Director of Nursing
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 7/23/2020

Job Description

Volunteers of America is looking for a Director of Nursing join its team.  The role of the DON is to assess, plan, implement and coordinate the clinical care program to ensure the highest quality of care is maintained at all times. 

If you are an experienced ADON, RN /Nurse Manager interested in a “step up” or an established DON, we have a fantastic opportunity for you!  We are an organization that is committed to leadership development.

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Partner with the Executive Director and IDT members
  • Instructs staff on various federal, state and facility’s regulations, policies and procedures; monitors compliance.
  • Accepts responsibility for the facility in the absence of the Campus Executive Director.
  • Schedules, directs and records regular department meetings.
  • Participates in the preparation of the operating and capital budget for the Nursing Department.
  • Monitors department expenditures to budget.
  • Oversees and directs day-to-day functions of the nursing staff
  • Review resident care plans
  • Serve on various quality control committees
  • Staff development
  • Resolve resident and family concerns

Work where you feel at home.
The warm and caring atmosphere of our communities is created by nurses, environmental specialists, certified nursing assistants and other team members who love to help older adults feel healthy and at home.

At Volunteers of America, we’re also dedicated to creating thoughtful, caring and flexible work environments for our team members. When you begin a career with us, expect the support you need to succeed in your role, respect for your individuality and beliefs, and opportunities for personal and professional development.

When you join our team of exceptional professionals, we’ll trust you to do your best each day, and to show compassion and caring for our residents and your fellow team members. In return, you’ll be rewarded with a generous array of industry-leading benefits and workplace considerations.

Special Features

  • Top benefit packages
  • Growth and advancement opportunities
  • Flexible schedules
  • Pay in lieu of benefits options
  • Loan reimbursement (MN skilled care centers)
  • Career scholarships
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs
  • Employee discount program

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Registered Nurse with minimum of two (2) years experience in nursing supervisory or nursing management in a long-term care setting or equivalent.
  2. Demonstrates knowledge of long-term care, gerontology, rehabilitative, and medical-surgical nursing care, Antibiotic Stewardship, Infection Prevention and Infection Control.
  3. Demonstrates knowledge of long-term care, gerontology, rehabilitative, and medical-surgical nursing care, Antibiotic Stewardship, Infection Prevention and Infection Control.
  4. Knowledge of State and Federal regulatory requirements for long-term care.
  5. Understanding of current Infection Prevention and Control and OSHA guidelines.
  6. Knowledge of QAA/QAPI theory and process.

 EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

Job Snapshot

About Us

Volunteers of America

At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 employees and more than 55,000 volunteers with a shared vision of a world where all people live in safety with social, emotional and physical well-being, spiritual fulfillment, justice and hope.

The national office is located in Alexandria, Va., part of the greater Washington, DC area. The headquarters includes executive staff and major office departments that have national responsibilities and provide support to local offices and Volunteers of America housing and senior living and care communities: communications, fundraising; public policy, finance, chartering, housing, volunteer services, program services and other operations.

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