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Director of Nursing

Company: Peachtree Centre
Location: Spartanburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Peachtree Centre, a skilled nursing facility in Gaffney SC is seeking a qualified Director of Nursing to manage the overall operations of the Nursing Department in accordance with Company policies, standards of nursing practices and governmental regulations so as to maintain excellent care of all residents needs.

Essential Job Functions;

This facility expects their employees to promote an atmosphere of teamwork with other employees and hospitality and comfort for its residents.Therefore, the following list of duties is not all-inclusive:

  • In the absence of the Administrator and Assistant Administrator (if applicable), assume responsibility of the facility.
  • Oversee the employee health program in cooperation with the Medical Director and Staff Development Coordinator.
  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate and direct the nursing services department, as well as its programs and activities, in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility.
  • Assume administrative authority, responsibility and accountability for all functions, activities, and training of the nursing department.
  • Organize, develop, and direct the administration and resident care of the nursing service department
  • Participate in Department Supervisor Meetings, Resident Care Plan Meetings, Budget Committee Meetings, Safety Committee Meetings, Quality Assessment and Assurance Committee Meetings, In-service Education, Family Council and any other meeting as directed by the Administrator.
  • Participate in coordination of resident services through departmental and appropriate staff committee meetings.
  • Interview, orient, train, evaluate and supervise nursing department personnel.
  • Make daily rounds of the nursing department to verify that all nursing service personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards.
  • Provide that departmental disciplinary action is administered fairly and without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or marital status.
  • Perform nursing services and deliver resident care services in compliance with Corporate policies and State and Federal regulations.
  • Inform state of any reportable incidents within appropriate time frames. Complete investigative analysis as required.
  • Monitor medication passes and treatment schedules to verify that medications are being administered as ordered and that treatments are provided as scheduled.
  • Provide direct nursing care, as necessary.
  • Regularly inspect the facility and nursing practices for compliance with federal, state, and local standards and regulations.
  • Study Infection Control Reports, Medication Incident Reports and Resident Incident Reports for corrective action.
  • Promote favorable working conditions and relationships with administration, medical staff, consultants, other departments, residents, family members, volunteers, agencies, and any other individual or group affiliated with the facility.
  • Review discharge summaries on a timely basis.

Minimum Qualifications;

  • Registered nurse in good standing with required current state license.
  • Significant technical experience and demonstrated leadership/management skills
  • Minimum two (2) years experience in geriatrics/long-term care.
  • Restorative care philosophy, excellent professional skills (both assessment and hands-on), and good communication and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of long-term care regulations
  • Relate positively and favorably to residents, families, and government regulators, and to work cooperatively with other employees at all levels.
  • Relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.
  • Basic computer knowledge and ability to learn computer software.
  • Function independently, and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and support agencies.


Keywords: Peachtree Centre, Spartanburg , Director of Nursing, Other , Spartanburg, South Carolina

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