Lexington Health Network

  • Director of Nursing

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago Ridge
    Job ID
    2018-4360
    Category
    Clinical - Leadership
    Address
    10300 Southwest Highway
    Work Type
    Full Time
    Work Schedule
    Days
  • Overview

    Teamwork is what we’re all about at Lexington Health Care, working together to achieve positive patient outcomes. We realize that when you collaborate, great things are possible; for your patients, and for your career. Lexington proudly employs more than 2,500 employees allowing us to provide an immeasurable value to the communities we serve. So much of who we are comes from being an organization dedicated to the highest attainable quality of care available today. In an industry filled with rapid change and growth, our commitment to family values will never change. As a family owned organization, we have always maintained a unique perspective. Our reputation as a leading health care employer is unmatched. Come see for yourself why it’s so fulfilling to be a part of Lexington!

    Responsibilities

    • The Director of Nursing is responsible for ensuring the residents are clinically cared for within the facility, and has 24 accountability for the clinical outcomes associated with delivering this care.
    • Oversight of the nursing department, the clinical nutrition department, and ancillary services allows the DON to streamline clinical services and provide each resident with the most consistent care approach possible.

    Qualifications

    • Full-time RN who has knowledge and training in nursing administration and restorative/rehabilitative nursing.
    • Knowledge and training of geriatric residents.
    • Graduate of an accredited nursing program with an Illinois RN license.
    • CPR certified.
    • Possess excellent communication skills.
    • Nursing Home Administrator’s license is a plus.
    • Must be able to read, speak and understand the English language.

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