The Director of Nursing (DNS) is responsible for planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of the Nursing Department in accordance with current state, federal and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern the facility. The DNS is directed by the Administrator and/or Medical Director, to ensure the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. As delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out duties as assigned, the DNS will carry out resident care policies as established by The Osborn in the absence of the Medical Director.
Minimum BSN from an accredited college or university
Must have, as a minimum, 5 years of experience as a supervisor/manager in a hospital, long term care facility, or other related health care facility
Must possess current, valid NYS RN License.
Must be CPR Certified.
Must demonstrate knowledge of exemplary customer service skills
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as regulations and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Must have demonstrated leadership, supervision, and managerial skills
High degree of personal integrity and confidentiality
Must be willing and able to work as a part of a management group that is willing to do whatever is required and work cooperatively to accomplish our mission
Must sincerely respect the aged and be informed of issues related to ageism
Ability to interact effectively with staff at all levels
Internal Number: 2
About The Osborn
The Osborn Retirement Community is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable organization founded in 1908. The Osborn provides a continuum of care. Residents live in a variety of settings from Sterling Park Independent Living apartments and garden homes, to Assisted Living apartments, The H.O.P.E. Center for Memory Care, and the Pavilion skilled nursing facility for long-term care or for short-term and outpatient rehabilitation. Osborn Home Care is The Osborn's own New York State licensed home care services agency and Connecticut licensed homemaker companion agency, CT license HCA.0000933.