Director of Nursing
The Director of Nursing Services (RN) is responsible for the overall day to day health and wellness management of the participants attending the adult day health and wellness center. This would include overall compliance oversight of all aspects of medical paperwork, medication management, daily and monthly wellness visits, and documentation, coordination of care with participant responsible party, various health professionals (physician, therapy services, hospice, etc.), annual physicals and health assessments, and general monitoring of the health status of the participants. The Director of Nursing also works closely with the Care Management Team of the Center to ensure that participants’ health and wellness needs are being met through the programs and care given at the Center. In addition, the Director of Nursing will also assist participants with all activities of daily living (exercise, eating, ambulating, toileting and transfers).
The Director of Nursing also plays a vital role in the education and training of IMCC staff in aspects such as Direct Care Staff Training, infection control, non-pharmacological interventions, proper body mechanics, etc. Finally, as a community based care model, the Director of Nursing will also work collectively with the Director of Education and Support Services to assist in providing trainings in the community as well as providing care consultations to the families, caregivers, and the community at large. This position reports directly to the Program Director.
Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing institution and be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN). Current Commonwealth of Virginia Nursing License is mandatory. Staff who works with participants shall receive at least 24 hours of training no later than three weeks after starting employment.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in:
- long-term care (residential, adult day services, community based care)
- dementia care
- nursing oversight/management
Additional skills include:
- effective communication skills
- proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- must have experience in Electronic Medical Records (EMR) platform
- must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner
- an understanding of the Commonwealth of Virginia's Department of Social Services Regulations on Adult Day Health Care Services is preferred
How to Apply
If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in applying for this opportunity, please send cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to: Joel Bednoski, Executive Director.