Assistant Director of Nursing Full TimeLas Vegas, Nevada
What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our clinicians answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.
Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.
As our most acute level of care, Kindred’s transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.
As the Assistant Director of Nursing you will:
The Assistant Director of Nursing is responsible to assist the Director of Nursing in the oversight of the daily clinical and administrative operations of the nursing department to assure that each resident receives the necessary care and services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well being, in accordance with their comprehensive plan of care. Assists in the assurance that the nursing department’s philosophy and objectives incorporate evidence-based practice in providing high quality care and quality of life to each resident. Serves as an advocate for the residents and staff under his/her direction. Assists with fostering high standards of resident care through the provision and promotion of diligent orientation and continuing education efforts, adequate levels of nursing personnel, properly prepared nursing supervisors and managers, and current policies and procedures.
- Graduate of accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.
- Valid RN license in the state employed.
- Valid CPR certification
- Seven years experience in nursing, two years of which was supervisory in a long-term care environment.
- At least one year of experience in gerontological nursing/long-term care nursing preferred.
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