Part of a nation wide family of Continuing Care Retirement Communities, The Holmstad is seeking a Director of Nursing.
This position is accountable for planning, organizing, directing and evaluating the Nursing Department in order to provide resident care in accordance with the philosophy and policies of Covenant Retirement Communities, standards of practice and the regulations established by State and Federal law. This position cooperates with all other department managers to assure that the needs of the residents are being met and that a professional working atmosphere is maintained.
In this role, the Director of Nursing will: Develop, direct, implement, oversee and delegate nursing department functions. Develop, direct, implement, oversee, define and delegate resident care. Develop, direct, implement, oversee, define and delegate survey management. Recruit, hire and manages the nursing staff. Participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of the nursing services operating plan / budget. Coordinate and establish relationships with other departments, interdisciplinary team, outside consultants, outside partners and third-party reimbursement staff to insure continuity of care. Consult with the Medical Director on a regular basis, minimum of monthly. Monitor the purchasing function and insures availability of supplies and equipment. Represent the campus in professional and community activities.
The ideal candidate will have: Graduate of an approved school of nursing (Bachelor of Science degree in nursing preferred); Currently licensed as s Registered Nurse in IL; A minimum of 4 years of success in a leadership role, in an acute, sub-acute or longer term care setting; Devotion to standards and principles of professional nursing and the ability to supervise and motivate employees; Skill in assessing problems, planning and evaluating solutions in relationship to management of staff and resident needs.
For full time employees we offer a generous benefits package that includes: Medical, dental and vision insurance; Employer paid group term life and disability; Paid Time Off (PTO) & six paid holidays; 403(b) with a 3% employer match. Additional various voluntary benefits including Life, AD&D, tuition assistance and scholarships; employee assistance program; legal services; home/auto insurance; discount purchasing program; pet insurance; fitness center.
For more information about Covenant Retirement Communities, please visit www.covenantretirement.org.
Covenant Retirement Communities and CovenantCare at Home are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.
Internal Number: R0001791-2018
About The Holmstad Covenant Retirement Community
Covenant Retirement Communities & CovenantCare at Home are faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) & Home Health organization. From the establishment of our first community – Covenant Home of Chicago in 1886 – to becoming the fifth-largest not-for-profit CCRC sponsor in the LeadingAge Ziegler Top 150, our goal has been to provide outstanding care and services to senior adults.
We believe we are inspired to serve: We create joy and peace of mind for residents and their families by providing a better way of life.
We believe in making a difference in other’s lives. We have approximately 3,200 employees serving more than 5,000 residents in our nationwide family of continuing care retirement communities and home health. Construction and development continues on several of our campuses, ensuring even more exciting opportunities for employees to serve residents.