• Director of Nursing Services

    Job Locations US-MN-Burnsville
    Posted Date 22 hours ago(11/19/2018 1:28 PM)
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    The Rivers
  • Overview

    The Rivers, an Independent, Assisting Living and Memory Care community nestled into the River Hills community in Burnsville, Minnesota, is seeking an experienced, caring and compassionate leader to join their team as Director of Nursing Services.


    As a Transforming Age community, The Rivers is comprised of 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.


    To learn more about The Rivers and see where you could be working, check out our website here!

    Positions Details

    The Director of Nursing Services is responsible for responding to needs of residents and functions in the role of Director of all nursing responsibilities for the community. The Director of Nursing Services will plan, organize, develop, direct and evaluate the nursing service operation ensuring the highest degree of quality resident care and ensure adherence to all applicable federal, state and local laws and standards.


    Our Director of Nursing Services will be responsible for the following:


    • Supervising all healthcare team members, including hiring, training, evaluating and counseling
    • Supervising medication room, nursing team members, Medication Assistants, and the Health Services Associate
    • Planning, implementing, supervising, and scheduling nursing services
    • Providing intervention to respond to emergencies and problems
    • Maintaining medical charting and required documentation
    • Assessing residents for change in level of care and coordinating billing
    • Administering and coordinating medications for residents
    • As The Rivers' Registered Nurse, you will order medication and refills and work directly with our residents' physicians
    • Working closely with residents and families to develop & implement appropriate care plans
    • Assisting residents with medical appointments and coordinating transportation
    • Participating in the rotation of on-call duty
    • Supervising uniform code, pager use, and name tags
    • Creating and managing your teams' schedules and securing replacement for absences
    • Assisting in filling out Incident Reports for residents and staff
    • Promote the Mission, Vision and Values of Trasnforming Age in all areas of responsibility

    What we're asking for from our ideal Director of Nursing Services:


    • Must have an active Registered Nurse license in the state of Minnesota in good standing
    • A FUN, upbeat and outgoing personality and fantastic attitude
    • A minimum of two years’ experience in nursing leadership or a nursing supervisor position; experience in an Assisted Living setting is required
    • Excellent written and communication skills
    • Strong leadership and teaching skills
    • A desire to foster team member growth, success and ongoing training and education
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
    • A deep knowledge of Minnesota state regulations, HIPAA compliance and confidentiality


    The Rivers offers comprehensive benefits which include medical, dental, 403(b) with company match, paid holidays, generous vacation and sick time and other outstanding programs. We are a drug and alcohol-free employer. Criminal background and drug test will be required upon contingent offer of employment.


    Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age.


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