Presbyterian Homes & Services - Prairie
Gate in Council Bluffs, IA is seeking a Director of Nursing /
Clinical Administrator to join our Long Term Care team leading the
clinical operations of our new 72 bed long term care community.
REPORTING STRUCTURE: The Clinical
Administrator reports to the Campus Administrator and
directly supervises all managers of clinical services which may
include: Clinical Coordinators and Staffing Coordinator, and
indirectly supervises all RNs, LPNs, Medication Assistants, and
Resident Assistants. The Clinical Administrator also oversees the
use of contracted services for clinical care.
The sprawling, multi-wing Prairie Gate
complex is being built on 17.5 acres.
Prairie Gate will offer a full continuum of
care for up to 150 residents. It will include 36 independent living
apartments, 24 assisted living apartments, 18 memory care
apartments and 72 skilled nursing suites.
At the heart of the community will be the two-story 21,000 square
foot Town Center offering an array of amenities and services,
including community gathering spaces, restaurant-style dining, a
bistro, salon, library, club room, business office, guest suite,
chapel and wellness center with aerobics studio. Outdoor pathways,
prairie plantings, gardens and a courtyard will be just outside the
doors in a beautiful patio setting.
The Director of Nursing / Clinical
Administrator is responsible for planning, organizing, developing,
evaluating and effectively directing the clinical staff and program
in order to ensure the delivery of high quality resident care and
services consistent with regulations and established clinical best
As a member of the site leadership team,
participate in the planning and implementation of strategies and
programming that assure high quality resident care while achieving
short and long-term operational goals for the site.
Create and maintain an environment that
achieves high quality care (physical, mental, emotional, social and
spiritual) of residents and maintains their independence and
dignity to the highest degree possible within the PHS
Establish and maintain effective
communication systems with all customers.
Oversee the implementation of resident
care processes: Selection, assessment, planning, implementation,
and evaluation of nursing care based upon regulations and
established clinical best practices. Participate in resident care
processes as needed.
Oversee and monitor the clinical
components of the medical record for completeness and
As a supervisor of a large team, the
Clinical Administrator is directly responsible for leading and
growing members of the team and should be able to demonstrate
experience in this area.
- Registered Nurse with current licensure with the State Board of
Nursing in state(s) in which he/she practices.
- Three to five (3 - 5) years leadership experience in
- Current CPR Certification.
- Demonstrated competencies in health care management and
operations, quality management, staff development, resident and
family support systems, and community outreach.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in gerontological
nursing, rehabilitative and restorative clinical practices.
- Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and
- Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the
English language to communicate with all customers
Rated #1 employer in Minnesota by Forbes!
Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a
non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of
high quality housing choices, care and service options for older
adults. Over 7,000 employees serve 27,000 older adults through 50
PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin
and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community services. PHS is
also co-owner of Genevive, a progressive model of primary care,
care navigation and value-based services for over 5,300 older
adults in Minnesota. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the
reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting
independence, vitality and well-being for those they
employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we
are committed to an environment where employees are valued and
empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow
our employees from within, the development opportunities with us
are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities
for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like
education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.
If you have
a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the
hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our
PHS is an EEO/AA employer.
All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless
of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard
to public assistance.