30 Watertown Street
Lexington, MA 02421

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Hours Full Time
Matthew Sweeney
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Posted Tue, 10/15/2019 - 17:36
Pine Knoll Nursing Center is a family owned and operated 81 bed skilled nursing facility in Lexington Massachusetts. We are currently seeking an experienced Director of Nursing to lead our nursing department. Pine Knoll has a strong supportive work environment with wonderful ties to the community. We offer an excellent wage and benefit package. The ideal candidate should have at least 4 years of effective management experience in a Long Term Care Setting.

Develops, maintains, and implements nursing policies and procedures that reflect current standards of nursing practice, company, and facility philosophy of care and practices while maintaining compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Communicates and interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff. Monitors practices for effective implementation and achievement of results.

Ensures delivery of compassionate quality care evidenced by adequate services and staff coverage on unit, appropriateness of staff, absence of odors, cleanliness, absence of pressure wounds, and apparent maintenance of optimal physical, mental and, psychosocial function.

Demonstrates knowledge of and application of Key Clinical Quality Indicators. Proactively monitors and implements systems to achieve and/or surpass company thresholds.

Gathers and analyzes facts, assesses situations, develops, and implements appropriate actions to investigate, notify appropriate parties, resolve issues, record facts properly, and prevent future reoccurrence. Communicates findings/results to Executive Director.

Oversees and supervises development and delivery of in-service educational programs designed to equip nursing staff with sufficient knowledge and skills to provide nursing, nursing related services, and highest level of compassionate, quality of care to each resident to attain or maintain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.

Collaborates with physicians, consultants, community agencies, and institutions to improve quality of services and to resolve identified problems.

Consults with Executive Director daily about resident status, census, budget, personnel, and other relevant issues.

Qualifications and Skills:

Minimum 4 years management experience in a skilled nursing setting.