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Five Star Senior Living Inc. Assistant Director Nursing RN - Salaried in Littleton, Colorado

Location InformationCherrelyn Healthcare Center is a beautiful community in Littleton, CO,with more than 180 units offering skilled nursing care.Key ResponsibilitiesAt this time, we are seeking an Assistant Director of Nursing to join ourteam!Responsibilities:Assist the Director of Nursing in planning, coordinating, and managing thenursing department, being jointly responsible for the overall direction andevaluation of nursing care and services provided to the residents.Support and practices the philosophy, objectives and standards of theDepartment of Nursing to ensure quality care to all residents.Participates in the implementation of the resident assessment and careplanning process to comply with resident care needs and regulatory agencyrequirements.Maintain current knowledge of applicable Medicare, managed care, and stateMedicaid regulations, reimbursement systems and methodologies.Make frequent rounds on nursing units, on all shifts, to assessperformance of nursing staff and monitor the quality of care provided.Participate in internal audits of nursing practice.Participate in the quality improvement process and activitiesImplement infection control/prevention guidelines as outlined in companyprogram and ensures that all nursing staff are educated, utilizing infectioncontrol practices that protect staff, residents and families.Ensure the department is adequately staffed to provide quality care toresidents.Participate in orientation and education programs for nursing servicepersonnel and ensures that all personnel can demonstrate the abilitiesrequired to function appropriately in their positions.Ensure the provision of in-service/staff development programs thatcontribute to meeting nursing department objectives/standards.Provide clinical expertise to facilitate and support the nursing process inresident interventions/care provided.Ensure a safe and sanitary environment for residents, employees and visitors.QualificationsMust be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, LRN degreeCandidates must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as an RNCurrent CPR certificate requiredAdditional certification in nursing specialty of geriatrics is desirableIt is important that the ADON's knowledge of State and Federal rules andregulations governing a skilled nursing facility is strongCandidates must demonstrate the ability to function independently, havepersonal integrity, flexibility, and the ability to work effectively withresidents, personnel and support agenciesStrong communication skills to successfully communicate with all co-workers,staff, residents and families on an ongoing basisShift/HoursDaytimeOur Core Values We Put People First We Act With Integrity We Mind the Business We Listen, Then Act Decisively We Work to be Our BestAbout Five StarFive Star Senior Living Inc., a national healthcare and senior livingprovider headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, proudly offers thehighest quality service and care with the warmth and hospitality of home.Founded in 2000, Five Star has two major operating division: Five StarSenior Living and AGEILITY Physical Therapy Solutions.The Five Star Senior Living division includes more than 280 IndependentLiving, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's/Memory Care, Healthcare Centerswith Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation and Continuing Care RetirementCommunities. With communities in over 30 states and more than 25,000 teammembers, Five Star is committed to maximizing our residents' independenceand enhancing their lifestyles.The division provides both inpatient and outpatient services to over 150communities. These services are provided both within Five Star and tocustomers externally. We offer Physical, Occupational and Speech TherapyServices. Our specialty programs includes our Step up to Stop falls Program,"Connections" our memory care therapy program, and our executivefunctioning program that focuses on cognitive strategies aimed at keeping ourresidents independent in areas such as medi

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