• Director of Nursing Services (RN) - Sign-On Bonus!

    Job Locations US-WA-Vashon
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/15/2018 12:58 AM)
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    Vashon Community Care
  • Overview

    Director of Nursing Services


    $7500 Sign-On Bonus!


    Located on beautiful Vashon Island in the heart of the Puget Sound, Vashon Community Care (VCC) has been providing quality, meaningful care to seniors since 1928. The VCC team is excited to share we are enhancing our nurse to resident ratio to allow more time for nurses to provide more resident centered care. We are looking for a caring and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team as a Director of Nursing Services!


    Vashon Community Care, a Transforming Age community, is part of a network of services, products and partnerships dedicated to transforming the perception of age and enhancing the lives of older adults. We are a team of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, team work, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do. We are committed to creating a work environment that promotes a work/life balance for our team members.


    To learn more about Vashon Community Care and see where you could be working, visit our website here.

    Positions Details

    Our DNS is a critical member of the VCC care team!  A successful DNS candidate directs and manages the delivery of healthcare services to meet the needs of the Health Center residents, and also directs the healthcare nursing programs and operations.

    • Provides leadership to employees and creates an environment that is professional, effective, and efficient. Promotes teamwork, kindness, and competency
    • Sets the standard of customer service for residents, families, visitors, and staff
    • Coordinates the completion of the admission, discharge, and evaluation materials and process for all SNF residents. Ensure appropriate documentation including functional assessments
    • Promotes an environment that allows residents to function as independently as possible
    • Participates in strategic planning and standard setting. Creates an annual work plan and budget for the department. Assesses the needs of the department annually.
    • Plans staffing needs and develops a budget for the year
    • Manages departmental budget. Monitors labor revenues, expenses, purchases, and inventories for healthcare
    • Monitors adherence to policies, procedures and standards and maintains an excellent culture
    • Supervise all members of the Nursing department including coordinating and approving time off, conducting performance evaluations, counseling, and directing and managing the workflow for the department
    • Insures that safety, environmental, and risk management requirements are met and maintained
    • Schedules projected performance reviews for the year, projected in-service topics/dates, and projected dates to write resident care plans

    Our ideal candidate will:

    • Have a fun, outgoing personality, fantastic attitude and caring, compassionate spirit
    • Licensed Registered Nurse with a current license in good standing
    • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university preferred.
    • Three years of experience in long-term care
    • Three years of previous management experience
    • A fantastic attitude, great energy, excellent communication abilities and stellar interpersonal skills

    Vashon Community Care provides an excellent benefits package for our team members including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, FSA, generous paid time off, opportunities for career growth and other outstanding programs.


    For team members that commute from off-island, Vashon Community Care supplies vouchers for ferry passages.


    We have fun at work. We laugh a lot! We work hard. We care deeply about our mission, community and each other. That's why we are also a drug and alcohol-free employer. Criminal background and drug test will be required upon a contingent offer of employment.


    We're excited to hear from you! Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age


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