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Director of Nursing

Company: The Terraces at Los Altos - a HumanGood community
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Terraces of Los Altos has been named one of the Best Nursing Homes of 2022-2023 by U.S. News and World Report! Salary: 135K-160K plus performance-based incentives (depending on experience) including a $10,000 sign-on bonus!Terraces of Los Altos is seeking a Director of Nursing (DON) to join the Health Center team. The Director of Nursing (DON) plans, directs organizes, and evaluates nursing services to meet the total needs of the residents; ensures an efficient health facility operation in cooperation with other departments and in compliance with state and federal regulations. Provides care in accordance with our "Philosophy for person-directed Care."Work Duties

  • Makes daily rounds to observe residents and ensure that staffing levels meet residents' needs; ensures all appropriate and necessary nursing care is provided in the Skilled Nursing setting;
  • Interacts with residents and families/responsible parties and staff; answers questions, gives directions and support;
  • Directs admissions and discharges within the Health Center; coordinates with the acute hospital, assisted living, and independent living staff;
  • Conducts staff meetings;
  • Performs administrative planning;
  • Supervises nursing and management staff including scheduling, hiring, training, and evaluating; acts on team member concerns; recommends transfers, salary increases, and discipline;Education:
    • Completion of Accredited Licensing Nursing Program (RN)
    • BS Degree, Masters Preferred or equivalent combination of education, training, and related professional experienceExperience/Training:
      • Minimum of 3-5 years of professional managerial experience in a related field
      • Clinical observation and assessment skills
      • Proficient computer skills are necessary to complete documentation, review electronic health records, and communicate with team membersCertificates, Licenses, Registrations:
        • Current RN License
        • Current CPR certificationWhat's in it for you? As the largest nonprofit owner/operator of senior living communities in California and one of the largest in the country, we are more than just a place to work. We are here to ensure that all we serve are provided with every opportunity to become their best selves as they define it, and this begins with YOU.HumanGood offers competitive pay and phenomenal benefits.
          • Eligible positions (30+ hours/week) start with 20 paid days off, plus seven holidays
          • Company-matching 401(k)
          • Health plans that give you cash to use for those unexpected health issues
          • Tuition Reimbursement
          • $25 Cell Phone plan, unlimited dataCome see what HumanGood has to offer!The health and safety of our team members and residents is our top priority and with the increasing spread of variants of COVID-19, it is critical that we do all we can to protect one another from this disease. Where legally permissible, you may begin working after (a) showing proof of the first dose of a two-dose COVID vaccination regimen or one dose of a one-dose COVID vaccination; (b) showing proof of a COVID vaccination appointment within 7 days of your start date; or, (c) upon submission of a request for exemption from COVID vaccination. Exemptions based on religious beliefs and qualifying medical reasons will be considered.

Keywords: The Terraces at Los Altos - a HumanGood community, Redwood City , Director of Nursing, Executive , Redwood City, California

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