Job Description

Job Title: Director of Nursing -- Heritage Place
Job ID: 699603
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Nursing Administ
Location: 5701 Phillips Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15217

Description

Heritage Place is hiring a Full Time Director of Nursing for its facility.  Heritage Place offers a calm atmosphere and confident staff greet patients as they begin their stay at this skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility.

At Heritage Place, you will find a professional team of certified nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nursing assistants work cooperatively to enhance quality of life and return residents to their highest level of independent functioning. Caring, dedicated staff provide comprehensive skilled nursing and rehabilitation services that address the physical, psychological, and social needs of each resident.

If you are looking for the next leadership position in your career, apply today!


Purpose:

Plans, develops, organizes and coordinates the Nursing, Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Program, Infection Control and Restorative Nursing Programs; and ensures compliance of each in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and internal established policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:
  • Accepts responsibility and accountability for the provision of resident care, serving as a leader and role model and promoting resident-centered, quality care.
  • Acts on behalf of Administrator in his/her absence.
  • Addresses personnel and organization issues promptly, reporting relevant concerns timely to administrator and others as required by policy and regulations.
  • Assists with developing and implementing appropriate plans of action to correct identified deficiencies and provides information required to the State Department of Health and other regulatory bodies.
  • Demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of current federal, state and local regulations and internal policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency practices, plans, and procedures.
  • Evaluates staffing levels to ensure appropriate resources are utilized and staffing needs are met;
  • Participates and/or leads initiatives and committees within facility and system-wide as directed.
  • Participates in conducting periodic mock inspections and sharing practices.
  • Participates in continuing education to ensure competence and awareness of changes in regulations.
  • Plans, develops, organizes, coordinates and oversees the delivery of quality resident care in compliance with applicable federal, state and local standards, nursing practice guidelines and regulations.
  • Promotes compliance with all policies and regulations.
  • Promotes recruitment and retention of staff, actively engaging staff, promoting teamwork, and performing necessary personnel functions accurately and timely. Maintains confidentiality in regards to resident and employee information and records.
  • Represents the facility and organization in a professional manner, demonstrating the UPMC values and communicating in a clear and concise manner.
  • Serves as chairperson for the facility quality assurance improvement program; monitoring outcomes in order to identify trends and opportunity for improvement, and facilitating appropriate changes in practices to address any deficiencies. Completes reports as required in accordance with policies and local, state, national regulations.

Qualifications

Minimum 5 years of nursing experience required, 2 of which should be in LTC setting 

2 years of progressive leadership experience required (e.g. Nursing Supervisor, Nursing Unit Manager) 

Bachelors degree in Nursing either at time of hire/transfer, or must be enrolled in a program within two year of hire/transfer date and completed within three years of enrollment.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Registered Nurse

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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