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Director of Nursing | SNF

Gig Harbor, WA
Gig Harbor is one of the most picturesque small cities in America. The city was named from the Wilkes Expedition in which the crew entered the harbor in a longboat called a "captain's gig". These three fishermen rowed from British Columbia to Gig Harbor and decided to stay. It is located on Gig Harbor Bay in Puget Sound across the Narrows Bridge from Tacoma. Due to its close access to several state and city parks, and historic waterfront that includes boutiques and fine dining, it has become a popular tourist destination. During off-peak traffic times, Tacoma can be reached in five minutes and Seattle in just under an hour.
 
Looking for a change of scenery?  We seek a Washington licensed RN with three (3) or more years of DON experience in a skilled nursing environment for the role of Director of Nursing.  In this role you will serve the clinical leader for the skilled nursing facility, leading the clinical team to ensure that patients achieve their highest level of function and highest quality of life. You will work in concert with the Administrator and direct the Nursing Department to maintain quality standards of care in accordance with current Federal, State and company standards, guidelines and regulations. In absence of the Administrator, you will assume the responsibility for center operations. You will conduct the nursing process - assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation - under the scope of the State's Nurse Practice Act of Registered Nurse licensure. 
 
Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and be licensed as an RN in the state of Washington (or be able to gain this licensure). Our ideal candidate will have five (5) or more years of acute care/long term care experience that includes three (3) or more years of DON experience in a skilled nursing environment.
 
The role offers highly competitive compensation, industry-leading benefits, and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says “Apply Now.”
 
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400
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