Director of Nursing DON

Director of Nursing DON

Date Posted: July 21, 2020
Department: Extended Care
Status: Full-Time
Hours: Hours may vary
Shift: 1st Shift

It is the mission of Graham Health System to provide compassionate, quality health services, in a responsible and charitable manner, to the people and communities we serve. We are the community’s choice for exceptional healthcare experience. Graham Health System is seeking a great applicant to join our team. Graham Health System offers a great team atmosphere with multiple benefits.

The Director of Nursing ECF DON is accountable for: the direction/maintenance of patient/resident care in the Extended Care setting. The DON ensures continuity of care of the patient/resident on the units by providing direct care as well as supervising the care given by staff members. The DON will assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the nursing care of patients/residents on the units. The DON consults with staff, physicians, and administration on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient/resident needs are met. Reports directly to the Administrator of ECF with dual accountability to the Vice President of Nursing/CNE for Nursing.

Graduate of an accredited Baccalaureate program preferred. Nursing Home Administrator License, preferred. 3 years of experience in Long-term care. Valid Illinois Nursing License required. BLS certified through AHA required.