Director of Nursing - Nursing Home
  • Job Posting Expires: 11/30/2022
1M ago
$0 to $0
Full Time
2-4 Years
Primary Duties

The mission of Faith Regional Health Services is to serve Christ by providing all people with exemplary medical services in an environment of love and care.


Job Summary: The St. Joseph Rehabilitation and Care Director of Nursing (DON) is a professional nurse who works within the state defined scope of practice and adheres to defined policies/procedures and regulatory requirements. This position reports directly to the St. Joseph Rehabilitation and Care Administrator.

The DON possesses demonstrated knowledge of the skilled nursing home environment and is responsible for providing administrative and clinical oversight for the facility. Accountable for planning, coordinating, leading, and evaluating all areas of the facility including the development and maintenance of policies and procedures. The DON lives our mission and upholds our standards of behavior and values and serves as a professional role model. The DON will also promote a cohesive structured facility that is hardwired for excellence.

The DON has sound knowledge of clinical nursing practice and is responsible for adequate staffing for the delivery of competent, compassionate, and efficient resident care. Maintains the physical environment and all supplies and equipment needed in order to promote safe quality care. Responsive to resident concerns and feedback and develops action plans for improvement if needed. Responsible for all aspects of human resources which includes recruiting, hiring, retaining, training, educating, developing, employee engagement, and succession planning.

DON competencies include effective communication and relationship management, professionalism, conflict resolution, problem solving, risk management, evidence-based practice outcomes and measurement, performance improvement goal development and metrics, personal and professional accountability, and coaching and mentoring. The DON serves as the clinical visionary for the facility to include strategic direction and growth opportunities.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Job Requirements:

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing required.

Current Registered Nurse (RN) license or temporary permit from the State of Nebraska required.

Basic Life Support (BLS) obtained within one full month from date of hire required.

Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language required.

Current, valid driver's license issued in the state of legal residence required.

Operate FRHS owned vehicles required. 


Bachelor's Degree with emphasis in Healthcare and/or Business Management preferred.

Previous clinical experience preferred.

Previous management experience preferred.

Previous healthcare experience preferred.

Long-Term Care Director of Nursing (DON) experience preferred.


EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

Compensation Details

Compensation based on experience.


FREE Dental Insurance for employee only with two FREE cleanings each year

FREE Life Insurance

FREE Urgent Care visits for qualifying symptoms including medical dependents

Paid Time Off – 24 days per year accrued in PTO Bank for new-full time employees

Health Insurance option of High Deductible or PPO Plan

Health Savings Account with FRHS monthly contribution of $80-$100

Vision Insurance

Short Term Disability Insurance

FREE Long Term Disability Insurance

Critical Illness Insurance

Accident Insurance

Supplemental Life Insurance

Wellness Discounts for Health Insurance

Smoking Cessation Program

Met Law Legal Services Program

YMCA and other local discounts