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Sanford Health Director, Nursing, Long Term Care (LTC) in Chamberlain, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Chamberlain Medical Center
Location: Chamberlain, SD
Address: 300 S Byron Blvd, Chamberlain, SD 57325, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Administers the nursing program in a long term care facility to maintain standards of resident care. Facilitates the optimization of the geriatric care process to improve the quality and efficiency of service. Responsible for the overall quality of care provided by the organization's nursing personnel. Advises medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing service and strategies. Interprets policies and objectives of nursing service to staff and community groups. Monitors the operations of the nursing staff and ensures compliance with regulations on organizational and governmental standards and practices. Schedules staff and conducts employee performance reviews. Provides nursing care to residents on an as needed basis. Assists in the development and implementation of marketing activities/programs inclusive of community activities, special events and media activities.

Has overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations of long term care facility. Includes quality of resident care, program/care management, environmental safety, budget constraints and responding to identified needs to ensure regulatory compliance. Performs necessary delegation and coordination for clinical, operational and managerial activities to accomplish the objectives of the department. Effectively manages and directs the work of individuals or teams.

Maintains communication and addresses the rapidly changing healthcare environment in which clinical services are delivered across the system. Leads the development and execution of clinical programs, policies, procedures and protocols ensuring system integration and adherence of clinical programs, policies, procedures and protocols ensuring system integration and adherence. Monitors operations of nursing staff and ensures compliance with regulations on organizational and governmental standards and practices.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in nursing required.

Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).

For Rural Health Network facilities and Good Samaritan Society (GSS) locations only, employees who do not possess a Bachelor’s degree, leadership may consider an educational plan with proven continuous action toward achieving a Bachelor’s degree within five years of hire into position. Additionally for Rural Health Network facilities Good Samaritan Society (GSS) locations, for current employees, leadership may have considered acceptable qualifications and work experience equivalency based on facility size, rural market, and business need, prior to new Sanford education requirements.

Five years nursing experience required. Housing with Services, housing and urban development (HUD), and/or assisted living experience also helpful. Thorough knowledge of the nursing practice act and standards of nursing care, and a working knowledge of administrative and management techniques.

Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring

and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains

required department specific competencies and certifications.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-36857
Featured: No

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