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Director of Nursing Services

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

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Director of Nursing Services – Bellingham, WA area

We have a new employment opportunity for an experienced Director of Nursing to lead clinical services within a lovely long-term care / skilled nursing facility (LTC / SNF) located south of Bellingham, Washington.

This facility requires a well-seasoned nursing home Director of Nursing Services with a successful regulatory track record and team building skills. The DNS is responsible for assuring quality nursing care by continually evaluating the building’s clinical policies and procedures and implementing changes when appropriate.

We require an energetic, engaged Director of Nursing who will elevate the quality and professionalism of the staff. Very strong clinical skills are required. The Director of Nursing will support the nursing home’s staff by providing leadership and clinical expertise. This position offers a highly competitive compensation package including generous 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

Director of Nursing 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

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

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 position south of Bellingham, WA . We look forward to hearing from you!