$15,000 Sign On Bonus
TABITHA’S PURPOSE: We empower people to live joyfully, age gratefully.
Each Director of Nursing assures optimum care is provided to Tabitha’s Seniors/residents/clients (hereinafter, “Seniors/clients”) by planning, implementing and evaluating quality nursing programs, financial forecasting and management, oversight of adherence to regulatory requirements and standards of quality of service and working to fulfill the goals and objectives of the Nursing Department and Tabitha. Establishes systematic monitoring of care to assure all clients are competently cared for and treated with kindness, dignity, respect, compassion, honesty, integrity, and trust. This TEAMember strives to uphold Tabitha’s LIVE2Care Culture and actively embraces Tabitha’s Core Values. As a result, the TEAMember supports Tabitha goals related to dignity, respect, independence, competence, autonomy, personal comfort, safety and security of Seniors/clients. In addition, the TEAMember contributes to the success of Tabitha through ongoing collaboration with family members, direct report TEAMembers, coworkers, management, volunteers and others in the organization.
As a member of the Tabitha team, I will…
…extend unwavering Christian compassion
…build relationships rooted in love, because love matters
…identify, clarify and anticipate needs to exceed expectations
…create an atmosphere of teamwork
…nurture an environment of innovation and growth
…demonstrate confidence, boldness and determination
…devote our time, talent and treasures
…recognize and encourage all accomplishments big and small
COMMUNICATION: Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the English language as well as Medical Terminology related to the job. Ability to provide instructions orally or in writing. Sufficient fluency to be able to educate TEAMembers, Seniors/clients and caregivers regarding matters pertaining to complex issues such as medical needs, hold a complex or emotional conversation, conduct or participate in meetings, compose professional e-mails or other written communication, complete documentation requirements of the job and interact with doctors, state officials, members of the media, TEAMembers, peer coworkers, customers, vendors, volunteers, managers and family members effectively. Ability to recognize and interpret non-verbal cues. Ability to provide calm and clear leadership during emergencies and emotional situations. Ability to communicate expectations with those he/she supervises, including the ability to conduct performance appraisals and establish performance improvement plans. Facilitates departmental meetings as needed to keep TEAMembers informed of business and department changes. Participates in or leads meetings related to complex topics such as budget, strategic concepts, Tabitha goals. Teaches classes and conducts training for TEAMembers. Ability to analyze data and use data to develop solutions.
WORKSITE CONDITIONS: Works indoors in a facility maintained by Tabitha that will typically be in good repair, clean, well ventilated and well lit. Frequent exposure to heat/steam (in bath facility), dust, disinfectants, infectious waste, communicable diseases, bodily fluids, blood borne pathogens, cleaning products and personal care products. Frequent exposure to noise from call lights, phones, walkie talkies. Frequent interruptions and changes in priorities based on needs of Seniors/clients, TEAMembers, other managers, leadership, state officials etc. Occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals. Occasional exposure to outdoors and the resulting extremes in temperature and exposure to sun, rain, heat, cold, wind, allergens. Frequent interaction with Seniors/clients, coworkers, visitors, representatives of government agencies, etc. under all conditions and circumstances. This will include exposure to Seniors/clients, family members and coworkers who may experience extremes in emotions. Seniors/clients, in particular, may become agitated or combative. Often works beyond normal scheduled hours and on weekends and holidays when circumstances require it, when on duty or when on call. Is frequently subject to extended hours or callback based upon needs of the organization.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to gain access to the work area and then safely perform the duties of the job while utilizing standard and specialized equipment, including but not limited to the equipment described below. Physical stamina with the ability to perform duties while moving about the work area for the entire shift with few opportunities to sit down and with little or no break between tasks. Strength and agility sufficient to assist TEAMembers with any or all of their essential functions or to complete their essential functions if necessary. This includes the ability to lift, push, pull, reach, squat, kneel, bend, carry, twist, pinch, grasp, climb stairs while performing duties (such as bathing, toileting, transferring) and manipulating various supplies and equipment. Frequent periods of intense activity. Ability to safely perform unassisted transfers (from/to bed/chair/toilet/commode/bathtub/shower) and otherwise provide care to Seniors/clients who are weak, frail, obese, unable to assist due to limited mobility, quadriplegia, paraplegia, tremors, paralysis etc. Ability to remain calm and work effectively when others (such as Seniors/clients, coworkers or family members) experience emotional extremes, up to and including Seniors/clients who become combative. Vision and hearing within normal limits (with or without correction). Must have unrestricted lift/push/pull ability and pass a 50 - pound physical exam demonstrating strength and agility prior to employment and from time to time thereafter at Tabitha’s discretion.
EQUIPMENT USAGE: Standard and specialized equipment including but not limited to gait belts, bedpans, urinals, wheelchairs, geri - chairs, commodes, shower chairs, blood pressure apparatus, thermometers (glass, electronic and tympanic), ambulation equipment (canes, walkers, crutches, etc.), whirlpool, scales (electronic and regular), oximeter, oxygen concentrator, mechanical lift devices, Clinitron bed, Aqua-K pad, braces, splints, nebulizer, inhaler, tube feeding equipment, side rails, humidifier, fan, telephone, cell phone, computer, walkie talkie, electronic devices and photocopier.
AGE REQUIREMENT: At least age 18.
IF AN ALF COMMUNITY:
EDUCATION: Successful completion of a Registered Nurse course of study is preferred. A successful Licensed Practical Nurse course of study will be considered with the appropriate experience.
EXPERIENCE: Five years or more of management experience in a healthcare setting preferred. Two years of experience in LTC/ALF required. Possesses a genuine interest in geriatric nursing and compassion for the aging, terminally ill, and persons with dementia.
CREDENTIALS: RN or LPN License in good standing as recorded on the Nebraska State Registry or other Nurse Compact state required. CPR Required. Licenses must be kept up to date at the expense of the TEAMember. CPR Certification which must be kept up to date at the expense of the TEAMember. Valid Nebraska Driver’s license (unless otherwise allowed by law) and a good driving record required. Must possess auto insurance at or above Nebraska statutory requirements. Must meet Tabitha's vaccination requirements.
IF A SNF COMMUNITY:
EDUCATION: Successful completion of a Registered Nurse course of study. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Five years or more of management experience in a healthcare setting preferred. Two years of experience in LTC/SNF preferred. Possesses a genuine interest in geriatric nursing and compassion for the aging, terminally ill, and persons with dementia.
CREDENTIALS: RN License in good standing as recorded on the Nebraska State Registry or other Nurse Compact state required. CPR Required. Licenses must be kept up to date at the expense of the TEAMember. CPR Certification which must be kept up to date at the expense of the TEAMember. Valid Nebraska Driver’s license (unless otherwise allowed by law) and a good driving record required. Must possess auto insurance at or above Nebraska statutory requirements. Must meet Tabitha's vaccination requirements.
STATEMENT OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
Tabitha Health Care Services is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, creed, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all employment practices and decisions including recruitment, selection, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefits, and the termination of employment.
Furthermore, Tabitha Health Care Services will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship, safety, and/or health risk. Please contact Tabitha Health Care Services Human Resources Department to request an accommodation.
As a government contractor, the organization has adopted written Affirmative Action Plans for women and minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. These plans will be revised on an annual basis. Tabitha Health Care Services is committed to making a good-faith effort toward achieving the objectives of the Plans. Any employee who would like to review the Plans may do so by scheduling an appointment with the Human Resources Department during normal business hours.
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