inservice education programs appropriate for nursing staff and acts as resource for Community staff to increase knowledge of competence in job skills for the benefit of staff and residents, in cooperation with the Medical Director and Administrator. Utilizes vendors, consultants and the medical community as appropriate.
  • Maintains clinical skills and stays knowledgeable of current standards of nursing practice through nursing education related to geriatrics.
  • Ensures that significant clinical developments of residents are reported to their families and/or responsible party, physicians, the Medical Director, the Administrator and State, as necessary.
  • Reviews the nursing requirements of each resident admitted to the Health Center and assists the attending physician in planning care.
  • Oversees the care plan development for residents.
  • If necessary, acts on behalf of the Administrator in his/her absence.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations including corporate compliance and HIPAA Privacy Standards.
  • Maintains high visibility with residents in the Health Center and apartment residents. Makes frequent tours of resident rooms to ensure quality of care on all shifts and the general safety of the Health Center environment.
  • Serves as Infection Control Preventionist.
  • Attends Health Center and apartment resident social functions, as appropriate.
  • Evaluates all admissions for appropriate level of care and/or for Medicare coverage/denial. Ensure maintenance of the Medicare log, signatures for certifications/recertification, and Medicare documentation.
  • Oversees completion and timely submission of MDS data.
  • Oversees ordering of all nursing supplies, office supplies and equipment for the Health Center. Submits inventory to accounting department as requested.
  • Routinely inspects medical records for accuracy.
  • Serves "on call" on weekends and after normal working hours.
  • Serves as Manager on Duty on scheduled weekends.Other Duties:
  • Develops and maintains a statement of philosophy and standards of care that outlines the quality of nursing and medical care that the Community provides.
  • Develops and maintains written nursing standards of practice to be ratified by the governing body. Such standards shall include, but not be limited to, defining routine care to be provided by licensed and certified nurses' aides and determination of when more care is needed.
  • Develops and maintains nursing service policies and procedures to implement the standards of care. This shall include the coordination and integration of nursing services with other resident care services.
  • Develops and maintains written job descriptions for health center nursing staff.
  • Participates in planning an annual budget for department. Ensures monthly expenditures for department remain within budgeted allowances. Reviews monthly operating statement for accuracy and explains variances to budget.
  • Performs specific work duties and responsibilities assigned by supervisor.
  • Possesses ability to communicate effectively with residents, families and staff. Must use sound judgment, works well under pressure and possesses strong organizational skills.
  • Utilizes CPSI vendors as appropriate. QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Registered nurse with a current license in community's state.
  • Two years experience in geriatric nursing and/or B.S. Degree in nursing. Participation in professional organizations, dealing primarily in geriatrics preferred. Minimum of two years nursing administration experience, preferably in a long term care setting. NADONA certification a plus.
  • Basic computer proficiency.Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Keywords: Sinai Residences, Boca Raton , Director of Nursing, Executive , Boca Raton, Florida

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