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Regional Nurse Consultant

Regional Director of Nursing

Centers Health Care is looking to hire a full time Regional Director of Nursing/Nurse Consultant to routinely consult with assigned facilities throughout New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island. The ideal candidate will have at least five years prior experience as a Director of Nursing/Regional Nurse Consultant and/or Regional Director of Nursing in a long term care environment.

Summary:

The Regional Director of Nursing routinely consults with assigned facilities in regards to (but not limited to): resident care, State & Federal surveys, regulatory compliance, MDS reimbursement and clinical services They will be responsible for driving clinical outcomes, implementing CHC’s clinical policies/procedures and ensuring compliance with State/Federal regulations & standards of care. In addition, the Regional Director of Nursing may be temporarily assigned to function as Interim DON in a local facility on an as needed basis.

 

Five years prior experience as a Regional Director of Nursing in LTC is required.

Position REQUIRES extensive travel.

 

DUTIES:

  • Assess & evaluate clinical services in assigned facilities to identify areas for clinical improvement.
  • Identifies clinical development opportunities & informs CHC & local facility leadership about clinical “best practices.”
  • Completes and submits visit reports & audit results to the Chief Nursing Officer or Director of Clinical Operations.
  • Acts as a regional mentor & coaches DONs for success at local facilities.
  • May need to assist the DON in reviewing candidates for RN Management positions.
  • Schedules facility/regional visits based on facility issues and compliance needs.
  • Schedules regional training / professional development meetings for DONs no less than quarterly.
  • Establishes quarterly/annual performance improvement goals together with local & regional clinical staff.
  • Promotes CHC’s core values/ethics, policies/procedures & standards of practice
  • Ensures compliance with CHC policies/procedures, State/ Federal regulations and current standards of practice.
  • Provides assistance & support throughout the survey process including: preparation for survey, writing a plan of correction & developing an action plan, and monitoring for compliance.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prior exp. as a DON/DNS or Regional Nurse Consultant REQUIRED.
  • Candidate must possess a valid RN license.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in nursing required. 
  • Experience in a Corporate / Regional role preferred.
  • Supervisory experience in healthcare settings.
  • Exceptional interpersonal & leadership skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of State & Federal guidelines.
  • Extensive travel required.

 

ABOUT US:

Centers Health Care is the only fully integrated post-acute continuum of care, offering services to the elderly throughout NY, NJ and RI through its Healthcare facilities & agencies, Dialysis & Urgent Care Centers, a Managed Care Plan and a Durable Medical Equipment Provider. Earning praiseworthy reviews as the leading provider of top quality medical care in rehabilitative treatment and healthcare, Centers Health Care is unwavering in our dedication to excellence in care, and proud of our commitment to diversity and community involvement.

 

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