Regional Director of Clinical Services

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General Information

Job Posting ID 5374987 Creation Date Oct 29, 2018
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date Dec 28, 2018
Job Site Address WACO, Texas 76712 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 1

Job Description

Position Summary:
The overall purpose of the Regional Director of Clinical Services is to act as a primary resource person for designated region and facility management team. The RDSC will provide Professional nursing expertise in the assessment of patient needs, development of action plans, aiding in goal accomplishment, and monitoring progress. Provide information, instruction, and direction of facility nursing staff to assure the best possible level of care to residents consistent with nursing standards. Provide accurate, timely advice/consultation, and interpretations of governmental regulations applicable to nursing services/activities.

Position Responsibilities:
The specific responsibilities of this position are described in the Essential Functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Functional literacy in English is required
Current, valid registered nurse (RN) certification in the appropriate state.
Minimum of three years’ experience required, five years preferred, in long-term care, preferably as a DON, nurse consultant, or administrator.
Thorough knowledge of applicable state/federal regulations and standards of care.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be willing and able to travel that may include overnight stay.
Essential Functions:
The following represents the essential functions of this job to be used to determine if an individual with a physical or mental impairment can perform these functions with or without reasonable accommodation. The other functions listed may be required of all other staff in the position.

All essential functions should be reviewed with the Supervisor every six month and new goals established if results are not meeting expectations.

This description has been prepared to assist in evaluating various classes of responsibilities, skills, and working conditions. It indicates the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of positions given this classification. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities. Nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. Nothing contained herein is intended or shall be construed to create or constitute a contract of employment between any employee or group of employees and the Employer.

The Employer retains and reserves any and all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete from any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper

Essential Functions
Routinely visit assigned facilities to review/monitor/audit the quality of care provided to residents.
Assess the knowledge, skills, techniques, procedures, and performance of the nursing staff.
Review the clinical record documentation for accuracy, timeliness, and applicability.
Identify and evaluate areas of concern pursuant to quality resident care, and as it relates to state and federal regulations.
In conjunction with the facility director of nursing and/or administrator, assist with the development of action plans to address concerns, correct problems, or implement new/changed procedures.
Reports findings, conclusions, actions, and plans to clinical services, administrator and /or director of nursing as appropriate
Provide education and in-service training on topics to include but not limited to techniques, procedures, regulations, company policies and other information
Maintain current professional knowledge and skill by attending continuing education programs.
Review and analyze state survey and quality assurance results to aid in need assessments and development of action plans.
Participate in the process of selection for the Director of Nursing position, and may make employment recommendations.
Facilitate the coordination of training and orientation for “new” directors of nursing
Encourage survey management by the facilities team is available in supportive role.
May in the absence of the director of nursing or administrator, offer guidance in the assignment and delegation of nursing supervisory responsibilities as appropriate to assure quality of resident care.
May contribute to the performance appraisal process as requested by the facility management team.
May represent the company in a public-contact role (i.e. job fair, health care convention)
Accepts and performs other assignments as directed by Clinical Services. • May initiate projects/procedures to accomplish agreed upon objectives.
Assist with Quality Improvement assignments as appropriate
Functions independently with extensive latitude in organizing, scheduling, and work completion.
Provides direction/guidance for decisions regarding care issues, documentation, Consults with administrator, regional director, other consultants, or outside resources.
Professional contacts are varied and may include facility personnel, medical professionals, residents’ families, state/federal regulatory personnel, media representatives, suppliers, and other consultants.
Maintains compliance with Daybreak’s Compliance program and plan.
Adhere to the Daybreak Code of Conduct.
These duties are not all inclusive but provide minimum performance expectations and will be reviewed in the performance process.
Supervisory Experience Required No
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Medical and Health Services Managers
Minimum Experience and Education  0 yrs   6 mos and Associates Degree

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Occupation Registered Nurses
Minimum Experience and Education  0 yrs   6 mos and Associates Degree

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Occupation Critical Care Nurses
Minimum Experience and Education  0 yrs   6 mos and Associates Degree

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Job Title Regional Director of Clinical Services
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Job Closing Date Dec 28, 2018
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