Our Mission is to enhance and inspire the lives of all we
our team members, our patients, our residents and our
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Sterling Living Center - Sterling, CO 80751 US (Primary)
Sterling Living Center in Sterling, CO is a 63-bed center
offering a variety of individualized, health care services for our
patients and residents. We are seeking a qualified and committed
team member to join our efforts in providing quality care in all
aspects of the patient journey. Please consider the following team
member opportunity and apply today!
Plans, coordinates and manages the nursing department.
Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation
of nursing care and services provided to the residents. Ensures
quality care that is consistent with company and regulatory
standards. May be designated to assume responsibilities of daily
operations of the facility in the Administrator's absence.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Ensures nursing staff is providing quality and appropriate
resident / patient care that meets or exceeds company and
Assists in the preparation of annual budget for facility.
Monitors monthly performance of nursing services in relation to
budget and intervenes as needed.
Schedules and performs resident / patient rounds to monitor and
evaluate the quality and appropriateness of nursing care.
Maintains administrative authority, responsibility and
accountability for the proper charting and documentation of care
and of medications and treatments.
Recruits, hires, provides orientation/training, and retains a
sufficient number of qualified staff to carry out nursing programs
and services. Ensures employee performance meets or exceeds
expectations and periodic performance appraisals are conducted on a
Develops and implements the written staffing plan and nursing
schedule that reflects the needs of the resident and resident
Ensures all required records are maintained and submitted, as
appropriate, in an accurate and timely manner.
Evaluates current and potential residents and patients to ensure
facility can provide appropriate level of care.
Evaluates market studies and develops clinical programs to meet
the needs of the community.
Maintains regular and ongoing communication with facility
Medical Director ensuring programs and care services meet the needs
of patients / residents.
Completes required forms and documents in accordance with
company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
Manages clinical aspects of state or federal government survey
Performs other duties as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.
Valid State licensure as an RN.
One to three (1-3) years of management or supervisory experience
in long-term care, acute care, restorative or geriatric nursing
Proficient in the use of personal computer.
Physical Demands & Environment
May be required to respond to critical issues on a 24/7 basis.
Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or
fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee
is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or
airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance
with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions for the position.
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class.
Our Mission is to enhance and inspire the lives of all we serve:
our team members, our patients, our residents and our families.
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