The Regency Difference:
When you join our team at Regency Integrated Health Services, you join a family that believes in integrity, and commitment to communication, service, growth, and fiscal responsibility.
We work together to make a real difference in the lives of our residents.
Ensuring the quality of life for our residents and our employees is our mission. We strive to help resident's and employees reach their goals.
Regency understands each member of its staff has their own career goals. We work hard to ensure our employees meet their personal and professional goals. It is not uncommon to hear success stories in each facility about someone starting at the bottom of our company and working their way to where they are now.
We are seeking like-minded professionals who share our passion to help and serve our communities, staff, and residents. When you join our family, you join an organization committed to excellence, its more than a job its calling!
Regency IHS has a challenging opportunity available for an experienced Director of Nursing in Wharton, TX, ( Approx. 1 hour SW of Houston, TX)
This opportunity is ideal for a seasoned Director of Nursing with successful experience in turning around challenging facilities and is looking to develop roots and a career in Wharton, TX.
The Director of Nursing will verify the provision of quality care that promotes the highest practicable physical, mental and psychological well-being of each resident as determined by resident assessments and individual plans of care.
- Responsible for interdisciplinary involvement in the development of plans of care to meet each resident's needs
- Oversee/direct/coordinate nursing staff to provide proper resident care consistent with standard nursing practices
- Keep current with the changes in all regulations related to resident care
- Communicate with attending physician and medical director regarding resident care issues as needed
- Assure provision of appropriate medication, treatments and nursing services according to care plans and physician’s instructions
- Assure compliance with state/federal regulations and company standards
- Perform direct care/procedures when needed; such may include procedures for which the staff is not qualified or licensed to perform
- Develop and verify implementation of POCs
- Attend QA meetings
- Review any/all regulatory reports (2567, Quality Monitoring reports, Quality Indicators, etc.)
- Review resident clinical records
- Review facility reports (facility QA reports and Simple CFS reports, etc.)
- Review consultant reports and provide feedback on any POC
- Communicate and coordinate with physicians, discharge planners or appropriate facility representatives from health care facilities regarding resident admissions, transfers and discharges as needed
- Communicate and supervise nursing personnel with respect to professional conduct and counsel employees about job performance as needed
- Provide training to the pertinent facility staff
- Use diplomacy but firmness in settling any disputes, complaints, etc. concerning nursing personnel or residents or families in conjunction with the administrator
Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Registered Nurse (RN) licensure required
- RUG certification preferred
Experience as a DON in a skilled nursing facility
The physical demands described here are representative but not necessary all inclusive, of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to effectively communicate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lifting - 1-25 lbs
Lifting - 25-50 lbs
Lifting - 50+ lbs
Carrying - 1-25 lbs
Carrying - 25-50 lbs
Carrying - 50+ lbs
Pushing/Pulling - 1-25 lbs
Pushing/Pulling - 25-50 lbs
Pushing/Pulling - 50+ lbs
Sliding/Transferring - 1-25 lbs
Sliding/Transferring - 25-50 lbs
Sliding/Transferring - 50+ lbs