Director of Nursing Services

Lutheran Life Communities


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About The Role

The Director of Nursing Services will be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating healthcare services of professional nursing, auxiliary nursing and all other healthcare (physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc.) to render appropriate resident care in accordance with applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations.


Influences attitudes and practices by advocating for best practices.
Collaborates with the Ministry Center and Interdisciplinary Team to develop policy and procedures based on evidence-based practice and applicable regulations.
Oversees day-to-day activities of nursing department for appropriate implementation of policy and procedure and regulations of local, state, federal and accrediting bodies.
Reviews, investigates and resolves resident and family grievances in cooperation with the Healthcare Administrator.
Collaborates with the Healthcare Administrator, the Medical Director and other professional service providers

Grace in Action Culture Program:

Grace in Action defines the high standards, collaborative behaviors and positive attitude necessary to deliver exceptional service across all generations. Team members will be empowered to serve and be recognized for their exceptional service, drive and motivation! Before the end of the year, every team member will experience a full Grace in Action Orientation leading us to a stronger and more successful tomorrow.

Bachelor s degree from a four-year college or university; or at least four years long term care or geriatric experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
At least 5 years of supervisory experience.
Experience in the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to staff and organization operations.
Must be computer-adept in electronic health records and Microsoft Office Suite, as well as comfortable in learning other systems utilized by Lutheran Life Communities.
Demonstrated ability to manage budgets.

EEOC Statement:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind, We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.



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