Director of Nursing

Good Shepherd, Inc; a 210 bed nursing home in Mason City, IA is seeking a Director of Nursing (DON) who is self-motivated, has previous experience as a nurse supervisor, well organized, and has excellent communication skills. The Director of Nursing (DON) will assist us in reaching our mission of growing a quality oriented and an employee friendly organization. The right candidate will be responsible for the overall successful operation of our nursing department. This individual will report to the facility Administrator.

Director of Nursing duties and responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of a Director of Nursing include:

Supervising all nursing staff
Maintains high standards of care for all patients
Manages patients’ data and medical records as confidential records
Communicates with patients and family members about patient health
Trains and helps with onboarding new nursing staff
Provides ongoing education classes
Implements new procedures and trains Nurses on policies
Director of nursing skills and qualifications, education

Excellent multitasking and organization skills
Ability to lead and instruct others
Interpersonal skills
Verbal and written communication
Up-to-date knowledge of nursing practices, methods and tools
Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
5-10 years of experience as a nursing supervisor
Iowa RN License from accredited educational institution
Job Type: Full-time

Company Info

Company Name
Good Shepherd, Inc.

Contact Name
Nancy Troe





302 2nd Street NE
Mason City, IA 50401