Director of Nursing

    Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
    326 Summerset St, Fontanelle, Ia 50846-0038 Usa, Fontanelle, IA 50846
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    Job Description

    Location: Good Samaritan Society Fontanelle
    Address: 326 Summerset St, Fontanelle, IA 50846-0038 USA
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Shift: Day

    Job Summary

    Don't miss out on this great nursing leadership opportunity

    and $5,000 sign-on bonus!!!

    At the Good Samaritan Society-Fontanelle, Iowa, we are committed to creating a home for our residents that is much like their own - a welcoming and loving place. We are honored to provide exceptional care and services to seniors and others in need in our community. As a 34-bed skilled facility, we offer a variety of services from Rehab/Skilled Care to Post Acute Rehabilitation to respite care.

    Are you a Director of Nursing or have aspirations to be one? Join us today and lead our caring nursing team!
    • Flexibility and autonomy to lead and grow the nursing team
    • Supportive leaders who promote and value education and learning new skills
    • Resident-centered support staff
    • Sign-on bonus of $5,000
    • Annual wage increases
    • Excellent health benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), Holiday Pay, 401(k), company discounts, + more
    • Easy apply process that is mobile-friendly + virtual interview options
    • Fontanelle is a quaint town in southwest Iowa and just one hour from the thriving shopping, entertainment and sports scene in Des Moines - Iowa's largest city.
    Job Responsibilities
    • This position provides care and services in a safe and efficient manner, and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards, procedures and individualized resident care plans.
    • Formulates and works within annual budget; recruits, hires, and staffs work area at appropriate levels by utilizing scheduling system accurately.
    • Participates in state and/or federal nursing home survey process; writes any resultant plan of correction (POC) and ensures it is carried out. Participates in the QA/CQI process.
    • Responsible to lead the management and monitoring/auditing of the EMR in the location; to include training, documentation, reports/dashboards and retrieval management and monitoring/auditing.
    • Promotes cooperative working relationships within and between departments.
    • Performs/ assigns completion of pre-admission assessment on a timely basis; assures a comprehensive nursing assessment of all residents is completed and interventions for plan of care are formulated to address needs on admission and on an ongoing basis according to state and federal regulations, location procedures or other guidelines.
    • Assures residents are offered choices in their care and other decisions. Assures residents are free of neglect or abuse.
    • Immediately reports any concerns related to resident rights and resident abuse or neglect in accordance with Society policy and procedure.
    • Maintains thorough and accurate records for each resident.
    • Ensures staff is appropriately trained and adequately utilizing the scheduling system.
    • Explains procedures to residents before and during interactions; interacts with residents and maintains resident-centered conversations when residents are present.
    • Reports / assures appropriate action on any physical or emotional problems/concerns from observation or residents' report (onset of shortness of breath, increased agitation, new behaviors, pain, etc.).
    • Assures families are notified of resident condition changes, etc. Ensures adherence to antibiotic stewardship plan.
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job.
    • Supervisory experience is preferred.
    • Registered nurse licensure for state of practice is required.
    • Ability to communicate and comprehend.
    • Knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.
    The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visithttps//

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit https//


    Req ID: req41325

    Posting ID: 559423217Posted: 2020-06-10