Location: Good Samaritan Society Hays
Address: 2700 Canal Blvd, Hays, KS 67601-1702 USA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Easy Application Process - Mobile Device Friendly - Phone Interviews
Our nursing department is filled with caring and compassionate professionals who love their residents and are committed to doing the right thing. Who wouldn't want to be a part of a team like this?Hays Good Samaritan Center is a 70 bed campus that offers short term rehabilitation, long term care, memory care, and Senior Living apartments in a beautiful, updated facility.
This Assistant Director of Nursing position works Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, and is scheduled off most major holidays. The Assistant Director of Nursing serves as the weekend nurse on call every third weekend, supports the nursing floor when needed, and serves as QAPI (quality assurance & process improvement) Coordinator. Responsible for infection control and wound monitoring.
Why work for the Good Samaritan Society?
The Good Samaritan Society is the nation's largest non-profit senior care company. With nearly 100 years of charting new territory, the Society is transforming the aging experience in America. Now, partnered with Sanford Health, we are able to provide care through all stages of life.
Why work for the Hays Good Samaritan Society?
A member of the Hays community since 1976, the Hays Good Samaritan Center is committed to excellence in care, doing the right thing, and being a positive member of the Hays community.A beautiful facility, wonderful staff, and- we're sure- the best residents around, this is your new home away from home.
Why work (or live) in Hays?
In the wonderful city of Hays, you'll find museum exhibits, a variety of local and national restaurants, shops carrying the latest trends, and big box retailers.Hays is a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family.
What You'll Do
Demonstrates/encourages opportunities for carrying out mission. Assists with recruiting, hiring, and staffing work area. Acquires resources and means that promote a quality work environment; ensures quality performance and conformance with regulation and laws. Keeps abreast of and implements new programs or practices. Accepts accountability for activities under direct control; plans and organizes work with and for department. Exercises sound judgment and decision-making. Serves as the primary backup for the Director of Nursing Services position. Performs/ assigns completion of pre-admission assessment on a timely basis; assures a comprehensive nursing assessment of all residents is done 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 plan of care and interventions are evaluated for effectiveness on an ongoing basis and adjusted and updated accordingly. Assures physicians are notified of change in condition; request and orders are processed on a timely basis. Reports / assures timely follow up of signs / symptoms of resident infections. Assists with maintaining thorough and accurate records for each resident. Explains procedures to residents before and during interactions. Responds appropriately to emergencies. Handles linens properly and disposes of linen or supplies in adherence to regulations and guidelines. Follows standard precautions by using personal protective equipment and observes transmission guidelines.
Manages the Continuous Survey Readiness Process (CSRP) by assigning and following up on progress for completion of audits and data reviews; facilitates the creation and completion of action plans for deficient areas. Assigns quality rounds and focus audits tasks and follows up on progress for completion. Reviews the data and facilitates the creation and execution of action plans for deficient areas. Facilitates the QAPI Committee, ensures that QAPI addresses all systems of care and management practices, including clinical care, quality of life, resident autonomy and choice and safety. Appropriately initiates Performance Improvement Projects (PIPs), following the Society's Model for Improvement process. Ensures the annual QAPI assessment is completed and coordinates the formulation of the annual QAPI plan. Reviews and analyzes data from a variety of sources, including but not limited to CSRP and other audits, Dashboard, PCC and CareWatch; creates action plans to address identified issues. Provides training on PIP, Continuous Survey Readiness and other QAPI endeavors. Communicates progress of QAPI work via meeting minutes.
Directs and follows center/campus infection control procedures; collects, studies information related to infectious processes; acts as a resource for infection control questions for all staff and family. Documents infection control activities including meeting minutes. Responds promptly to resident call lights. Receives and shares information regarding infections. Observes and reports residents' conditions to appropriate staff.
This position will be held accountable for complying with all related laws, regulations, company policies and procedures pertaining to his or her position and for fulfilling his or her obligations under the Society's Corporate Compliance Program.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
What You'll Need
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.
Knowledge of basic nursing skills; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.
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-
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include
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Division: NURSING SERVICES
Req ID: req45801
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