Director of Nursing (DON)

We are looking for a charismatic leader to join our team as the new Director of Nursing (DON) at West Bend Health and Rehabilitation! What we are looking for: a strong competent fearless individual who will work with their team to achieve high clinical standards through love and accountability. People are genuinely happy to be here and we need someone who can lead this team and continue our mission of creating a home away from for both staff and the residents we serve.

The right candidate will receive:

• SUPPORT: A strong department head team filled with leaders that are dedicated to making West Bend Health and Rehabilitation the best. Our team members back our DON 100%, all you have to do is send out a SOS and the team is there to help out!
• STAFFING: Need a shift covered? Don’t worry we have a dedicated staffing coordinator who also handles all staffing needs! The DON can be as hands on or hands off with staffing as they want to.
• SURVEY: We have clinical systems in place and this is a great opportunity for someone wanting to jump in, build on a solid foundation, and lead a team to greatness.
• SISTER FACILITIES & REGIONAL GUIDEANCE: We also have support from Regional Clinical Resources as well as additional support from fellow DON partners in our Iowa market. We have a lot of resources and support available to make sure you succeed!

• Recruit, hire, train, coach, and evaluate departmental staff (management staff only)
• Provide 24-hour accountability for the Nursing Department in directing and coordinating all activities of nursing services
• Makes rounds to verify clinical compliance including periodic spot checks of resident’s condition
• Coordinate clinical services to promote standard clinical interventions of resident care
• Takes corrective action in response to quality of service issues
• Investigate any complaints and concerns as indicated
• Review and follow-up on documentation for clinical compliance
• Supervise all nursing activity within the department
• Ensure coaching and disciplinary actions are provided as indicated within the policies and procedures of the campus
• Evaluate performance/skills/job knowledge of nursing staff
• Other duties as assigned

We are committed to providing a competitive benefits and compensation package which includes medical/dental/vision coverage, company-provided life insurance, 401(k) with company match, and sick/vacation plans. You are welcome to view full details at our public benefits portal We also believe in supporting our employee’s professional growth and development through our Learning Management System as well as training sessions and seminars.


• Iowa (or compact state) RN license is required
• 1-2 years of DON experience
• 2 years of experience in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) or Long Term Care (LTC)
• Ability to learn and implement administrative and departmental policies and procedures and carry out job responsibilities in a professional, accurate and conscientious manner
• Ability to create and maintain a helpful, understanding and empathetic atmosphere toward the residents and staff
• Ability to handle confidential information exercise independent judgment and make decisions based on good nursing practice guidelines

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West Bend Health and Rehabilitation, 203 4th St N, West Bend, IA 50597

Company Info

Company Name
West Bend Health and Rehab

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Contact Name
Jessica List




203 4th Street NW
West Bend, IA 50597