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Director of Nursing

  • Location: Viroqua, Vernon, Wisconsin
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2021-10-29
  • Job Ref: 21-23868
Medical Staffing Services, INC. (MSSI) specializes in staffing clinical, non-clinical, and allied personnel. We excel in all levels, disciplines, and specialties within the healthcare spectrum. Our projects range from short to long term local and travel assignments. MSSI has been recognized as a certified small business enterprise. In addition, we are proud that we have earned the prestigious Joint Commission accreditation for staffing firms and have been awarded Best in Staffing 4 years running by our employees and client partners.
 
Opportunity Details:
There are multiple positions available, with a wide range of shifts and schedules available.
Pay will vary based on experience, shift and location.
Contract lengths – 12 weeks.    
 
Summary:
Directors of Nursing are responsible for leading and supervising a nursing unit. This position is ultimately responsible, and accountable, for the nursing care received by residents. They often report to the Nursing Home Administrator/Executive Director. Specifically, Director of Nursing job duties include:
  • Directing the nursing program, including implementing new policies and procedures when necessary.
  • Overseeing hiring, firing, and development of nursing staff.
  • Communicating with families, residents, and physicians as needed.
  • Developing a business plan and budget for the nursing unit.
  • Participating in creating resident care plans and ensuring they are followed.
  • Ensuring the nursing unit is compliant with all local, state, and federal regulations.
Director of Nursing jobs require a candidate who has significant critical care and operations management experience, a strong understanding of skilled nursing standards of care, and federal and state regulations including Medicare, Medicaid, and Managed Care reimbursement rules. A high level of professionalism, excellent communication skills, and compassionate leadership qualities are must-haves. Candidates must be able to think critically and adapt quickly to new situations.
 
Requirements:
Education: Bachelor of Science.
Experience: 1 year or experience or more required.     
Certification: Must be a Registered Nurse in the state of Wisconsin.