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#17963 - Director of Nursing (NASHVILLE, Tennessee)

Director of Nursing Opportunity  

Are you a passionate Director of Nursing (DON) and want to join a leadership team that operates with integrity and collaboration?  Would you like to join an organization that has 5-star quality metrics, excellent staffing and tenure, and promotes a work life balance?  If so, Blakeford at Green Hills is seeking a strong clinical leader to join their premier CCRC outside of Nashville, TN.  This DON will oversee their recently updated 83 bed skilled nursing facility, as well as their 65-bed assisted living which will be undergoing an exciting AL/memory care renovation soon.  

Located in Nashville, Blakeford at Green Hills is the only CARF-CCAC accredited long term care facility in middle Tennessee.  They provide excellent clinical care in a person-centered care environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organization that offers strong support, and rewards their team members with a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, retirement plan, smaller patient loads, and a team-oriented working environment.

About Blakeford:
Over the past 20 years, Blakeford has established itself as the premier provider of solutions for seniors in Nashville and the Middle Tennessee region. From its beginnings as a single-site, continuing care retirement community, Blakeford has evolved into the innovative leader in long-term care for the area. Along with our CARF-CCAC accredited lifestyle and health services community, Blakeford at Green Hills, the organization also includes our CARF-CCAC accredited home and community services provider, Blakeford At Home, as well as our “continuing-care-without-walls” offering, LiveWell By Blakeford. Under the auspices of a visionary board of directors, teamed with a long-tenured executive leadership team, Blakeford is poised to continue to expand its mission of serving seniors and their loved ones by fulfilling our Service Vision of “Exemplary Service…Every Time!”.  Based upon a core value of Integrity, Blakeford strives to adhere to the following values: Community, Compassion, Respect, Consistency, Innovation, and Empowerment.

About the Opportunity:
The Director of Nursing oversees all aspects of patient care and medical services for the residents of the Nursing Home and Assisted Living, while ensuring compliance with all federal and state regulatory agencies.

Position Summary:

  • Demonstrates Appropriate Knowledge and Skills Necessary to Plan, Coordinate, Organize, and Supervise the Department of Nursing Services.
  •  Interacts with co-workers, physicians, residents and all other customers in a manner which encourages harmonious working relationships, enhances the image and reputation of the facility and promotes positive customer relations.
  • Supports the facility’s mission statement by dependability in attendance, punctuality, maintaining confidentiality, the timely completion of assignments, and attention to principles of professional ethics and quality service.
  • Has a commitment to professional and personal growth through development of skills and knowledge, as well as improvement in the facility’s performance.
  • Ensures the rights, dignity and confidentiality of all residents is maintained.
  • Ensures care and documentation is appropriate, accurate and accepted within standards of care.
  • Participates in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI) Activities I.e. meetings, action planning, data collecting, program evaluation, PI Projects, and peer review.
  • Demonstrates Knowledge and Skills to Interpret and Communicate State and Federal Regulations
  • Demonstrates adequate knowledge and skills to function as a leader and/or Director
  • Supervises/manages/directs the selection, development, appraisal and work performance of the nursing staff.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Administrator.

Qualification Summary:

- Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year college and six months to one year related experience.

- RN licensure by state of Tennessee

- The ideal candidate will 3-5 years experience in long term care as a DON or experienced ADON.

- Previous management/staffing experience required. PS & MDS experience a plus.

- Must have strong leadership and communication skills.

We welcome your confidential expressions of personal interest and nominations of qualified colleagues. Inquiries and questions regarding this search may be directed to Rachel Grisak at rgrisak@leaderstat.com or 740-602-8145.

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