Five Star Senior Living Inc. Director Of Nursing in Lakewood, Colorado

Location InformationStreet Address: 1599 Ingalls Street, Lakewood, CO 80214-1505Cedars Healthcare Center is a beautiful community in Lakewood, CO, withmore than 130 units offering skilled nursing care. Key ResponsibilitiesAt this time, we are seeking a Director of Nursing to join our team!Responsibilities:Overall direction, coordination and evaluation of nursing care and servicesprovided to the residentsPlans, coordinates and manages the nursing DepartmentEnsures that nursing interventions meet the personal, physical and cognitiveneeds of each resident as well as maximize his/her self-care capacities,identity, independence, choice and opportunity for social interaction.Supports and practices the philosophy, objectives and standards of theDepartment of Nursing and participates in the revision of these as necessaryto ensure quality care to all residents.Coordinates interdisciplinary resident care management efforts.Ensures effective and efficient organization and staffing of the nursingdepartment.QualificationsKnowledge of general nursing theory and practice that includes a basicknowledge in Geriatric Nursing.Familiarity with State and Federal RegulationsMust be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.BSN degree highly desired.3 years experience in Geriatric Nursing, including management responsibilitiesMust possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a RN in the State.Must possess current CPR Certificate.Additional certification in nursing specialty of Geriatrics is desirable.Similar titles:Director of Nursing , DON, DNS - Director of Nurses, Resident CareDirector, Resident Services Director, Director of Clinical Services,Registered Nurse, RN, Clinical Services Director, Skilled Nursing,SNF, Long Term Care, LTC Work ShiftDaytimeEEOCFive Star prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant foremployment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexualorientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age,marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Inaddition to federal requirements, Five Star complies with applicable stateand local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location inwhich the company has communities and/or facilities. This policy applies toall terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to,recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff,recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.