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#10006 - Director of Nursing (DON/DNS) (Grand Rapids , Michigan)

Director of Nursing (DON/DNS) opportunity in Grand Rapids, Michigan

We are a faith-based provider of long term care and senior living dedicated to providing high quality care in a supportive environment for the staff, residents and families. We are looking for an experienced Director of Nursing (DON/DNS) to lead our clinical team at our beautiful, state of the art skilled nursing and retirement campus in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. This Director of Nursing (DON) position is an excellent opportunity to become part of a highly regarded organization with local regional and corporate support. 

Director of Nursing (DON/DNS) Responsibilities include:

  • Assures a nursing organizational structure exists that supports clinical and administrative standards and goals, and enables the facility to fulfill its mission
  • Creates systems, processes, and programs to achieve the mission, goals and strategic plan for the nursing organization
  • Fosters an effective nursing management team focusing on retention
  • Is knowledgeable of all applicable regulations governing long term care
  • Determines the qualifications and numbers of staff needed to meet the needs of the residents and to achieve the objectives of the facility, and implements the staffing plan accordingly
  • Implements and evaluates a system for identifying the resource needs of residents
  • Assures work schedules are developed for nursing services personnel to provide adequate 24 hour coverage that meets residents' nursing care needs

Director of Nursing (DON/DNS) Qualifications include:

  • 3 years of experience in clinical management as a Director of Nursing (DON/DNS) in skilled/long term care or post-acute care.
  • Active Michigan Registered Nurse (RN) License in good standing
  • Full knowledge of state and federal healthcare rules and regulations
  • History of successful department of health surveys
  • Proven ability to build a quality team and implement retention strategies
  • Ability to implement new policies, procedures, and programs related to acuity of residents
  • Possess effective communication and problem solving skills
  • Strong computer literacy and competency skills 


Our employees enjoy a full benefits package to include:

  • Medical plan with HSA, dental and vision plan
  • Life Insurance and Group Legal Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $4000 for a clinical degree
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • 4 weeks of PTO upon hire, with 7 paid holidays
  • Retirement plan with a company match

To apply, please send resume to Audra Dixon at adixon@leaderstat.com 

LeaderStat is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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