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Urgently Hiring Director Of Nursing

Company: gpac
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

gpac, a trusted recruitment company with more than 30 years of experience, has partnered with a well-established assisted living facility. This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced DON who is looking for new challenges, a change in their career, or to become professionally invested into the senior/assisted living industry.

We are looking for a leader that can be collaborative with a multi-disciplinary team within the organization to facilitate a consistent experience and processes across units. Someone who embraces their role as leaders to educate, empower and provide psychological safety. The Director of Nursing is a partner with other leaders in the organization and that is how we provide exceptional care/service to our residents, families and staff.


  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and lead the nursing services, as well as its programs and activities, in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility.
  • Participate in facility surveys and inspections made by authorized government agencies.
  • Develop and oversee a comprehensive RAI program in accordance with federal regulations.
  • Make budgetary recommendations and maintain budget variances.
  • In Partnership with our Social Service, & Wellness teams coordinate the acceptance of residents for admission to the facility. Provide information relative to the nursing needs of the resident and the health service department's ability to meet those needs.
  • Develop methods for coordination of nursing services with ancillary services to ensure the continuity of the residents' total regimen of care.
  • Maintain staffing needs necessary to meet the total nursing needs of the residents. Assist in the recruitment and selection of nursing service personnel.
  • Delegate to nursing service supervisory personnel the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary to perform their assigned duties.
  • Perform daily leadership rounds of the health center service department to ensure that all nursing service personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards. Provide direct care as necessary.
  • Review nurse's notes for accuracy and to ensure that they reflect the resident's response to the care.
  • Monitor medication passes and treatment schedules. Authorize the use of restraints when necessary and in accordance with our established policies and procedures and COBRA.
  • As part of the nursing management team shares responsibility of being on call for in-house staff. This may mean assuming coverage as staff nurse on the nursing units in the event of inadequate numbers of staff to care for residents. Benefits
    • Medical and Dental Insurance, within 30 days of starting employment
    • 403(b) Retirement plan with a company match
    • Earned Time off, start at 15 days
    • 6 Paid Holidays, 4 Floating Holidays Qualifications
      • Must posses, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree or Diploma from an accredited college, university or nursing school
      • Minimum of five (5) years equivalent in nursing within a long-term care facility. Specialized knowledge of nursing care of the elderly and rehabilitative nursing is preferred.
      • Must hold a registered nursing (RN) license within the State of Florida. Must be certified in medication administration and intravenous administration. CPR is required.
        Please apply directly or send resume to Leslie Brown or call 605-501-4536. All inquires are confidential.

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

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