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Director of Nursing

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Company
Diakon - Luther Crest
Location
Allentown, PA
Contact

Chip King, MA, PHR - Recruiter
Phone: 484-510-0051
Fax: 610-682-1178

Compensation


Diakon offers a competitive compensation and benefits package for Full-Time and Part-Time employees including medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage. We also offer tuition assistance, generous paid time off, 401(k) plan with employer match, voluntary short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance and the ability to earn referral bonuses up to $3,000.

Staff receive excellent training through a comprehensive paid general orientation including customer service training. We offer continuing training and education, provide the ability for career advancement, and host staff appreciation and special events. Diakon also maintains a discretionary emergency fund, which can be of assistance to staff members during critical times. In addition, Diakon offers a Love of Thy Neighbor Fund, which provides a per-day living expense and matches up to five PTO days for approved service or mission trips with other nonprofit organizations.

Description

Luther Crest, A Diakon Lutheran Senior Living Community - Located in Allentown with easy access to Route 78, Route 22 and Route 476. Luther Crest is a large Continuing Care Retirement Community with a 5-star rated skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, along with a personal care community. Luther Crest is seeking skilled and caring individuals to be part of Diakon's Many Hands. One Heart. team, who recently celebrated 150 years of service. Employees are able to use Luther Crest's state-of-the-art Wellness Center including a fitness center, spa, and indoor heated Olympic-size pool. At Luther Crest, you will begin your career by attending a highly comprehensive orientation and training program that includes a focus on customer service. We are greatly invested in our employees and believe in providing growth through our tuition assistance, wellness and customer service excellence programs.

General Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of nursing care and services provided to the residents.
  • Hires nursing staff; assures a comprehensive orientation with ongoing training that supports retention of qualified staff to carry out nursing programs and services.
  • Responsible for the identification, development and execution of high level nursing services to meet the market demand and clinical services needed.
  • Responsible for fiscally managing the nursing budget as it relates to supplies, pharmacy and proper care management.

Education/Training: A Bachelor's degree in Nursing from accredited school of nursing; current state license to practice as a Registered Nurse.

Experience: Two (2) years with current Director of Nursing experience or three (3) years as an Assistant Director of Nursing in long-term or acute care.

ADA: Ability to sit, stand, lift, bend, reach, push, and pull items weighing up to 50 lbs.; visual and auditory skills.


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