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Director of Nursing
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Job Description

About Colombiere Center:

 

Colombiere Center is a Jesuit community located in Clarkston, MI that focuses on healthcare for retired Jesuit priests and brothers. Our community focuses on a range of services from total healthcare, assisted living and retirement. The focus of Healthcare at Colombiere Center is a Person Centered Care delivery. There is a commitment to the philosophy and practice of providing excellent care which respects the dignity... and individuality of the Jesuit. Good healthcare is but one aspect of a number of operations and activities integral to its functioning. Other aspects include physical and recreational therapy and social activities with their fellow Jesuits, families, and friends.

 

JOB SUMMARY: 

Directs all administrative areas of the Colombiere Center Jesuit Health Care Department impacted by nursing/patient care activities consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the Society of Jesus.   

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

•Develops and monitors annual Health Care Department goals and objectives following the mission of the Colombiere Jesuit Health Care Center. 

•Establishes and implements the Health Care Department budget and operates the department within the established budget. 

•Follows standard of care in nursing practice by following established policies and procedures. 

•Establishes and oversees method of resident acuity assessment to determine appropriate staffing ratios. 

•Selects, manages, schedules and evaluates department staff (either directly or through subordinate staff.)  Director is responsible for evaluating the charge nurses, secretary, activities coordinator, drivers. 

•Directs the staff and programs in the Memory Care Unit.   

•Participates in committee meetings affecting overall operations of Colombiere Center and conducts departmental meetings.  

•Ensures that excellent health care is provided while maintaining the integrity of a Jesuit Community. 

•Collaborates with the Superior of the Jesuit Community in all aspects of the care of the Jesuits living at Colombiere. 

•Coordinates a smooth transition when a Jesuit moves to Colombiere by coordinating care with the sending Superior and area health care coordinator.   

•Conducts regular meetings and consults with the in-house physician regarding the residents’ healthcare needs and facilitates MD collaboration with all licensed nursing staff.   

•Shadows various staff members periodically in order to fully understand all aspects of their job.     

•Oversees clinical contracted services such as hospice, laboratory, pharmacy, physical therapy and diagnostic services.   

•Facilitates or provides medication administration education ensuring that policies and procedures for safe medication distribution are accomplished.   

•Assists as needed with updating each Jesuit’s Advance Directive on admission and regularly thereafter, in collaboration with the Superior and spiritual team.   Assist each Jesuit to revisit his desires when difficult health care decisions need to be made.    

Requirements 

•Graduate from an accredited B.S.N. school of nursing. 

•Possesses valid State of Michigan Registered Nurse license. 

•Possesses minimum three to five year’s experience in nursing management position with emphasis in long term care.  Prefer some experience in acute care.  

•Possesses minimum three to five year’s experience in memory care or managing a memory care unit.  

•Possesses exceptional interpersonal, communication and supervisory/management skills. 

•Possesses excellent clinical nursing and physical assessment skills.  

•Knowledge of operation and utilization of health care equipment and supplies.

 •Ability to collaborate with all co-workers and be a part of a team whose goal is to assist a group of religious men, as their energy declines, to continue to live as a Jesuit in service to the Church and Society.  

•Graduate from an accredited B.S.N. school of nursing. 

•Possesses valid State of Michigan Registered Nurse license. 

•Possesses minimum three to five year’s experience in nursing management position with emphasis in long term care.  Prefer some experience in acute care.  

•Possesses minimum three to five year’s experience in memory care or managing a memory care unit.  

•Possesses exceptional interpersonal, communication and supervisory/management skills. 

•Possesses excellent clinical nursing and physical assessment skills.  

•Knowledge of operation and utilization of health care equipment and supplies. 

•Ability to collaborate with all co-workers and be a part of a team whose goal is to assist a group of religious men, as their energy declines, to continue to live as a Jesuit in service to the Church and Society. 

 

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Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management, Nurse
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 0002435218
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