Director of Nursing - Registered Nurse - Covington, Louisiana -

Permanent Nursing Job in
Covington , Louisiana, 70435

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Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Implements nursing policies and procedures that conform to current standards of nursing practice, facility philosophy, and operational policies while maintaining compliance with state and federal laws and regulations
• Communicates and interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff, and monitors staff practices and implementation
• Reviews report daily to monitor and ensure timely, effective responses to significant changes in condition, transfers, discharges, unexplained injuries, falls, behavioral episodes, and medication errors
• Ensures delivery of compassionate quality care and nursing supervision as evidenced by adequate services and staff coverage
• Participates in daily or weekly management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes, personnel, or resident complaints or concerns
• Evaluates the work performance of nursing personnel, and implements discipline according to operational policies
• Exercises overall supervision of resident assessments and care plans
• Collaborates with physicians, consultants, and IDT staff, to improve the quality of services and to resolve identified problems
• Establishes, implements, and monitors the infection control program designed to provide a safe, sanitary, and comfortable environment designed to prevent the devilment and transmission of disease and infection
• Helps prepare staff for inspection surveys, instructing staff on matters of conduct and disclosure, being interviewed by inspectors, immediate corrections of problems noted by surveyors, etc.
• Participates in the preparation of the Plan of Correction response to an inspection survey, and implements any follow-up QA required for any nursing allegations
• Communicates directly with residents, families, medical staff, nursing staff, interdisciplinary team members, and department heads to coordinate care and services, promote participation ISP care plans, and maintain a high quality of care and life for residents
• Promotes customer service and hospitality and responds to and adequately resolves complaints or concerns from residents or families about nursing services•

Job Requirements

Must possess a current Louisiana license as a Registered Nurse and have graduated from an accredited school of nursing. Two years of professional nursing experience in the ICF/IDD care setting is preferred, and a minimum of three years’ experience in nursing administration or a comparable management position. Must possess and demonstrate a high degree of leadership, organizational ability, and communication skills. Knowledge of ICF/IDD or long-term care management, policies, budgeting, personnel management, and census development is preferred. Current CPR certification is required. Must be available on an “on-call” basis.


Covington, Louisiana , 70435

Employment Type



To be Determined on Experience


Alexander Milne Developmental Services

Date Posted

May 11th, 2021

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