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Registered Nurse/Travel/Director of Nursing

Greater Houston area regional medical center is actively seeking (1) skilled Director of Nursing (DON) RNs for 8hr Days, 8:
00am to 5:
00pm starting ASAP!! Contract will last 4 weeks, with possible 4 week extension depending upon need JOB SUMMARYWorks with the Administrator, consultants, and facility staff in planning all aspects of nursing services to include interface with other disciplines and departments to provide quality service to residents in a long term care facility setting.
Qualifications:
Education Required:
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) ExperienceRequired:
1 year management in healthcare setting Preferred:
2+ years management experience in long term care Required:
RN - Licensed by Texas State Board of NursingPreferred:
BSN - Licensed by Texas State Board of NursingACCOUNTABILITIESWorks with the Administrator, consultants, and facility staff in planning all aspects of nursing services to include interface with other disciplines and departments.
Establishes priorities and job assignments; monitors department activities, communicates policies, evaluates performance, provides feedback and assists, coaches, redirects and disciplines as needed.
Maintains records, manages budgets and supplies, and functions as a member of Administration.
Ensures equipment and work areas are clean, safe and orderly, and any hazardous conditions are addressed; ensures BSI, infection control, isolation, fire safety, and sanitation practices and procedures are followed.
Conducts regular rounds and monitors resident activity, assesses residents physical and psychosocial status, and monitors care activities and documentation to ensure the delivery of nursing care according to the physicians orders, care plans, government standards and facility policies; ensures medication administration is as ordered in accordance with nursing standards and facility policies.
Manages admissions, transfers, and discharge of residents; communicates with residents, family members and management regarding resident status.
Monitors employee relations, assists with recruitment, maintains high morale and continually strives to improve staff retention; ensures effective communication, prompt problem resolution, and positive supervisory practices.
Develops, updates, revises and regularly reviews nursing policies and protocols to ensure compliance and minimum standards of care.
Supervises, conducts, and participates in department and facility education activities and staff meetings.
Ensures units are staffed with appropriate number of qualified personnel.
Participates in the assessment and delivery of care when needed.
Investigates and resolves complaints received in a timely and effective manner.
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