Director of Nursing (Residential Healthcare Management) in Baton Rouge, LA at ResCare

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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Job Description


Title: Director of Nursing (Residential Healthcare Management)

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Director of Nursing (Residential Healthcare Management).

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Director of Nursing (Residential Healthcare Management) Responsibilities
  • Assisting the operation in the implementation of medical quality assurance programs
  • Developing and implementing policy and procedure, providing feedback to Operations management with regard to necessary changes and revisions
  • Participating in the Interdisciplinary team (IDT) meetings
  • Chairing committees as appropriate (e.g., safety, infection control, incident/accident review, human rights, etc.)
  • Providing training services as needed to healthcare staff, including, but not limited to, medication administration, signs and symptoms of illness, etc.
  • Providing direct healthcare services as needed, including, but not limited to, passing medications and monitoring individual health status
  • Facilitating communication and serving as a liaison between and among nursing staff, direct healthcare staff, community medical providers, and professional consultants in cooperation with Operations management
  • Ensuring assigned staff are evaluated fairly and timely in accordance with ResCare performance evaluation procedures
  • Ensuring all assigned staff receive training and supervision as needed to meet performance expectations
  • Coordinating and overseeing all activities associated with medical contract providers
  • Overseeing/participating in the hiring process of all assigned positions in accordance with ResCare policy and local, state, and federal employment law
  • Assisting operations management team in fostering positive community relations with external customers as needed
  • Specific Requirements

    Successful candidates for the Director of Nursing role must have healthcare management experience and residential care / hospital work experience with multiple age groups. Someone with working knowledge of local, state, and federal funding sources and other applicable regulations would be a good fit for this dynamic leadership role.

    Additional requirements of the Director of Nursing include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Social Services, or related healthcare field of study
  • License as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state where you will be working, current and in good standing
  • Graduate of an accredited school/college with current registration of practice as a Registered Professional Nurse
  • Excellent communicator with ability to handle concurrent tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to travel within assigned area
  • Valid driver’s license and insurance
  • Additional Information


    In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

    • Competitive pay based on experience
    • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
    • Suite of voluntary insurance options
    • 401(k)
    • Paid Time Off
    • Holidays
    • Performance incentives
    • Company Discount Purchasing Program
      • Cell phone Service
      • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
      • Furniture
      • Appliances
      • Staples discounts
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Legal Assistance Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement

    Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

    ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

    2895 Highway 190 Ste A 1-2 , Mandeville, LA 70471-3414 USA