Be part of a 5 Star Rated Health Care Community that values building relationships while providing excellent quality of care!
Valle Verde Retirement Community, part of the HumanGood organization, the largest nonprofit provider of senior housing and services in California and one of the largest in the nation. Our beautiful community is located on 60 pristine acres in Santa Barbara, California.
The Director of Nursing (DON) has the opportunity to create and facilitate well-being for all residents who require skilled nursing care, regardless of their abilities or diagnosis. The DON fosters and cultivates a sense of community among all residents and team members by embracing a person-directed care philosophy. Decisions should be person-directed/resident-driven, and based both on residents' expressed and unmet needs. The DON will strive to create an environment which stimulates each resident to reach their highest potential.
The DON will provide leadership as well as planning, directing, organizing and evaluating nursing services to meet or exceed needs of all residents. In partnership with other departments, the DON operates a nursing home that is in compliance with state and federal guidelines.
The Director of Nursing at Valle Verde will be involved in a culture change transformation that empowers residents and care givers to express choice and practice self-determination in meaningful ways at every level of daily life.
Essential Job Duties Include:
The DON will oversee the well-being and smooth operations for 70-bed health center, comprised of short-term rehab and long term residents.
Must possess the knowledge and sensitivity in meeting the needs of the residents by ensuring exceptional person-directed care is provided.
Will be able to demonstrate strong clinical knowledge; the ability to promote excellence in nursing care; and provide leadership to a highly competent nursing team.
Will demonstrate positive, caring and effective communications- both verbally and by example.
Will lead the health care inter-disciplinary team with strong commitment to the vision, values and mission of the organization.
Promote culture of attitude, behavior and commitments enabling the team to provide extraordinary service and positive experiences to our residents, team members and guests.
Ability to manage details, budgets, staffing and lead team through successful annual surveys.
Possess thorough knowledge of Title 22 and OBRA and nursing practices
Bachelor and RN required as well as a minimum 5 years prior related management experience, with at least 2 years in long term nursing care and supervisory experience.
Experienced in culture change preferred.
Knowledge and experienced in electronic medical record documentation; timekeeping systems; MS Office
Knowledge of personnel practices and successfully lead, mentor and empower their care teams
Able to effectively communicate with residents, their families, care teams and other management team leaders
Valle Verde offers competitive wages and benefits packages which include:
Paid Time Off starts at 19 days per year
8 paid holidays per year
401k plans with 4% employer match
Medical plans, including Health Savings Account with employer contributions
Dental & Vision
Long Term and Short Term Disability plans
Use of community amenities including pool, fitness center, café on site!
Company educational assistance program
Scholarship awards for both team member and their children