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DIRECTOR OF NURSING (DON)

Company: Mather LifeWays
Location: Evanston
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

We're seeking a Director of Nursing to join our team at the on-site health center within The Mather, our Life Plan Community that provides assisted living, memory support, and Medicare-certified skilled nursing. This role ensures safe and ethical standards of practice and resident care and services; responsible for direction and coordination of all nursing services, according to Mather policies and related Federal and State regulations. Creates meaningful moments in the lives of residents, visitors, and staff by demonstrating EMI (eliminating my impossibilities) behaviors.Minimum Education, Skills, Knowledge, Work Experience: Required: State RN license, minimum of 5 years management experience preferably in a hospital or skilled nursing facility, able to interpret various operational and financial reports, must be able to hire, develop, evaluate and coach staff, excellent verbal and written skills; knowledge of applicable Federal and State regulations.Preferred: Masters or BSN, Computer Proficiency, knowledge of Medicare/MDS requirements. 1 year long term care experience. Responsible for but not limited to:Selects, directs, develops and educates and manages nursing staff according to standards of performance to ensure quality care to all residents. Assures that nursing department functions within guidelines set forth by federal and state regulatory agencies.Coordinates, monitors and manages the quality and outcomes of resident care.About The Mather:The Mather is a Life Plan Community for those age 62 and better. Our staff of professionals is committed to providing excellent service and a warm atmosphere for residents, visitors, and staff. The Mather is in Evanston, Illinois, close to downtown and public transportation. The Mather includes 240 independent living apartment homes, as well as assisted living, memory care, long-term care, and rehabilitation services, along with multiple restaurants, a fitness center, art studio, gardens, and more.The Mather is located at 425 Davis Street in Evanston.What We Offer:Mather offers a benefits package* that goes above and beyond.All employees are eligible for:Generous paid-time off (PTO) program including vacation days, sick days, personal days, and holidays. Earn-as-you-go plan that rolls over year to year, offering flexibility401(k) program with strong employer match and annual contribution (Age 21 or better)Convenient subsidized parking or public transportation for certain locationsLearning to Age Well Program - employees can be reimbursed up to $130 per year for completion of classes such as music lessons, yoga, or foreign language classesBenefits-eligible employees can take advantage of:Medical, dental, and vision plansExtended illness benefitsTuition reimbursement promoting lifelong learningEmployee wellness programs, including free annual wellness screeningShort- and long-term disability insuranceLife insurance - 100% coverage by Mather*Benefits are subject to change without notice. Benefits details dependent on employment status.Expectations of Mather Employees:The ability to work well in a team environmentEffective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skillsThe ability to establish and maintain relationships with residents, customers, and coworkersThe ability to learn new tasks and information and apply to serving othersA commitment to delivering on responsibilitiesReliability, professionalism, and a strong work ethicAbout Mather:Based in Evanston, Illinois, Mather is a unique, non-denominational not-for-profit organization founded in 1941. Dedicated to developing and implementing Ways to Age Well, we create programs, places, and residences for today's young-at-heart older adults. These include senior living residences (The Mather, Mather Place, and Splendido); a variety of community-based initiatives; and Mather Institute, a resource for research and information about aging, trends and innovations in aging services, and more.Mather values employees and is serious about supporting their health and professional development. We've been named one of "Chicago's Top Workplaces" by the Chicago Tribune, and Mather has received national certification as a Great Place to Work by The Great Places to Work Institute.Mather is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.Mather is a drug-free workplace.Come work in a safe and award winning environment with an organization named as a Best Workplace in Chicago. Mather requires all employees be fully vaccinated and has granted accommodations for health and religious reasons.If this sounds like you, then please apply for this position. When applying, please include all work history. List your employers, starting with the most current/recent, including self-employment. Please do not state "Refer to resume."

Keywords: Mather LifeWays, Evanston , DIRECTOR OF NURSING (DON), Executive , Evanston, Illinois

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