Director of Nursing (DON)
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111 W Michigan ST
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Director of Nursing / Nursing Director - Healthcare
This float position will work within the nursing centers located in
in interim clinical roles as directed by the Area Director of Clinical Operations. This opportunity will travel about 80% of the time. This is a great opportunity for a Director of Nursing to take the next step in their career.
Founded in 1968, Extendicare is one of North America’s largest long-term care providers with 267 senior care centers and capacity for approximately 30,000 residents. Extendicare has developed a reputation for providing quality, clinically based services. The hallmarks of Extendicare’s philosophy are dignity and respect, which guide its interactions with residents and their families, as well as with staff and business partners.
Our facilities offer a full continuum of services and care focused around each individual in today’s ever-changing healthcare environment. Extendicare’s goal is to be the provider of choice in every community where it operates.
Extendicare and its nearly 40,000 employees are proud to be the leading provider of long-term skilled nursing care and short-term rehabilitation solutions.
As the Director of Nursing, you will ensure residents receive the best-in-class nursing care as you oversee the management of all nursing services, including the registered nurse staff and the certified nursing assistant team. In addition, you will use your healthcare-management experience to effectively plan, lead and organize the nursing staff in
accordance with current federal, state and Extendicare standards, guidelines and regulations. I
f you have the vision and desire to improve today’s ever-changing healthcare environment, continue your career with Extendicare!
Schedule and assign the staff of nurses
RN’s) as needed to ensure delivery of prescribed resident healthcare
Responsible for recruitment, training, supervision and employee evaluations of nursing staff
Review resident charts and nursing care with department heads, physicians and other facility staff
Manage nursing budget within company guidelines
Confirm nursing department compliance with federal, state and local regulations
Complete required reports and documentation on the patient, facility and corporate levels
Communicate with residents and family members while making daily rounds
Ensure proper documentation of information in resident records
Triage as necessary and monitor wound care
As the Director of Nursing, we will give you the tools you need to succeed. In addition to being a healthcare nursing professional, you will have a passion for long-term resident care and the following:
Registered Nurse license
Experience proactively prioritizing and managing nursing services
Ability to communicate confidently, clearly, concisely and professionally in English, both verbally and in writing
Comfortable rapport while interfacing with residents, families and facility staff
Ability to provide constructive criticism to nursing staff and to identify opportunities for
Capability of working a flexible schedule with occasional overnight travel
Long-term care experience is preferred
3-5 years as a Director of Nursing,
Assistant Director of Nursing, Nursing Manager or Unit Manager is preferred
In addition to providing our employees with the tools necessary for development and success, we offer an attractive compensation and industry leading benefits package.
and matching contributions
Medical, dental and vision insurance
STD/LTD and life insurance
Paid time off – personal, sick, vacation and holiday
Employee-assistance program – employees and dependents
– Extendicare regularly promotes from within. Our employees regularly transfer facilities and grow into regional and corporate positions.
Support and Resources
– Assistance and support is always available from the regional and corporate level to ensure your success.
– We invest in you! Training and continuing education are encouraged to promote skill development.
Great people are our greatest strength!
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