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Director of Nursing - DON

Company: Marklund
Location: Elgin
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:
Marklund in Elgin is hiring a Director of Nursing (DON)!Would you like to make a difference in the lives of others and be appreciated for what you do?Join us in making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities and love your job!Marklund is seeking a highly motivated and mission-centered individual for the position of Director of Nursing (DON). This position is based out of the Marklund Wasmond Center in Elgin, IL (formerly named Little Angels).Who We Are:Marklund is a nonprofit organization that provides residential, educational and therapy services to infants, children, teens and adults with serious and profound developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs. With three residential locations - the Marklund Hyde Center in Geneva, the Marklund Philip Center in Bloomingdale, and the Marklund Wasmond Center in Elgin, it is currently home to nearly 178 residents. The Marklund Day School offers Multi-Needs and Life Skills programs for children and young adults with multiple medical needs, and those diagnosed on the autism spectrum. In addition, our Community Day Services program at each site is a therapeutic day program for adults who reside at Marklund and those who come in from the community.Marklund provides a rich culture where everything we do contributes to our mission of "making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities." Each and every employee's job contributes to Marklund's vision of providing a happy, safe purpose-filled life for every individual with intellectual and development disabilities, and is integral to enhancing the lives of the individuals we serve. As part of our private, not-for-profit network of services, you will learn what it's like to have the individuals we serve not only change your career, but also change your lifeDirector of Nursing (DON) Summary of Duties:

  • Develops, maintains, and implements nursing policies and procedures that conform to current standards of nursing practice, facility philosophy, and operational policies while maintaining compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Communicates and interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff, and monitors staff practices and implementation.
  • Participates in all admission decisions, and may visit prospective residents before admission.
  • Participates in management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes, personnel, or complaints or concerns. In addition, participates as a member of Marklund's Leadership Team.
  • Responsible for hiring nurses
  • Oversees and evaluates the work performance of nursing personnel and implements discipline according to operational policies.
  • Ensures delivery of compassionate quality care and nursing supervision as evidenced by adequate services and staff coverage, absence of odors, general cleanliness, prevention of pressure wounds, and apparent maintenance of optimal resident functions.
  • Collaborates with physicians and consultants to improve the quality of services and to resolve identified problems.
  • Coordinates nursing services with all other departments.
    • Please note that this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Similar Industry Titles and Keywords:Director of Nursing, Associate Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, DON, Nurse Manger, ICF/DD Residential Care Facility, Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities, Intermediate Care FacilityApply Today!EOE
      Required Experience:
      Director of Nursing (DON) Qualifications:
      • Current Licensed Registered Nurse (required)
      • 1 or more years of experience as a DON preferred
      • Knowledge of IDPA, IDPH, DHS, public health survey process/regulations, Medicaid and ICF/DD residential care facilities and CARF preferred
      • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job and to meet its functional and environmental requirements

        From: Marklund

        Benefits:We want to be a positive influence in your career pathWhether you work at Marklund for 1 year, 5 years or 50 years, we want to be a positive influence in your career path.When you join the Marklund team, you receive the following:Compensation & Benefits we offer YOUFull-Time Employees:
        • Competitive Pay
        • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans
        • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
        • Health Savings Account (HSA)
        • Company Paid Life Insurance for all FT employees
        • Voluntary Life Insurance
        • Company Paid Long-Term Disability
        • Voluntary Short -Term Disability
        • Paid Time Off (PTO)*
          • School Employees Receive "Closed Days" and Sick/Personal
          • PTO Cash-In & Conversion Twice Per Year
          • Tuition Reimbursement
          • Extended Sick Bank
          • 7 Paid Holidays per YearFull-Time and Part-Time Employee Benefits:
            • Competitive pay
            • Credit Union Membership
            • Retirement Savings Plan - eligible upon hire
              • Marklund matches up to 5%Ways we appreciate YOU
                • Annual Employee Recognition Dinner and Celebration
                • Years of Service Awards and Gifts beginning at 5 years
                • Claire Haverkampf (founder) Annual Commemorative Award
                • You Caught My Eye - Monthly Employee Award
                • Thanksgiving Turkey
                • Employee Referral Bonus Program
                • Employee Assistance ProgramTraining & Growth Opportunities for YOU
                  • We promote from within whenever possible
                  • You are paid while you train:
                    • In-House Training Programs
                    • Leadership Training Program
                    • Employee Workshops on a variety of topicsBenefits/Programs subject to change.

Keywords: Marklund, Elgin , Director of Nursing - DON, Healthcare , Elgin, Illinois

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