Work Details: Full Time
We are looking for a passionate Traveling Director of Nursing - RN (DON) to join our team! Traveling Director of Nursing to serve as a Director of Nursing in various locations as the need arises. During periods when not serving as the Director of Nursing (DON), this role will provide education and support to facilities who may need additional training or support. This position requires overnight travel to the various locations in Indiana and Ohio.Unique Benefits of a Traveling Director of Nursing - RN (DON) at Kingston:
-Independently owned and financially stable since 1989
-401k with company match
-Scheduled wage increases and annual merit increases with no ceiling cap
-Best in class staffing ratios and care standards
-PTO with rollover and paid holidays
-Affordable medical, dental and vision plans for you and your family
-Company paid life insurance
-Employee Assistance program (EAP)
-Modern facility and uplifting work environment
-Exceptional training and advancement opportunities within and beyond current role
Primary purpose of the Traveling Director of Nursing position:
Plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of our Nursing Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, ensure that the highest degree of quality of care is maintained at all times.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops and implements the facility s clinical program; Collaborates with the facility s interdisciplinary team to maintain restorative care standards; Ensures the nursing program complies with applicable state and federal law. Maintains knowledge base of current standards of nursing practices, implements nursing policies, procedures, and programs. Supports the admissions process by meeting with new residents and families; Participates in assessments, care plan development, and discharge planning. Assists with staff recruitment. Completes clinical team's performance reviews. Guides and educates clinical teams about their performance. Supervise and ensure all infection control precautions are maintained. Adheres to the department budget to promote appropriate utilization of resources. Adjusts the staffing hours based on acuity, census, care plans and establishes staffing patterns. Directs the hiring, evaluation, counseling, and termination of nursing department associates while following human resources standards and affirmative action laws. Ensures that clinical staff development programs are in place to meet regulatory, clinical and staff needs. Fosters a culture of quality assurance performance improvement (QAPI). Responsible for resident and family satisfaction, staff engagement, safety, and risk management as well as clinical quality measures. Responsible to manage a survey, conduct investigations and fill all reports as required.
* CPR Basic or Advanced Life Support
* RN- Licensed Registered Nurse in State of Indiana and Ohio
* At least two years DON supervisory experience required
Kingston has created an environment of caring like no one else. Come and see why the industry's best caregivers choose to grow with us. Kingston is locally based in Toledo, Ohio, we have 14 locations across the country. Kingston is a growing, dependable, financially stable, and privately held company. We specialize in Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, and Memory Care for our local communities.
Stop into our beautiful community and see why Kingston is consistently recognized as a premier workplace for healthcare professionals