Director of Nursing Services

Job ID: 86293 Posted: 2017/08/07 Position Type: Full-time
Category: Nursing City: Orange, NJ Location: Alaris Health at St. Mary’s


Job Information:

Alaris Health at St. Mary’s, a 180 bed-skilled nursing Center in Orange, New Jersey, seeks a director of nursing to be responsible for administration of the Center’s nursing services and direct, plan, and coordinate service activities. Additional responsibilities include:

  • developing and implementing philosophy, objectives, policies and standards of nursing practice in accordance with regulations the goals of the organization and the individual Center
  • developing, maintaining, and periodically updating the nursing department’s quality assurance program
  • collaborating with the administrator to develop, allocate and control the department’s budget
  • serving as liaison between the medical staff and department of nursing services as well as the Center and the public
  • developing short- and long-range plans for the nursing department that are compatible with those of the Center
  • assessing residents’ care needs, documenting their accidents/incidents and providing overall proper care of all residents as prescribed by their care plans
  • responsible for 24-hour management of nursing services in the Center
  • coordinating the revision and implementation of infection control procedures and ensuring that all staff are properly trained
  • notification to each resident’s attending physician and family or responsible party of any significant change in a resident’s health condition
  • conducting performance reviews for the nursing staff
  • monitoring nursing care and ensuring that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights
Job Requirements:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, college or university
  • Current registered nurse licensure by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing
  • BSN is preferred
  • Minimum of five years of full-time or equivalent clinical experience
  • Minimum of two years of progressive management experience in nursing supervision in the long-term care setting
  • Able to demonstrate leadership and organizational skills and have a positive attitude and demeanor
  • Ability to positively interact with everyone from residents to government agencies and the general public
  • Able to develop and implement programs, policies and procedures
  • Highly knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as federal and state regulations, laws and guidelines pertaining to long-term care administration
  • Possess thorough knowledge of licensing and certification regulations
About Alaris: Founded on a tradition of health care excellence, Alaris’ Member Health Centers are leading providers of short-term post hospital rehabilitation, long term and specialty care, with Member Health Centers throughout the state of New Jersey. From 5 Star Quality ratings to a dedicated and caring staff, resident care and satisfaction is always on the top of our Member Health Centers’ priority list!

Today, Alaris Member Health Centers are setting new standards in quality, service and innovation. Using their innovative focus, Alaris Member Health Centers will continue to lead the way in an evolving health care environment. Our Member Health Centers always make sure their residents are being treated with the most advanced care and are provided with an ever-increasing range of services and care options.
Contact: For more information feel free to contact us at CGiampino@alarishealth.com