Job: DIRECTOR OF NURSING

Title DIRECTOR OF NURSING
Categories Mt. St. Francis Nursing Center
Location NW Colorado Springs 80919
Job Information

Position Overview: Oversees nursing program in nursing home to maintain standards of resident care. Advises medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing services.  Responsible for the overall operation of nursing services within the facility.  

Key Duties & Responsibilities 

People: Supervises the entire Nursing Department, interviews, hires, and terminates personnel, ensures nursing care is at optimal standard, ensures all personnel are involved in providing care and care plans, and performs nursing staff evaluations.

Quality: Reviews and revises nursing policies, coordinates care with other departments, works as a liaison with physicians, and promotes working relationships with community agencies and with other departments.

Operational Excellence: Must maintain Colorado RN License, be knowledgeable of Federal and State regulations, and ensure compliance of regulations for long term care. The DON will develop and revise Nursing Department philosophy, design staffing patterns to provide maximum nursing care, and manage and assist in preparation of departmental budget.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university; valid RN license, at least two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Schedule: Approximately 40 hours per week. 

Benefits: We offer comprehensive benefits, competitive wages, excellent insurance plans (medical, dental, short/long term disability and life insurance), Paid Time Off (PTO), Personal Time, Sick Leave, and 401(k) with up to 4% employer match.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

Sisters of St. Francis is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations.  

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