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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
United States

Director of Nursing

Job Description

Valley Manor Care Center is a skilled nurse facility focused on enhancing the lives of our resident! We are now hiring an experienced Director of Nursing to manage the day-to-day aspects of our clinical department! Job duties include managing and supervising nursing services staff, implementing nursing service programs and ensuring the quality of staff performance. Responsibilities may be in addition to typical nursing tasks that include care coordination, medication administration, communication with primary physician and similar nursing functions. Owned and operated by Volunteers of America, we offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, company paid life and long-term disability insurance, a 403(b) retirement program, scholarship opportunities, and more! If you feel your are the candidate we are looking for please apply at

Volunteers of America

Our Mission is to uplift all people

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Job Requirements


PRIMARY RELATIONSHIPS: Interacts directly with all levels of staff, residents and family members.


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


1.  Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and currently registered with the State Board of Examiners for Registered Nurses in the state where the facility is located.

2.  Minimum of three (3) years administrative and supervisory experience in a long-term health care setting. Has knowledge of rehabilitative nursing.

3.  Verbal and written abilities necessary to communicate and work effectively with various levels of staff, residents, family members and the public, and representatives of the various regulatory agencies, and for required written documentation or reports.

4.  Numerical ability necessary to make various computations in planning departmental objectives, keeping work records and schedules, preparing budgets, requisitioning supplies, and monitoring inventory control.

5.  Ability to apply principles of personnel administration to interviewing, selection and supervision of employees, and in monitoring department activities.

6.  Able to evaluate reports, programs, systems, and other data against both judgmental and verifiable criteria.

7.  Able and willing to work flexible hours, such as during a staff shortage or emergency situation.

8.  Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.  Administer Personnel Functions:

Directs and delegates the management functions of licensed and ancillary personnel.

Coordinates activities of various nursing units, promotes and maintains harmonious relationships among nursing personnel, and with medical staff, residents and the public.

Interviews and hires department personnel or monitors and evaluates the process if delegated to another person. Counsels and/or disciplines employees on infractions of established rules; terminates employees when needed. Conducts exit interviews of department personnel.

Conducts performance evaluations and approves established wage changes.

Determines the number of professional and non-professional staff necessary to meet the nursing care needs of the residents.

Develops, implements and maintains work routines and special staffing schedules. Maintains an established staffing schedule, not exceeding budgeted hours per pay period for the department.

Plans, directs and evaluates orientation and in-service training programs for the professional and non-professional staff.

Schedules, presents and records regular department meetings.

Reviews timecards verifying hours worked and approves overtime.

Reviews and revises department job descriptions and work routines for all department positions on at least an annual basis; submits to Executive Director for approval.

Attends Department Head meetings and all-staff meetings and in-service programs as scheduled. Represents the department on various committees as requested by the Executive Director.

Instructs staff on various federal, state and facility’s regulations, policies and procedures; monitors compliance.

Develops, implements and monitors a plan addressing staff training in reimbursement documentation requirements.

Participates in Executive Director-approved ongoing educational programs.

Assists with the establishment, implementation and administration of facility Personnel Administration System.

Accepts responsibility for the facility in the absence of the Executive Director.

2.  Department Budgeting and Planning Processes:

 3.  Policy Functions:

4.  Department Inventory Control:

 5.  Department Inspections:

 6.  Infection Control and Safety:

7.     Fire and Disaster Plans:

8.  Delivery of Nursing Services: