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Director of Nursing

Executive Search Solutions
Seattle, Washington, United States
February 15, 2018

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Director of Nursing Services – Seattle, WA

We have a new employment opportunity for an experienced Director of Nursing to lead clinical services in a high-quality, non-profit long-term care (LTC) / skilled nursing facility (SNF) located south of Seattle, Washington

The facility has a very busy Medicare unit, and has excellent staffing ratios. This nursing home requires a well-seasoned Director of Nursing with a successful regulatory track record and team building skills. The Director of Nursing Services is responsible for assuring quality nursing care by continually assessing and evaluating clinical policies and procedures, and implementing changes when appropriate.

We require a polished, engaged DON / DNS who will elevate the quality and professionalism of the staff. Very strong clinical skills are required. The Director of Nursing will support the facility’s staff by providing leadership and clinical expertise. This position offers a generous compensation package including outstanding benefits.

Director of Nursing qualifications:

• A well-documented proven history of providing excellent survey results

• BSN preferred

• 5 years’ recent experience as Director of Nursing within Long term care required

• Employment stability

• Strong clinical skills and ability to react decisively in emergency situations

• Impeccable verbal and written communication skills and communicate effectively with residents, families, doctors, and corporate leadership

The successful Director of Nursing Services candidate will enjoy generous staffing metrics as well as an impressive compensation package and a supportive corporate culture. The company is committed to making each day the best that it can be for every resident by providing unparalleled excellence in health care.

DON / DNS responsibilities

• Maintain impeccable regulatory compliance and ensure high quality medical care for all residents

• Develop, implement, and evaluate programs to enrich the recruitment, retention and continuing education of the nursing staff

• Closely monitor Nursing Department budget and facilitate resource stewardship

• Proactively respond to survey and/or standards of care issues

• Quality assurance including Hipaa compliance

• Track outcomes, identify areas for improvement, and implement plan of correction

• Provide adequate staffing at all times based on census

• Ensure that annual competency evaluations and performance reviews are completed in a timely manner; participate in facility Performance Improvement Program

Please click apply now, call Rick Chasteen at 888-582-5627, email resume to, or fax resume to 888-344-1889 to be considered for this Director of Nursing Services position south of Seattle, WA. We look forward to hearing from you!