Virtua is excited to announce that we are currently hiring for a Director of Nursing to join Virtua Health and Rehabilitation at Berlin. This facility is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and offers long term nursing, respite care, sub-acute and palliative care.
Serves as professional role model and mentor to nursing leaders. Provides leadership by planning, organizing, and directing the overall operation of the nursing department in accordance with current Federal, State and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern the facility to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. Has 24 hour accountability.
Demonstrates leadership and implements nursing operating plan. Works effectively with interdisciplinary team, or those outside formal line of authority, to participate in setting and accomplishing organizational goals. Supervises the nursing units and its interaction with various departments. Monitors staff performance. Reviews occurrence documentation for compliance and follow through. Serves as a team leader, builder, contributor, and influencer who maximizes performance in others and facilitates teams.
Serves as team leader, builder, contributor and influencer who maximizes performance in others; implementing shared governance and relationship based care in all departments as assigned by the (Assistant) Administrator. Insures achievement of patient satisfaction goals and instills goal achievement in all nursing staff. Accepts accountability for nursing staff performance in relation to quality indicators, meeting the DOH and JCAHO standards, CMS standards of quality and Virtua goals for performance. Supports the (Assistant) Administrator in ensuring achievement of patient satisfaction goals and instills goal achievement in all nursing staff.
Oversees the performance improvement, safety and infection control programs for the nursing department and other departments as assigned. Provides guidance and leadership in meeting DHSS and Joint Commission standards of care and CMS standards of quality. Carries out infection control plan, may serve as infection control coordinator.
Allocates and manages resources necessary to fulfill plan; monitors progress against plan and budget; takes action to stay within budget or to consciously reduce costs or takes correction action as needed. Adheres to Nursing hours per day defined in budget. Manages the pharmacy formulary program in insure compliance.
Minimum two years of supervisory experience in long term care, required
Master's degree preferred. Bachelor's and/or Master's must be in Nursing
Must have a valid NJ RN license. Approved licenses must be presented and maintained in accordance with the State of New Jersey Licensing Board
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The Virtua Experience
It’s a culture of respect, support and continual learning that ensures an exceptional environment for our employees… and our patients. Our warm, patient-focused culture has developed through very specific values that are well understood and reinforced across our organization, day in and day out. It’s this attention to detail that has placed six years in a row.