The primary purpose of this position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the Nursing and Life Enrichment functions of the Memory Care Unit in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be directed by the Executive Director to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.
Essential Job Functions Duties and Responsibilities
Safety and Sanitation
Budget and Planning Functions
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions, and accept constructive criticism. Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public. Must be able to work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and potentially hostile people within the facility. Must be able to speak, write and understand English in a manner that is sufficient for effective communication with supervisors, employees, residents, and families.
Education and Experience
Must have, as a minimum, 1 year of experience in nursing. Prefer two years experience in a home care or assisted living facility.
Must have experience in supervision and principles, practice of teaching, etc. Must possess skills in leadership and communication. Must possess creativity, integrity, and initiative. Must be able to provide critical thinking skills to address clinical issues.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in this state.