POSITION SUMMARY Plan, organize and direct the overall operation of nursing services in accordance with applicable regulations, policies, and guidelines to foster the highest degree of quality care.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
• Develop, review, and revise standards, guidelines, forms and job descriptions. • Provide and/or promote staff educational programs, monitor attendance and compliance with mandatory training as required. • Participate in regularly scheduled management meetings. • Coordinate the completion of the admission, discharge, and evaluation materials and process for all residents. Ensure appropriate medical records are maintained for all residents in accordance with state and federal guidelines. • Ensure that all resident rights and responsibilities are protected and enforced. • Establish and maintain a close liaison with residents and families. • Promote an environment that allows residents to function as independently as possible. • Collaborate with the Medical Director and other professional service providers. • Coordinate with appropriate department directors and supervisors for services provided to the residents. • Maintain all documentation required by state agencies. • Organize and promote educational opportunities for residents and families. • Comply with state and federal requirements and regulations. • Maintain current knowledge for scope of practice for self and support staff. • Seek opportunities for personal and professional growth, related to clinical standards of practice, gerontology, rehabilitation, organization, management, regulatory agencies, infection control, and interpersonal skills. • Monitor usage of supplies and equipment and plan for long-range equipment replacement. • Lead and manage the nursing department staff, including nurse and CNA staffing and labor management to minimize overtime and turnover. • Prepare preliminary departmental Operating Budget. • Review, investigate and resolve resident grievances in cooperation with the Healthcare Administrator. • Develop and coordinate the Quality Assurance process. • Participate in presentations to appropriate community organizations and individuals to meet community established occupancy goals. Promote a positive image. • Maintain and dispose of discontinued controlled substances per state pharmacy regulations.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position directly supervises all Certified Nursing Assistants and Staff Nurses in the Skilled Nursing department and is responsible for the direction, coordination, and evaluation of these associates. The associate will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable law. Such responsibilities will include interviewing, hiring, and training associates; planning, assigning, and directing work; setting goals; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Educational Requirements and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. • Registered Nurse with a current license in good standing. • Five to seven years experience in long-term care. • Five years previous management experience.
About SantaFe Senior Living - The Terraces at Bonita Springs
SantaFe Senior Living, Inc. (SFSL), is a Florida based not-for-profit 501(c)(3) company which fulfills its mission through a system of preeminent senior living communities that provide senior living housing, services, amenities, and health care to over 1,000 residents, employing 600 team members, and generating $50 million in annual revenue. Through the communities, The Village in Gainesville, Ea...st Ridge at Cutler Bay in Miami and The Terraces in Bonita Springs and the SantaFe Senior Living Foundation, SantaFe Senior Living provides a continuum of housing and care options for Florida seniors. SantaFe Senior Living, Inc. (SFSL) is ranked 58th (3rd in Florida) in size among the Leading Age/Ziegler 150 largest not-for-profit senior living organizations in the U.S.
SFSL is part of the SantaFe HealthCare (SFHC) family of companies based in Gainesville, Florida. SFHC is organized as a health care services holding company, whose mission, to create and sustain a family of preeminent health related organizations, is achieved through not-for-profit, community-based, and mission-driven operating Affiliates. SFHC has approximately 2,000 employees and combined revenues of $1.2 billion ($2.0 billion reflecting the economic impact of self-funded business), combined total assets of $750 million, and combined net assets (equity) of $222 million. SFHC’s principal Affiliates include: AvMed; Haven Hospice; SantaFe Senior Living; and SantaFe Village.