Plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Wellness Department in accordance with current federal and state guidelines and regulations to assure compliance.This position provides residents assessments and staff management including training and evaluating nursing services to improve utilization of staff time and their abilities to provide quality care to the residents.
- Develops methods for coordination of nursing services with other resident services to ensure the continuity of the resident's total regimen of care.
- Functions as a role model in care delivery and provide high level of current, research based, clinical expertise and advanced clinical decision.
Education/Training:Must possess a RN nursing degree from an accredited college or school of nursing. Current state unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse required.
Experience: Three to five years management experience preferred.Previous experience in a hospital, skilled nursing care community or other related medical facility is required.
Moves intermittently during working hours and subject to frequent interruptions.May be subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, personnel and visitors and must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
Physical and Sensory Requirements (with or without the aid of mechanical devices)
Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity and ability to work effectively with residents, personnel and support agencies. Position requires proficient reading, writing, grammar and mathematics skills; interpersonal and communication skills; knowledge of drug interactions, side effects, and incompatibilities, decision-making skills; minimal typing skills; auditory and visual skills, and the ability to sit, stand, lift, bend, reach, and push and pull a minimum of 50 pounds.