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Directors of Nursing oversee nursing teams as their senior leaders, and they are responsible for daily operations, including addressing issues related to discipline, compliance and finance. Duties highlighted on example resumes of Directors of Nursing include developing and directing plans of care that comply with federal, state and local regulations, and collaborating with other health care professionals to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of care delivery. The resume of a Director of Nursing must show a current registered nurse license.

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Director of Nursing

Provided oversight to weekly Medicare Utilization Meeting while increasing Medicare length of stay to a average of 45 days

  • Reduced nursing staff turn over rate to below 35%
  • Achieved and maintained an average census of 118 in a 120 bed facility
  • Gained and maintained current JCAHO accreditation for 9 years
  • Achieved annual survey results under the state average for 12 years
  • Successfully implemented programs and committees that increased customer and employee satisfaction
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Nursing
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
English
2

Assistant Director of Nursing

Coordinated and supervised the nursing care rendered to geriatric patients in the 64 beds long term care units. Reported to the DON, and Nurse Administrator.

  • Instituted a block staffing model that increased patient satisfaction scores from 83.3% to 93.16%. A 10% increase in the overall satisfaction of the patient.
  • Reduced employee turnover rate by 55% by structuring the nursing staff workload
  • Used excellent communication skills to increase collaboration between staff and patients. Act as the DON in the absence of DON.
  • Supervised more than 80 FTE's including LVNs and CNAs.
  • Reduced staffing cost from $197,000 to $78,000 after implementing the block scheduling model. An overall saving of $119,000
  • Participated in marketing strategies meetings, and decision making that positively affected the overall organization functioning.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Nursing
MA
Nursing / Masters
3

Director of Nursing/ AIT

Assisted in building census to 90% occupancy from 60%

  • Applied for and passed the state Health Care Administrator test
  • Reduced deficiencies from 27 to 4 for two surveys in a row
  • Decreased the turnover rate from 45% to less than 10%
  • Maintained greater than 90% approval rating through corporate quality assurance process
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Certificate
AS
Nursing
BA
Nursing
4

Director of Nursing

Direct oversight of 300 FTEs and 15 Direct Reports. Responsible for executive oversight of day-to-day clinical operations of a 114 bed transitional and residential care rehabilitation facility, 89 apartment assisted living facility, 12 bed hospice house and an average census of 170 patients within hospice home health. Additional responsibilities include quality, risk, and service excellence of all clinical and ancillary support units. Report directly to Executive Director of Health Services, Senior Leader. In this role, I have overall accountability and comprehensive decision making authority for clinical aspects for health services

  • Manage facility operating budget of $900,000 and daily management of productivity reports
  • Organized successful launch of culture campaign, G2G, for purposeful rounding and AIDET training to ensure quality care is a commitment of all members of the health services team
  • Actively developed plan of correction for annually AHCA recertification survey 2011 and 2012. All citations cleared
  • Currently leading the development and implementation of a Geriatric Assessment Program (GAP) pro forma business planning
  • Risk Manager Designee accounts for 30% of daily responsibilities which includes event investigation, clinical care review committee meetings, oversee care plans that are executed by nursing and therapy disciplines; monthly statistical QA reporting to meet AHCA state mandated requirement.
  • Increased core clinical staff through recruitment and eliminated contract staff by 100 % upon first three months. Fully staffed resulted with a reduction in contract expenses of $500,000 annually
  • Drove implementation and developed the nursing restorative program
Candidate Info
40
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
5

Director of Nursing

Obtained and maintained 4 of 5 Stars.

  • Deficiency-free survey in 2011.
  • Initiated the Restorative Nursing Program to improve quality of care.
  • Instrumental in initiating an ODH approved training program for Dementia Care employees.
  • Effectively planned, organized, directed and implemented a comprehensive center-wide nursing program.
  • Provided leadership in the absence of and Administrator, Admissions, and Social Services, in order to meet the goals of the HealthBridge organization and the individual center.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
6

Director of Nursing

Plan, direct, and coordinate all nursing services for a 170 unit assisted living facility; Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies; Managing daily operations; Coordinate staff; Facilitate interdepartmental communication; Allocate tasks and resources; Exemplify and uphold company ethics, operations, regulatory, safety and accounting policies and standards; Provide guidance and direction to 35 subordinate nurses; Ensure appropriate staffing levels and expertise; Monitor current status vs. budget and implement change as necessary; Serve as acting Administrator in the Administrator's absence.

  • Increased revenues with companion care and higher acuity patients.
  • Earned Administrator's License through self study
  • Pass ratings on Department of Social Services Inspections.
  • Consistently under budget on monthly FTE report.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
7

Director of Nursing

Responsibilities included, but were not limited to, accountability for the administration of long term care, short term/sub-acute, and hemo-dialysis populations for an 80 bed facility

  • Managed budgetary responsibilities and fiscal reports for the nursing department
  • Created, implemented and tracked success of revised policies and procedures
  • Worked in concert with social work, rehabilitation, dietary, activities departments
  • Empowered staff to provide higher standards and level of care, e.g. PICC, IV and advanced care planning through specialized training and certification programs
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
MPA
Health Care Administration
8

Assistant Director of Nursing

Assisted in transitioning facility from a One Star CMS facility to a Five star facility

  • Supervised Nursing staff
  • Assisted in decreasing falls, psychotropic medication use, and other quality measures
  • Performed daily job duties and filled in when needed
  • Managed multiple programs with success including bowel and bladder, restorative, infection control, fall tracking and trending, MDS audits, skilled program, admission process
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
RN
Registered Nurse
9

Director of Nursing, Assistant DON, Unit Manager

Initiated employment as RN Unit Manager, while progressively being promoted into clinical management positions.

  • Managed 96 bed facility, with 48 admissions per month and a Medicare census of 30 residents.
  • Supervision of 65 healthcare professionals, including 40 S.T.N.A's and 25 Nurses.
  • Improved annual state survey from previous record of (13) citations to "Deficiency Free" status.
  • Honored "Most improved Peak Award" for highest Medicare census in region.
  • Minimized overtime and agency-free staffing.
  • Reduced monthly fall rate from an average of 25 to 12.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
10

Director of Nursing

Performed a comprehensive range of clinical and nursing functions in a 30-bed crisis stabilization unit and 32-bed Behavioral Health Hospital. Assessed patients, developed treatment plan, initiated guidelines for administering emergency treatments, seclusion and restraints, maintaining integrity of patient clients and responding to medical emergencies.

  • Contributed to organizational growth initiative by actively involved in patient and staff education, safe medication administration, crisis intervention strategies and transition care
  • Collaborated and coordinated with stakeholders, community resource agencies, and multidisciplinary teams to formulate, implement and modify individualized treatment plans.
  • Develop supervisory training manual and instructed on cultural diversity, creating a positive work environment, conflict resolution, accepting change, utilizing policies and procedures as guides, and staff coaching.
  • Plan and prepare for CARF Surveys and re-designation of facility by DCF and AHCA: Achieved no citations but received several commendations on age specific care initiatives, daily unit activities schedule, staffing and documentation.
  • Initiated and implemented staff scheduling. Developed a call out procedure that achieved reduction in call out rates
  • Developed a recruitment and retention strategy for new hires that reduced rapid staff turn over.
  • Spearheaded the development of acuity scale for staffing unit and hospital. This assisted in reduction of overtime and proved to be efficient as a budgetary tool.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MA
Mental Health Nursing
Clinical Nurse Specialist

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