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Director of Nursing / DON / RN / Registered Nurse

Director of Nursing / DON / RN / Registered Nurse

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Director of Nursing / DON / RN / Registered Nurse

Join a dynamic, Joint Commission accredited leader in the health care industry. We excel in providing a higher standard of care for the community and the clients we serve. If providing compassionate, high quality care is your passion, BrightStar has an opportunity for you.

The DON is responsible for the overall direction of home care clinical services, the quality and adequacy of services provided, supervision of care staff and the coordination of care between services. The DON assures that all of the client's needs are identified and addressed,

Director of Nursing Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure care is provided as defined by client's individual Plan of Care and within scope of Virginia's nurse practice act   
  • Makes the initial evaluation visit and regularly reevaluates the client’s nursing needs.
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions within a person-centered framework.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
  • Counsels the client and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Supervises, educates and coaches other nursing personnel.

  • Oversees the maintenance of client clinical records, statistics, reports and records for purposes of evaluation and reporting of organization activities. Assures proper maintenance of clinical records in compliance with local, state and federal laws.

  • Ability to travel on a daily basis including weekends, nights, and holidays   
  • Plans and implements in-service and training programs.


Job Requirements

Director of Nursing / DON / RN / Registered Nurse

Director of Nursing / DON / RN / Registered Nurse Job Requirements include:
  • Registered Nurse with an unencumbered license to practice professional nursing in Virginia
  • Preferred: Bachelor's in Nursing
  • Minimum five (5) years of clinical experience with at least half of that time working in home health or related health care organization

  • Minimum two years of direct employee supervision.

  • Experience with all age groups preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and direct staff.

  • Understand regulatory/quality compliance
  • Minimum two years experience with infusion therapy



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Job Snapshot

Other Pay Competitive Compensation
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nurse, Other
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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Director of Nursing / DON / RN / Registered Nurse

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