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Director of NursingEscondido, California

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Job # 455813 Date posted 01/18/2023

Description

Palomar Health Rehabilitation Institute - San Diego, CA

Acting as the Chief Nursing Officer

Palomar Health Rehabilitation Institute is a state-of-the-art, 52-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced the debilitating effects of a severe injury or illness.
Opened in 2021, the hospital is a Joint Venture between Palomar Health and Lifepoint Rehabilitation (formerly Kindred).

Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Palomar Health Rehabilitation Institute strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs.

JOB SUMMARY:

Directs and coordinates functions and activities of nursing department and assigned clinical operation departments.  Consults with and advises Chief Executive Officer on the general operation of the hospital. Develops nursing and clinical department’s goals, objectives, and standards of performance, policies and procedures. Organizes nursing and clinical departments according to administrative and nursing service guidelines; ensures compliance with legal, organizational, and medical staff standards. Has authority and responsibility for establishing, directing, and implementing the Standards of Nursing Practice and the clinical operations and financial matters related to all nursing and clinical care areas and functions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Job Specific:

  • Provides professional working conditions for employees.
  • Ensures the nursing department staff performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Assists with development of the budget for the nursing department in collaboration with the CEO and Controller. Manages costs associated with personnel, equipment and supplies.
  • Responsible for staffing plans, management of nursing hours per patient day, and quality of work of nursing staff.
  • Assures compliance with nursing scope of practice and HIPAA.
  • Enforces compliance of the nursing department with education/in-service requirements/orientation and competencies.
  • Leads monthly staff meetings and communicates information to/from management and leadership.
  • Promotes rehabilitation nursing philosophy and practice; encourages staff development, including acquisition of CRRN for qualified registered nurses.
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications

  • Masters degree preferred and/or BSN with plan to complete a master’s degree program in healthcare administration, business administration, or clinical specialty
  • Current unrestricted Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current CRRN or obtained within 2 years preferred
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in healthcare administration/management with a minimum of two years’ experience at a senior nursing management level
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in hospital management in an inpatient, acute care environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • The range for this position will be $120,000-$157,000 per year. We would expect those hired into this job would be paid within this pay range, however, certain circumstances may allow us to pay outside of this range.
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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate caregivers and team members are proud to lead the way. If you are interested in joining our team, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care and outstanding service in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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