Director of Nursing

The Director of Nursing develops and maintains nursing service objectives and standards of nursing practice, develops nursing service policies and procedures and assists in formulating job descriptions for nursing service personnel. Recommends establishment or revision of policies and develops organizational structure and standards of performance. Interprets policies and objectives of nursing service to staff and coordinates with other departments.

Maintains final responsibility for stock levels of supplies and adequate equipment easily and readily available. Establishes personnel qualification requirements, assists in drafting procedure manuals, assists in developing employee in-service programs, installs record and reporting systems and performs other personnel management tasks. Initiates studies to evaluate effectiveness of nursing services in relation to their objectives and costs.

Organizes, develops and provides supervision and administration of quality resident nursing care for the facility by the nursing staff. Regularly inspects nursing units for sanitation, order, safety and proper working condition of equipment. Orients, instructs and conducts in-service education and training programs.

Regularly inspects facility and nursing practices for compliance with federal, state and local standards and regulations. Responsible for the execution of resident care in the absence of a physician.

Makes independent decisions, reports to administration, attends department head meetings and communicates with medical staff, other department heads, nursing personnel, residents and families.

Evaluate, supervise and direct nursing staff in providing a physical, social and psychological environment conducive to maintaining the highest level of independent function and well being for all residents of the facility.

RN graduate from an accredited school of nursing required. BSN preferred, but not required. Current licensure as an RN in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Current CPR certification.

Company Info

Company Name
Rockwell Community Nursing Home, Inc

Company URL

Contact Name
Dianne Poole




707 Elm St E
Rockwell Community Nursing Home, IA 50469