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Director of Nursing (RN) - Bishop Spencer Place, Full Time.

Kansas City, Missouri.

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Director of Nursing (RN) - Bishop Spencer Place

  • 4301 Madison Ave, Bishop Spencer Place, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64111
  • Nursing Management
  • Full Time

Job Description​

The Opportunity:

Bishop Spencer Place is Kansas City's premier life plan retirement community and a proud member of the Saint Luke's Health System.  Our location is right in the heart of the city near the Country Club Plaza and Westport. We currently have an exciting career opportunity for a RN Director of Nursing to manage our highly rated skilled nursing center and assisted living unit.

The Director of Nursing (DON) is responsible for the administration and delivery of nursing services for the Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living departments.  The DON directs, plans, and coordinates the activities of professional nursing and auxiliary nursing personnel in rendering resident care.  The DON oversees administrative functions such as staffing, record keeping, and budgeting.  The DON is responsible for maintaining high standards of care and quality.

The Work:

The Director of Nursing has, but is not limited to, the following accountabilities:

  • The overall coordination and execution of nursing services
  • Monitoring and evaluating the outcomes of nursing care
  • Overseeing all staff who provide nursing care to the facility’s residents
  • Ensuring that all nursing staff are held accountable for the care they deliver to residents.
  • Working with the LNHA to develop written policies and procedures
  • Implementing and enforcing policies and procedures that cover essential nursing responsibilities to the residents and the facility
  • Participating actively in the facility’s quality improvement process.
  • Ensuring that nursing practice in the facility reflects skills in resident assessment, critical thinking and nursing interventions
  • Ensuring oversight of the interdisciplinary care planning process to include initial planning (on admission to the unit); interim planning (to include clinical status changes); and the required Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI)
  • Evaluating whether the nursing care facility can meet each resident / patient’s needs, which includes the potential new admission to the facility, a current resident of the facility, or the transfer of a resident from the facility
  • Utilizing the expertise of other departments and services to address nursing issues in facilitating delivery of resident services
  • Developing the nursing budget for the nursing department
  • Directing nursing preparation for review and response to federal, state and local surveys and inspections
  • Ensuring that nursing practice complies with regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Helping develop and implementing immunization programs for patients and staff
  • Conducting clinical rounds on all nursing unit

Why St. Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place:

  • We provide a supportive and safe environment where employee engagement and kindness are valued.

  • Access to an excellent leadership training program and opportunities for educational and career advancement.

  • We offer excellent compensation and are proud to have a high and equitable living wage for all staff.

  • Excellent health and life balance benefits -- click here to find out more about what we offer.

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

3-5 years

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Registered Nurse - Various

Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Job Details

Full Time

Day (United States of America)

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Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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