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Traveling Director of Nursing (DON) - RN at Ensign Services

Traveling Director of Nursing (DON) - RN

Ensign Services Los Angeles, CA Full-Time
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Traveling Director of Nursing (DON)

Hours: Full Time

Licensure: California RN License

Job Description

The Traveling DON will serve as an advisor, trainer, educator and auditor and will assist and support the facility Administrator and Director of Nursing. The Traveling DON is responsible for reviewing the operational systems of the facility, the maintenance of records and personnel to promote adequate level of care to facility residents.

Location: LA Area-travel between 15 facilities

Travel required

Are you a DON who is eager to make a difference? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of providing exceptional care and making a positive impact in the lives of everyone we serve.


  • Recruit, hire, train, coach, and evaluate departmental staff (management staff only)
  • Provide 24-hour accountability for the Nursing Department in directing and coordinating all activities of nursing services
  • Makes rounds to verify clinical compliance including periodic spot checks of resident’s condition
  • Coordinate clinical services to promote standard clinical interventions of resident care
  • Takes corrective action in response to quality of service issues
  • Investigate any complaints and concerns as indicated
  • Review and follow-up on documentation for clinical compliance
  • Supervise all nursing activity within the department
  • Ensure coaching and disciplinary actions are provided as indicated within the policies and procedures of the campus
  • Evaluate performance/skills/job knowledge of nursing staff
  • Other duties as assigned


  • California RN license is required
  • Prior DON/Nurse Manager experience in a skilled nursing facility (SNF)
  • Ability to learn and implement administrative and departmental policies and procedures and carry out job responsibilities in a professional, accurate and conscientious manner
  • Ability to create and maintain a helpful, understanding and empathetic atmosphere toward the residents and staff
  • Ability to handle confidential information exercise independent judgment and make decisions based on good nursing practice guidelines
  • Ability to maintain a positive, stable disposition in performing work in association with staff, residents and families
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Customer Second, Employee First
  • Accountability
  • Passion for Learning
  • Love one Another
  • Intelligent Risk Taking
  • Celebration
  • Ownership


  • Health/Dental/Vision/Disability/Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) Plan and Matching
  • Employee Discounts on Cell Phone service, Hotels, etc.
  • Vacation Time, Holiday Pay and Sick Time

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The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.

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