Garden City, NY USA
Full-Time - Nursing Services Director

What’s the difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding career? The people you serve. When you work at Atria, you have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth. What’s more, you are part of an extraordinary company – one that’s investing in the future of senior living by investing in you. Don’t just do a job. Be part of an extraordinary life.

 

Atria is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications.

Responsibilities

The Nursing Services Director is responsible for the overall implementation, delivery, and coordination of Client Care Services in the assigned location.

 

  • Supervise, develop, and schedule the client services staff according to agency policies, procedures and standards.
  • Establish and maintain a medication system which adheres to state, federal and company laws, regulations and guidelines.
  • Perform assessments and reassessments to determine client needs.
  • Develop appropriate Service Plan to meet client’s needs while ensuring safety and support client independence.  Consults with physician and receives physician approval and Orders for Service Plan.
  • Instructs staff regarding client’s needs and Service Plan.  Ensures that service plan is being followed and documentation is completed as necessary.
  • Operate the within budget and according to agency’s policies, procedures and standards.
  • Complete weekly Quality Enhancement reviews to ascertain if the agency is meeting state regulations and agency policies.
  • Act as a consultant and resource for issues related to client care within the community.
  • Ensure adherence to company policy and State Health and Safety Codes, and federal regulations for licensed home care agency.
  • Recruit, schedule and supervise staff; available to cover staffing when needed.
  • Act as the Agency on call nurse for at least a seven (7) day duration each month. On call nurses must be available to perform necessary tasks including, but not limited to, taking phone calls to advise staff and clients from 5pm – 9am on weekdays and all day (24 hours) on the weekend. On call nurses must complete daily “On call nursing notes” and Agency MOD documentation as per Agency Policy.
  • Administer medications as allowed per state specific guidelines when required.
  • Maintains skills in client care and clinical function.
  • Maintains medical records and complete paperwork in compliance with regulations and agency policy.
  • Provide activities of daily living assistance to the clients as needed.
  • Provide training and orientation to new staff members and ongoing training to current staff members.
  • Communicate to clients, families, department heads, staff, and Executive Director in an effective and respectful manner.
  • Support referrals and sales processes with promotion of a positive image of the agency.
  • Deliver and attend required training for self for professional licensure and agency.
  • Maintain positive relations with clients’ families and physicians.
  • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
Qualifications
  • A registered nurse or licensed practical nurse licensed to practice as required by New York state regulations.
  • Experience in direct patient care and assessments/observation of clinical conditions.
  • Experience in recruiting, training and managing people in the healthcare field.
  • Experience at a supervisory level in homecare.
  • CPR certified and knowledge of basic first aid.
  • Experience coordinating educational events.
  • Must successfully complete the Atria management training, and all agency specified training programs.
  • Must complete all state required training to maintain licensure or certification.
  • Able to work flexible work hours due to demands of position.
Hiring Step 1
It’s Easy to Apply Online
Select the “Apply Now” button on the job that interests you. Plan on taking 5-10 minutes to complete the application and select “Submit” when done – you’ll receive a confirmation email shortly thereafter. Keep your login and password handy as you’ll need it throughout the hiring process.
Hiring Step 2
Application Review
Every application is given due consideration. If your experience and skills are aligned with the job requirements, we’ll contact you to schedule an interview.
Hiring Step 3
Interviews & Assessments
Your interview will be conducted by phone or in person with an Atria recruiter or hiring manager. This process may include additional interviews, reference checks and skill assessments.
Hiring Step 4
Offer Letter
If you are chosen for the position, an offer will be made by phone and email. The email will include a letter which you’ll sign electronically, return to us and can download for your records.
Hiring Step 5
Post-Offer Hiring Process
You’ll receive all needed forms, instructions and our contact information if you have any follow-up questions. This process may include a background check and/or a drug screen. COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of all positions – proof of vaccination is required before you can start. We will evaluate potential accommodations for anyone seeking an exemption due to a medical condition or religious belief.
Hiring Step 6
Check-ins from your future team
As turnaround times vary for screening results, we’ll provide any needed updates and let you know what to expect for your first day on the job.
Hiring Step 7
First day and onboarding
Congratulations – we’re excited to have you join our team! Onboarding varies by position, but on your first day at Atria you’ll typically meet coworkers, take a workplace tour and begin any required training.
Job Details
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Category: Care - Home Care
Location: Garden City NY, USA
Req ID: 2021-157386

Benefits for Working at Atria Home Care

Competitive Pay

Paid Holidays & PTO

Comprehensive Health Plans

Career Advancement Opportunities

Tuition Reimbursement

Employee Loyalty Rewards Program

Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match

Rewards & Recognition

Learn more about the many ways Atria celebrates employee achievements and rewards outstanding performance.

Health & Safety

Whether providing protection from flu, COVID-19 or natural disasters, we make safety a priority for both residents and staff.

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