Director of Nursing

SoHum Health

Posted: Jan. 10, 2022

Full Time Position. The Director of Nursing (DON) plans, develops, and directs the overall operation of our Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) in accordance with federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern the facility, to ensure the highest degree of quality care is always maintained. This position is responsible and accountable for all patient care activities, unit operations and staff, fiscal management and monitoring to assure continuous quality improvement of services delivered. The Director of Nursing (DON) maintains current clinical skills and has the competency to support the delivery of care. This role is responsible for customer service excellence and will provide input into strategic planning and budget development.

The DON employs intellectual, interpersonal and technical skills to assist nursing staff in their task of helping patients of various ages achieve their maximum health potential. The Director of Nursing serves as a role model to all other staff nurses, as they mentor, educate, and coach staff. The DON reports to the Chief Nursing Officer.

This position is principally Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM; with 24/7 oversight responsibility and accountability. Current California RN license required. Long-term care experience and at least three (3) years managerial/leadership experience required. Current BLS/CPR and ACLS required.

SoHum Health operates Jerold Phelps Community Hospital, Southern Humboldt Community Clinic, Southern Humboldt Family Resource Center, and Garberville Pharmacy. SoHum Health pays competitive wages and offers an exceptional benefits package that includes CalPERS health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, 5% retirement match, and an employee discount for health services offered at SoHum Health. SoHum Health also offers a student loan repayment program. New hires qualify for benefits on their 1st day of employment!

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