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Company: American Health Communities (AHC)
Location: Waverly, TN
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

About American Health Communities (AHC)  

American Health Communities, a division of Franklin, Tennessee-based American Health Partners Inc. operates 29 senior living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers in Tennessee and Alabama. AHC specializes in caring for seniors by providing a full range of short-term and long-term healthcare in a home-like environment. For more information, visit AHCseniorcare.com.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Director of Nursing (RN) will manage the nursing department and administer the nursing programs in compliance with state and federal regulations as well as company policy and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  To perform this job, an individual must perform essential functions satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation; including, but not limited to: 

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate and direct the Nursing Services Department, as well as related programs and activities including, but not limited to:
    • Infection Control practices, Utilization review and Triple check, Upkeep of all QA logs, PAE and PASSR log
  • Perform emergency procedures such as Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Arrange for and oversee the admission, transfer and discharge of residents
  • Determine the staffing needs of the Nursing Services Department, assist with the recruitment and hiring of staff
  • Participate in various committees of the facility; such as care plans, infection control, pharmaceutical, budget, quality assessment and assurance, compliance committee, QAPI, etc., and those assigned by the Administrator
  • Prepare or assist in the preparation and implementation of the Nursing Services Department budget and submit recommendations

Required Work Experience: 

  • Preferred Three (3) years' experience in supervision of others in a hospital, long term care facility, or other health care institution
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience implementing total patient care and care planning
  • Minimum of six (6) months experience in a management position in a nursing department

Licensing/Certification/Education Requirements:  

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred; Registered Nursing (RN) Degree required
  • Registered Nursing (RN) License

Other Requirements: 

  • Position may require unscheduled overtime, weekend, and after-hours work
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours
  • Travel required

Physical Requirements:

  • Job will require frequent lifting of objects up to 40 pounds

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • Supervises support staff including scheduling and assigning work, reviewing performance, recommending salary increases, promotions or discharges

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Our Organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. The Organization will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made.



Qualifications

Education
Required
  • Nursing: Associates degree or better

Preferred
  • Nursing: Bachelors degree or better

Licenses & Certifications
Required
  • Registered Nurse



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