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Director of Nursing

Company: Riverview Health
Location: Detroit
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Join Riverview Health & Rehab Center - North and work with our passionate and innovative healthcare team!The Director of Nursing is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of nursing care and services provided to our nursing home residents. The position requires patience, compassion, and a desire to care for seniors in a gentle and empathetic manner as well as the ability to effectively lead the nursing department staff and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams.About Riverview Health & Rehab Center - NorthRiverview's passion is to combine innovative ideas with compassionate medical care and state of the art programs to create a place of healing and hope for those who need rehabilitation and nursing care. Riverview Health specializes in geriatrics and works closely with hospitals and physicians to create a collaborative environment of care and medical expertise for our communities.Our Mission:The mission of Riverview Health & Rehab Center - North is to be a premier health and rehabilitation center by exceeding the expectations of our Residents, Families of Residents, and Employees.Responsibilities:

  • Supervises nursing care provided by Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurses, and others for whom they are administratively or professionally responsible for in accordance with policies and procedures of the organization and other rules, regulations, and applicable laws.
  • Identify and participate in development of policies and procedures needed to ensure appropriate standards of nursing practice are provided
  • Effectively implement any necessary changes to ensure highest standards of care are practiced and provided to all residents.
  • Maintain relationships with residents and their families
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to coordinate effortsBenefits:
    • Employer Paid Comprehensive Health Benefits: Medical (PPO or HMO), Dental, and Vision
    • 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • 401(k)
    • Generous Time Off Package
    • Opportunities for Continuing Education

      • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
      • Must be in good standing and possess a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Michigan
      • Current CPR certification
      • Two (2) years' experience in a long-term care or similar setting preferred
      • Management or supervisory experience in long-term care, restorative or geriatric nursing required
      • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.Physical DemandsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Stooping, bending, lifting, carrying, and other physical demands may be required. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Riverview Health & Rehab Center - North is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Decisions regarding employment will be based solely on the individual's qualifications as they relate to a particular job vacancy and to promote an environment of equal employment opportunity. There will be no regard given to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or veteran's status or any other protected class as defined by law. This policy applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Questions or concerns should be referred to Riverview Health's Director of Human Resources.PI184775212

Keywords: Riverview Health, Detroit , Director of Nursing, Executive , Detroit, Michigan

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