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Full-time Director of Nursing - DON

at Gee-Gee DFW Jobs in New Jersey

Director of Nursing

Preferred Home Heath Care & Nursing Services, Inc. is growing and is hiring a director of nursing (DON) for our Jersey City, New Jersey branch. The DON is directly responsible for overseeing the clinical operations of the branch; initiating and maintaining compliance with all federal, state, and Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) regulations governing home health care agencies; and ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures. In addition, the DON participates in program development and implementation.

Duties of Position

Assists with the planning, coordination, leading, controlling and evaluating of home health services
Leads the coordination and management of home health clinical services
Acts as a liaison with the medical community, clients and branch personnel

Responsibilities of Position

Directs and supervises professional and auxiliary personnel rendering client care services
Ensures that the client’s plan of care is created and executed as written
Ensures that an appropriate health care professional performs an assessment on a client’s needs and a reassessment when there is a significant health status change in the client’s condition
Develops standards that ensure the delivery of safe and effective services to clients and families
Plans, directs, and evaluates the implementation of service goals and objectives
Establishes and maintains effective channels of communication
Collaborates in the development and maintenance of an effective and efficient client care documentation system
Participates in select committee meetings to promote compliance and efficiency
Maintains confidentiality of medical records, personnel records, etc., within the scope of their position
Performs other duties as assigned in a professional matter

Job Conditions

Position is stressful in terms of meeting deadlines
On occasion, may be required to bend, stoop, reach, and move clients, as well as lift and carry more than 50 pounds
Travel is required
The ability to utilize a PC, calculator, multi-line telephone and other office equipment
The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing


Must be a Registered Nurse licensed in New Jersey and have worked as an RN for at least three years
A minimum of three years of home health care or equivalent experience is required
Knowledge and experience in trach, vent, g-tube and pediatric care
Ability to demonstrate self-confidence and positive attitude toward self and others; maintains commitment and enthusiasm to goal achievement
Ability to identify and evaluate personal strengths and weaknesses
Customer service-oriented
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